Opportunities to work with Conciliation Resources

Conciliation Resources is an independent organisation working with people in conflict to prevent violence and build peace. There are two volunteer and two consultancy opportunities at present:

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Communications Assistant 

  • Voluntary position, based at our office in Tufnell Park
  • Part-time, flexible, for a period of three months
  • Travel (within London zones 1-6) and lunch expenses reimbursed
  • Closing date: 9am (UK time) Monday 08 June 2015
  • Interviews: 16 June 2015

Conciliation Resources is recruiting for a Communications Assistant (volunteer). This unpaid role will provide support to the Communications team across a number of areas of communications.

We are looking for someone with an interest in and basic understanding of different communications channels and activities, as well as an interest in international issues and working in a not-for-profit environment. In return we will provide experience of and insight into the world of international NGO communications.

The suitable applicant will be IT literate, confident in handling different digital files and be familiar with digital platforms such as Twitter and YouTube.

With excellent verbal and written English skills, they will also have good attention to detail and strong organisational skills. Working well either alone or as part of a team, they will have experience of working with a diverse range of people.

We are looking for someone who can commit to either two or three days per week, for a minimum of three months. Hours and days are negotiable and will be agreed on appointment.

Donwloads for ths post: Application Form/Role Description/Diversity Monitoring Form

Photo Library Assistant 

  • Voluntary position, based at our office in Tufnell Park
  • Part-time, flexible, for a period of three months
  • Travel (within London zones 1-6) and lunch expenses reimbursed
  • Closing date: 9am (UK time) Monday 08 June 2015
  • Interviews: 18 June 2015

Conciliation Resources is recruiting for a Photo Library Assistant (volunteer). This unpaid role will provide support to the Communications team with managing their photo assets and reinvigorating use of their online photo library.

We are looking for someone with an interest in and basic understanding of communications and/or photography, as well as an interest in international issues and working in a not-for-profit environment. In return we will provide experience of and insight into the world of international NGO communications.

The suitable applicant will be IT literate, confident in handling digital files and have an understanding of what makes a good photograph.

With solid verbal and written English skills, they will also have good attention to detail and strong organisational skills. Working well either alone or as part of a team, they will have experience of working with a diverse range of people.

We are looking for someone who can commit to either two or three days per week, for a minimum of two or three months. Hours and days are negotiable and will be agreed on appointment.

Downloads for this post: Application Form/Role Description/Diversity Monitoring Form

Call For Expression of Interest for Development of Conciliation Resources' Monitoring and Reporting System

Conciliation Resources is looking to identify a developer with which it can work to scope, design, build and implement a monitoring and reporting system for go live early in the second half of 2015.

This is an exciting project of organisational importance which needs to be delivered on time, to a budget, needs to be easily accessible for all to ensure maximum take up and usage and therefore benefit, interlinks with our current technologies but should not constrained by them and helps Conciliation Resources report on the impact attributable to its work and to which, in turn, it has contributed.

For more information on the challenges we are seeking to address and our initial thinking on design, and how to apply please download the attachment below. 

Closing date: 17:00, 25 May 2015. 

Download: Call For Expression of Interest/Diversity Monitoring Form

 

Accord Insight 3 Project – Reconciliation and Peace Processes Issue Editor 

Conciliation Resources is recruiting a Specialist Editor to work on the third Insight project and publication in our Accord series. This will inform practical learning of how reconciliation can support inclusive peace processes.

The Specialist Editor will need to be a strong editor and writer with specialist knowledge of peace processes and reconciliation. He/she will have experience of developing practical learning and recommendations from applied research, and of supporting authors who may not be experienced writers to express their ideas and describe their experiences clearly.

The project and publication need to reflect a diversity of perspectives and experiences: local, national and international; official and unofficial. The Specialist Editor will help to bridge academic, policy and practitioner debates and experiences, and to manage relationships among diverse project stakeholders. All Accord activities pay close attention to gender balance.

The Specialist Editor will work closely with Conciliation Resources’ Accord Team on a number of outputs:

  • Developing the project concept and publication structure
  • A Joint Analysis Workshop bringing together major stakeholders in the project and peace processes to exchange experiences
  • Editing and producing the Accord Insight publication – commissioning and editing approximately six articles, interviews and analyses (approximately 20,000 words in total), including       supporting inexperienced authors; overseeing production of standard features – profiles of key players, chronology of events, maps, photos and images; and writing the introduction
  • A ‘Learning Clinic’ to develop policy and practice findings from the project
  • Developing and supporting the implementation of a communications and outreach strategy to disseminate and advocate project findings
  • Contributing to monitoring and evaluation

 

The consultancy is for an estimated two months (42 days) spread over approximately 16 months, beginning mid-June 2015. The fee is a maximum of GBP£10,500, which should include any relevant sales or value added tax.

Accord is well established as the ‘go to’ resource for practical learning on peace and transition processes. Accord Insight presents cutting-edge analysis and contemporary peacebuilding innovation by re-examining key challenges and practical lessons from Conciliation Resources’ Accord publication Series. www.c-r.org/accord

Interested applicants should send:

  •  A CV of no more than two pages of A4, minimum 10 point font, outlining relevant experience – a bibliography can be attached as an appendix to your CV
  •  A supporting statement of two-three pages, minimum 10 point font, explaining how you meet the brief as detailed in the Summary Terms of Reference, what you will bring to the role    of Specialist Editor and why you are interested in it, and your reflections on the value of the project outline and objectives

Please send all applications to recruitment [at] c-r [dot] org with ‘Accord Insight Specialist Editor’ in the title of the email.

Deadline for submissions: 5pm (UK time), 29 May 2015

Downloads for this post: Summary Terms of Reference/Diversity Monitoring Form

No recruitment agencies or media sales please.

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