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The IGC seeks to employ highly qualified, committed and passionate individuals to join our teams in London and around the world.


Project Associate (part-time)

Overview

In collaboration with Devlab@Duke, the IGC is organising a virtual matching programme to help build research collaboration between researchers from developed countries and developing countries.

We are seeking a part-time Project Associate who will support this project, including managing online events on Zoom (60%), coordinating with participants (20%), gathering data from participants (10%), and cleaning and preparing data (10%).  This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate interested in getting more exposure to research in development economics and policy and networks of researchers in developed and developing countries.

Job summary

  • Location: Remote
  • Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting 22 June
  • Desired start date: As soon as possible
  • Length of commitment: Approximately 6 months on a part-time basis

Activities

  • Lead the organisation of events, including researching and developing event content and formats.
  • Work closely with the relevant stakeholders (IGC communications team, Devlab@Duke, etc.) on developing tailored communications plans for each event.
  • Liaise closely with event participants before, during, and after events.
  • Manage the logistics, budget, and general workplan of the events.

Requirements

  • Experience organising events and project management (specific experience with academic events and conferences is a plus).
  • High level of initiative.
  • Ability to work independently and juggle multiple time-sensitive tasks.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage relationships with staff, participants and speakers.
  • Excellent AV skills for hosting online events on Zoom or similar platform.

Find out more and apply for this position here.