Communications Assistant

This is an exciting opportunity for a person with some experience in communications to develop their skills across a portfolio of communications outputs including events, digital, storytelling and publications. Under the guidance of the Head of Communications and Marketing, you will be working on the collection and dissemination of case studies, assisting with event organisation and promotion, and supporting our digital and publications operations.

With excellent written and verbal English and French or Arabic language skills, you’ll be able to grasp complex issues and present them clearly, adapting your output to meet the needs of different audiences. You’ll have a proven ability to write and copy-edit communications materials, a good understanding of branding, and experience using visual communications and photography.You’ll be working on multiple projects at the same time, often to tight deadlines, so will need to be able to manage your time effectively, be well-organised and have an eye for detail. You’ll be an excellent networker, confident at building relationships across all levels of the organisation. Knowledge or a demonstrable interest in peacebuilding, international development or human rights is essential. In return, you will have the opportunity to work for an innovative charity with a dedicated group of peacebuilders working across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Note: The above include some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description linked below.

.All job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK or The Hague


  • Salary: £23,875 per annum (if based in London)
  • Contract duration: 1 year (with the possibility of extension)
  • Location: London or the Hague
  • Closing date: 3 October 2021 (23.59 pm UK Time)

How to apply

To apply, please follow the link below and upload your CV and cover letter. In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.

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While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. All applicants will be judged strictly based on merit.