Communications Officer

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with a background in communications to contribute to growing International Alert’s organisational influence through our research and events.

This position will be an important interface between our global Advocacy and Communications team and our country and thematic programme teams. Under the guidance of the Communications Manager, the role will provide support to programme teams on the creation of a range of communications outputs.

It will have a specific focus on supporting the production of publications in multiple languages, including process management, dissemination and supplier relations. The position will also play a key role in supporting the delivery of our external events, working in close collaboration with the Senior Communications Officer.

This position requires proven abilities in editing materials for a range of audiences and an eye for detail. You will have experience in coordinating the production of publications, including managing freelancers and suppliers. Good knowledge of branding and experience using visual communications and photography is essential. All applicants must be fluent in English and French (written and spoken).

In return, you will have the opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations and experience working with teams around the world dedicated to tackling the root causes of violent conflict.

The role can be based in either our London or Hague offices, where the applicant must have the pre-existing right to work.

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


  • Salary: £29,189 per annum (if based in London)
  • Contract duration: 1 year with the possibility of extension
  • Location: London or Hague
  • Closing date: 13 June 2021 (23:59pm UK time)

How to apply

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Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and Alert reserves the right to bring the closing date forward so early applications are encouraged.

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 judged strictly based on merit.