The 99% Campaign is run by Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS), a leading think tank with a mission to give everyone a chance to forge a safer, fairer and more inclusive society. We do this by producing evidence-based solutions to current social problems, sharing best practice, and by supporting young people to shape decision making.
IARS is currently recruiting for a 99% Campaign intern along with other positions, which you can find on our website. What makes the IARS team special is commitment, drive, flexibility and teamwork and we are looking for someone with the same qualities. As a small organisation with a diverse portfolio of work, you can expect no two days to be the same and to be constantly challenged.
You will support the youth-led 99% Campaign acheive it’s aims of challenging negative stereotypes of young people by: helping support the organisation of the 99% Campaign Board, which consists of high profile individuals; promote the Campaign through the use of social media and keep track of trends in London press.
You can find out more about the 99% Campaign by visiting the 99% Campaign Blog.
Position would suit a graduate/postgraduate with an interest in journalism and campaigning;
Empathy with the aims and objects of IARS;
Good IT skills and ability to administer a blog using a content management system;
Work well independently;
Good written, oral communication skills;
A keen eye for spotting errors.
Start date: ASAP
Days/hours to volunteer: 1 – 2 days per week
Duration: For 3 months with possibility for renewal (up to six months)
Expenses: Up to £12 a day
Benefits: Training in the form of staff seminars, Personal development plans, CV review scheme, Guaranteed interview scheme when paid opportunities become available.
Application process: Applicants to send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org detailing the position you are applying for by 5pm on Monday 7thMay. Please also sign up to IARS’ monthly newsletter by clicking here.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 16thMay. Successful candidates will be contacted by Friday 11thMay and unsuccessful candidates will be contacted at the end of the recruitment process.
Candidates are encouraged to sign up to our monthly newsletter to keep up to date with opportunities within the organisation: http://www.iars.org.uk/content/free-monthly-newsletters