Researcher for the Fourth Group

Recruiter
We Make Change
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Throughout 2018, The Fourth Group (in partnership with University of Queensland, One Young World, Quartz, Global Social Entrepreneurship Network, Democracy.Earth, Entrepreneur First, Kumu. ph, and the Pan African Human Rights Defenders Network) is running an inquiry to learn what problems citizens want to sort out and what actions they want to take in regards to the impact of digital technologies.

Time: 6 hours per week +

Overview of the Role & Team

The position is key in contributing to the development of the organisation’s knowledge database, which is essential for all areas of the organisation to function effectively. This includes playing an important role in working within the Research Team to research important issues being faced across the world; the NGOs helping to address them and how people can support those organisations. This role will also provide the opportunity to undertake other areas of research that are relevant to the organisation while providing reports on the findings.
Responsibilities
Researching NGOs from across the world.
Developing profiles of individual NGOs related to specific causes.
Researching innovative practices in the NGO sector.
Researching important issues being faced around the world.
Finding and checking information.
Researching and writing content for websites and social media.
Requirements
Good organisational and administrative skills.
A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Creativity and initiative.
Multi-tasking ability and a flexible approach to work.
The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

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