The Institute employs a diverse team of statisticians, economists, peace and conflict experts, communication specialists and thought leaders. Our team is constantly expanding and we are always looking for new talent.

We accept CVs for Research Fellow positions on a rolling basis and consider them as future opportunities arise. Please send CVs directly to [email protected]


Jobs

  • Program Coordinator

    Full-time position, salary commensurate with experience
    ● Five days per week based in our Sydney office
    ● Graduates interested in a career in for purpose organisations are encouraged to apply

    The Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit research institute dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, tangible and achievable measure of human well-being and progress. 

    The Program Coordinator role is an exciting opportunity to support the growth of IEP’s Positive Peace framework being adopted globally by a range of multilateral, government, education and civil society organisations. 

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Reporting to the Program Manager you will support IEP’s growth though a range of existing programs and new opportunities.

    ● Partnership development and coordination
    ● Preparation of proposals and grants applications for partners and donors
    ● Developing and maintaining partnership administration systems and practice
    ● Partnership event management
    ● Coordinate the IEP Ambassador program
    ● Coordinate the IEP Ambassador community of practice
    ● IEP Ambassador event management
    ● Communications in support of the Partnerships portfolio
    ● Content development and management inclusive of but not limited to: collateral, training aids, reports, newsletters, presentations, web sites, social media and other content needs
    ● Coordination and assisting facilitation of Positive Peace workshops
    ● Identifying and securing event opportunities inclusive of conferences, symposiums, forums, labs, round-tables with an emphasis on sourcing strategic and large events.
    ● Identifying and supporting the development funding opportunities and grant applications.
    ● Identifying and supporting other growth potential such as sponsorship, monetising programs, commercial partnerships.
    ● Monitoring and evaluation, including impact assessment of workshops and programs
    ● Research relevant to Positive Peace activation modalities
    ● Support of the Partnerships Intern program
    ● Other management and administrative duties in relation to partnerships

    Download the pdf on right for full job description.

    Position hours: Monday to Friday – 9am to 5:30 pm – The position requires some flexibility due to the global and fluctuating nature of service delivery.
    Travel: Domestic and international travel may be a requirement of the position. Any travel requirements will be negotiated with the employee.
    Residency requirements: Required to have permanent residency or an appropriate Visa.

    Applications: Please submit your application by Friday 22nd July 2022 @ 5:00 PM AEST, including your resumé and a one-page cover letter. If you have any further questions about this vacancy please contact IEP via  [email protected]  

    IEP reserves the right to interview and appoint candidates prior to the advertised closing date.

  • Program Manager

    ● Unique opportunity for an internationally facing role
    ● Full-time position, salary commensurate with experience
    ● Five days per week based in our Sydney office

    The Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit research institute dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, tangible and achievable measure of human well-being and progress. 

    The program manager role is an exciting opportunity to support the growth of IEP’s Positive Peace framework being adopted globally by a range of multilateral, government, education and civil society organisations.

    Working with the Partnerships Portfolio you will deliver global activation of IEP’s Positive Peace program. Reporting to the Partnerships Director your role is pivotal in leading this growth. You have experience in program management and will support IEP’s growth though a range of existing programs and new opportunities. You have experience in education and facilitation or prepared to develop these skills.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    ● Manage the IEP Ambassador program
    ● Manage the IEP Ambassador community of practice
    ● IEP Ambassador event management
    ● Partnership development and management
    ● Developing and maintaining partnership administration systems and practice
    ● Partnership event management
    ● Communications in support of the Partnerships portfolio
    ● Content development and management inclusive of but not limited to: collateral, training aids, reports, newsletters, presentations, web sites, social media and other content needs
    ● Management, and facilitation of Positive Peace workshops
    ● Identifying and securing event opportunities inclusive of conferences, symposiums, forums, labs, round-tables with an emphasis on sourcing strategic and large events
    ● Identifying and supporting the development funding opportunities and grant applications.
    ● Identifying and supporting other growth potential such as sponsorship, monetising programs, commercial partnerships.  
    ● Monitoring and evaluation, including impact assessment of workshops and programs
    ● Research relevant to Positive Peace activation modalities
    ● Support and management of the Partnerships Intern program
    ● Other management and administrative duties in relation to partnerships

    Download the pdf on right for full job description.

    Position type: Full time – ongoing
    Position hours: Monday to Friday – 9am to 5:30 pm – The position requires some flexibility due to the global and fluctuating nature of service delivery.
    Travel: Domestic and international travel may be a requirement of the position. Any travel requirements will be negotiated with the employee.
    Residency requirements: Required to have permanent residency or an appropriate Visa.

    Applications to: Please submit your application by Friday 15th July 2022 @ 5:00 PM AEST, including your resumé and a one-page cover letter. If you have any further questions about this vacancy please contact IEP via  [email protected]  

    IEP reserves the right to interview and appoint candidates prior to the advertised closing date.

  • PR Specialist (Contract)

    ● Unique opportunity for an internationally facing role
    ● Supporting IEP’s Chairman and IEP’s media & partnership efforts
    ● Three days per week based in our Sydney office

    We are looking to hire a motivated self-starter who demonstrates strong initiative. You understand how to secure international and local press coverage, and have the ability to create strategies that deliver consistent exposure for the Chairman, and more broadly, the organisation. You enjoy working independently, as well as contributing collaboratively.

    Lastly, you’re a team player who is driven, creative, passionate about the use of media to impact the world. An excellent writer and communicator, the ideal candidate will have a deep interest in peace, conflict and development issues, would be well travelled, and would have preferably lived or have had experience working in an international environment.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The person in this role works in collaboration with the communications team and reports to the Director of Global Communications. You will be responsible for:
    ● Planning and implementing the publicity strategy
    ● Sourcing, arranging and briefing the Chairman on media, podcasts and events
    ● Developing and producing high-quality, informative, and interesting press releases, EPKs, and related materials where required
    ● Building and maintaining excellent relationships with the media and partner organisations
    ● Analysing media coverage achieved and making necessary improvements

    Selection criteria and previous experience required
    ● 3 – 5 years experience
    ● A self-starter and team player, adaptable to change
    ● Proven public relations experience or in a related field
    ● Takes initiative to develop new strategies and outside-the-box ideas for media and social media
    ● Ability to comprehend and summarise the contents of IEP’s research and other material
    ● Will be able to work with minimal supervision but also to work with a clear mandate and approval processes
    ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong copywriting and content creation skills
    ● Positive, motivated, manage time efficiently
    ● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in marketing, journalism, business or related field
    ● Excellent computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
    ● Confident stakeholder presentation skills and attention to detail

    Desired personal qualities
    ● Excellent attention to detail and solution oriented.
    ● Ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
    ● Ability to work well under pressure with discretion and judgment.
    ● A commitment to and an interest in peace and development.
    ● Happy to work in an office based environment

    Applications to: CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria and desired personal qualities to [email protected]

    Deadline for applications: Friday 6 May, 2022

    Websites: economicsandpeace.org, visionofhumanity.org

    Download the pdf on right for full job description. 

  • Corporate Communications Specialist

    – Full-time position, salary commensurate with experience
    – Unique opportunity for an internationally facing role
    – Executing IEP’s global media & communication strategy

    We are looking for a Corporate Communications Specialist to collaborate with IEP’s various departments, regional offices and stakeholders to schedule, coordinate and produce communications that engage international media, governments, multilaterals, the business community and the general public. This is a unique opportunity to secure an internationally facing role based in Sydney, Australia.

    The Corporate Communication Specialist works with the Global Marketing & Communication Director and the Communications team to promote the various initiatives of the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), including international media launches, events, our various websites and the IEP ambassador program, as well as making the general public aware of IEP research and programs.

    An excellent writer and communicator, the ideal candidate would have a deep interest in peace, conflict and development issues, would be well travelled, and would have preferably lived or have had experience working in an international environment. 

  • Outreach and Development Officer

    · Unique opportunity to have a global impact
    · Full-time position, salary commensurate with experience
    · Based in New York, working with an international team
    · Requires grant writing and partnership development expertise

    The Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit research institute dedicated to shifting the world’s focus to peace as a positive, tangible and achievable measure of human well-being and progress. We do this by developing data-driven peace indices, insights and frameworks that enable communities, governments and civil society organizations to help build peacefulness locally and at a national level.

    We are seeking an experienced and self-starting Outreach and Development Officer (ODO) to help expand our impact across the Americas. The ODO’s primary role will be to identify opportunities that align with IEP’s mission and expertise and write and submit proposals aligning with partner/donor interests. As part of a larger team, the ODO will also help to promote IEP training and research products, organize events and source strategic speaking engagements.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    · Monitor foundation, municipal and federal grant platforms and websites, identifying opportunities that are aligned with IEP.
    · Write and submit research and training proposals. Technical elements of research proposals are developed by IEP’s research team in Sydney.
    · Help expand IEP networks by performing general outreach, leveraging IEP product launches, training activities, speaking engagements and other events of strategic value.
    · Organize meetings potential partners.
    · Maintain the current database of partners and potential partners, including an updated status for each and information on the relevant points of contact.
    · Support the organization of launch events and speaking engagements as needed.
    · Report progress weekly.
    · Punctual projects and tasks at the discretion of IEP’s Executive Team.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS and DESIRED PERSONAL QUALITIES:

    · Minimum of five years’ working experience with increasing responsibilities.
    · Demonstrable experience writing project proposals that have subsequently been funded.
    · Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication and time management skills.
    · Team player with the ability to self-start.
    · Outgoing character with the ability to confidently approach new people, including those in more senior positions.
    · Deadline-oriented and flexible and able to work on simultaneous projects and communicate ahead of time if they are unable to execute an assigned project or task.
    · Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet research.
    · Hard-working and willing to work beyond normal office hours as the organisation operates across multiple time zones.
    · Happy to work in an office-based environment.
    · Working experience in peace, development and/or international affairs is desirable
    · Native/Fluent English Speaker.
    · Native/ Fluent Spanish speaker is desirable.

    Applications to: CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria and desired personal qualities to [email protected]
    Deadline for applications: April 15th 2022 or until filled.
    Websites: economicsandpeace.org, visionofhumanity.org

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