Project Assistant

Publish What You Fund
London, UK
Full time Staff

Salary £23,000 - £27,000 depending on experience, based in London

Fixed term contract (12 months)

Publish What You Fund is the global campaign for aid and development finance transparency. We envisage a world where aid and development information is transparent, available and used for effective decision-making, public accountability and lasting change for all citizens. We are now looking for a talented Project Assistant to support our research and advocacy work, including the Aid Transparency Index.

Job summary

Publish What You Fund is looking for a detail-oriented, numerate Project Assistant to support our work on aid transparency. The immediate priority is to produce a forthcoming UK Aid Transparency Review and the 2020 Aid Transparency Index, from research design to publication. This work includes: supporting data collection; liaising with campaign partners and donor agencies; collating and checking data and results; drafting analysis for the corresponding reports; and supporting the launches and other communications.

The Project Assistant may also be asked to provide general research support for Publish What You Fund. This may include gathering and analysing data on aid and development finance, looking at particular countries, sectors and organisations. It also includes making and maintaining connections with people working on aid transparency and related issues in academic, advocacy or policy settings.

This is a 12-month position with the possibility of extension. The position is only open to candidates who have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. The position is based in London; very occasional travel may be required within Europe.

Closing date: 
10th March 2019