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Internship Opportunity

Peacemapping and Outreach Intern

Who We Are:

Peace Direct works with local people to stop violent conflict and build lasting peace. The best solutions to conflict come from local people who are directly affected by the violence, and it should be these local groups to lead on building peace in their communities. Currently, we support 16 local organizations across 12 countries. We also promote our partners’ work to funders and policymakers in order to improve practices and policies in ways that help support local peacebuilders. In the US office, we also educate and engage the public in conversation about peacebuilding and supporting locally led efforts.

The US office of Peace Direct is accepting applications for a part-time internship during the summer. We are looking for an individual interested in peacebuilding to support our public-education programs through our peacemapping initiative on, and our supporter group: Peacebuilder Allies Program.

Intern Role:

-Research and outreach to local movements and organizations in the US, inviting them to submit their group’s profile on our website:

-Maintain communications with these groups, particularly as new crises develop in the US

-Assist building and promoting campaigns for Peace Direct’s supporter group: Peacebuilder Allies Program

-Help promote Peace Direct online reports, publications and events

-Assist with other administrative duties as needed


-Experience with event planning, administration and logistics

-Basic skills with Word, Excel and PowerPoint

-Works well in teams while also having an independent initiative; ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage a workload without heavy supervision

-Professionalism and ability to represent an organization and its mission well to various stakeholders

-Excellent oral and written communications skills with attention to detail

How to Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Christine at [email protected] Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Peace Direct is committed to the values of diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work culture. Potential candidates of all backgrounds, ages, genders and ethnicities are encouraged to apply.

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International Programmes Manager

£38,200 per year

Peace Direct is looking for a dynamic and experienced Programme Manager to oversee all major projects which are part of the organisation’s international programmes portfolio and to ensure their effective management.

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody who is passionate about supporting locally led peacebuilding, has experience overseeing a complex portfolio of projects and is able to hit the ground running to take over the management of projects, as well as contribute to programme development.

As International Programmes Manager, you will be part of the International Programmes team and work with Programme Officers and partners to oversee and support effective peacebuilding projects. You will have oversight of several large projects, so we expect the successful candidate to have excellent project management and organisational skills, brilliant interpersonal skills and the ability to think creatively.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in a similar or relevant role, as well as management experience. We are looking for someone with a genuine passion for our mission to support local efforts to build peace.

The applicant must be fluent in written and spoken English and French.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 28th February 2020.

Only completed applications will be accepted and only applicants with the right to work in the UK will be considered.

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