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Director of Data Analytics

Summary: The World Justice Project (WJP) is seeking a full-time Director of Data Analytics to work in the WJP's office in Washington, DC. The Director of Data Analytics will report to the Chief Research Officer and will lead data analysis conducted for the WJP's portfolio of global, thematic, and country-specific research projects. Key responsibilities for the position will include analyzing and interpreting large datasets for the WJP Rule of Law Index and other WJP research publications, managing and mentoring a team of data analysts, designing new survey instruments and methodologies in close collaboration with research Directors, overseeing the selection and review of all final data featured in WJP publications, and conducting other statistical and econometric research (including Big Data analysis) as needed. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in statistics, economics, political science, public policy, or social sciences; three years of professional experience producing statistical and econometric analyses for research reports; superior knowledge of survey methodology and analysis methods; exceptional attention to detail and accuracy; and a demonstrated interest in governance, justice, or rule of law issues.

Responsibilities: The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing and interpreting large datasets collected from the general public, legal experts, and other sources in 100+ countries for the WJP's portfolio of reports;
  • Managing and mentoring staff and consultants responsible for conducting data analysis; 
  • Developing and reviewing new survey instruments, modules, and methodologies;
  • Developing and overseeing standardized internal processes for the selection, validation, and presentation of data;
  • Overseeing the completion of internal and external data requests;
  • Preparing and delivering presentations on the methodology and findings of WJP studies for external audiences;
  • Producing research papers and reports featuring analysis of rule of law data; 
  • Using data visualization techniques to produce graphical representations of data in an understandable, efficient, and aesthetic manner;
  • Conducting Big Data analysis, including writing scripts, web scraping, and analysis of mined data;
  • Other duties as necessary. 

Qualifications: The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

Required

  • PhD in statistics, economics, political science, public policy, or social sciences;
  • Three years of professional experience producing statistical and econometric analyses of large datasets for research reports;
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Stata;
  • Experience developing survey instruments and methodologies;
  • Experience managing and mentoring research staff;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and interact with staff at all levels;
  • Ability to be flexible and work independently with little supervision;
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy; 
  • Highly dependable with the ability to work in a team-oriented environment;
  • Willingness to travel periodically, including overseas.

Preferred

  • Understanding of rule of law issues in global contexts;
  • Skills in R (or other statistical software), Tableau, and survey software platforms;
  • Experience producing data visualizations;
  • Big Data experience, including writing scripts, web scraping, and analysis of mined data;
  • Professional fluency in a language other than English.

Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of the job, this person will frequently be required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. This person may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, stand, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances, and receive detailed information. This person may be required to walk, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for expansive reading and data analysis. This person will be required to meet the physical demands of frequent global travel, including to lesser-developed and remote locations.

Working Conditions: The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. This person will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. To apply, please go to worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Writing sample (5 pages max)
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until filled. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.
 


Qualitative Research Consultant – Access to Justice

Summary: The World Justice Project's (WJP) global research team is seeking a Qualitative Research Consultant to support its research on policies and data that promote people-centered civil justice. In consultation with the Chief Research Officer and Director for Access to Justice Research, the Consultant will be responsible for designing, coordinating, and analyzing in-depth interviews (IDIs) with data producers, policymakers, and representatives of international organizations working on evidence-based policy for advancing access to civil justice. The ideal candidate will have experience working on issues related to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.3.3 on access to civil justice and/or working on people-centered justice, as well as proven experience facilitating in-depth interviews and consultations, and synthesizing information into meaningful analysis. The expected duration if the consultancy is six (6) to nine (9) months. 

Essential Responsibilities: The main responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Designing an in-depth interview (IDI) guide for interviews to data producers, policymakers, and representatives of international organizations working on evidence-based policy for advancing access to civil justice;
  • Conducting and coordinating approximately 20 interviews to be conducted by a team of WJP research staff and consultants, including developing a sampling plan and timeline;
  • Coordinating and producing qualitative analysis of IDIs; and
  • Drafting summaries of virtual workshops on data-driven policies to improve access to justice as needed, and providing other substantive or facilitation support as needed.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working on issues related to civil justice, legal needs, and people-centered justice;
  • Knowledge of political processes related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and SDG Indicator Framework, in particular SDG 16.3.3. on access to civil justice;
  • Proven experience facilitating workshops and conducting interviews with subject matter specialists or groups, and synthesizing the information into meaningful analysis and prose;
  • Methodological expertise in qualitative research methods strongly preferred;
  • Superior research and analytical skills, and ability to interpret and analyze data and complex documents;
  • Experience producing reports and research products for external audiences and funders;
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, to structure arguments in a logical fashion and to balance technical rigor with simple explanations;
  • Post-graduate university degree in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, or pre-law;
  • A strong communicator and team player, culturally aware and able to work in an international setting; and
  • Ability to be flexible and work independently with little supervision.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. To apply, please go to worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter, including an indication of your expected daily fee or hourly rate in USD and name and contact details of three references who may be contacted by WJP;
  • Resume; and 
  • Writing sample (5 pages max)

Proposed rates will be evaluated against candidates' qualifications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Quantitative Research Consultant – Access to Justice

Summary: The World Justice Project's (WJP) global research team is seeking a Quantitative Research Consultant to support its research on policies and data that promote people-centered civil justice. In consultation with the Chief Research Officer and Director for Access to Justice Research, the Consultant will be responsible for building a repository of available data and methodological resources on access to civil justice, and for producing analyses and methodological guidance on the construction and use of policy-relevant indicators. The ideal candidate will have a post graduate degree in statistics, political science, public policy, or social sciences; experience working on issues related to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.3.3 on access to civil justice and/or working on people-centered justice; and methodological expertise in quantitative research methods, including experience working with survey and administrative data. The expected duration if the consultancy is six (6) to nine (9) months. 

Essential Responsibilities: The main responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Building a repository of available data that can be used to calculate SDG indicator 16.3.3 on access to civil justice;
  • Building a repository of methodological resources for collecting data on legal needs and access to civil justice;
  • Producing an overview of data that is currently being collected and used by countries to advance access to civil justice, including considerations of locally relevant indicators and the pros and cons of different types of indicators.
  • Producing guidance on how to use and produce indicators coming from various data sources, such as surveys, administrative databases, and non-governmental organizations, as well as suggestions on analytical tools that are available to meet policymakers' data needs;
  • Drafting a discussion of data collection methods and alternatives for SDG indicator 16.3.3; and
  • Supporting virtual workshops and in-depth interviews (IDIs) with data producers, policymakers, and representatives of international organizations on data-driven policies to improve access to justice as needed.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

  • Post-graduate degree in statistics, economics, political science, public policy, or social sciences;
  • Knowledge of political processes related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and SDG Indicator Framework, in particular SDG 16.3.3. on access to civil justice;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working on issues related to civil justice, legal needs, and people-centered justice;
  • Methodological expertise in quantitative research methods, including experience working with survey and administrative data;
  • Professional experience producing statistical and econometric analyses of large datasets for research reports;
  • Superior research and analytical skills, and ability to interpret and analyze data and complex documents;
  • Experience producing reports and research products for external audiences and funders;
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, to structure arguments in a logical fashion and to balance technical rigor with simple explanations;
  • A strong communicator and team player, culturally aware and able to work in an international setting; and
  • Ability to be flexible and work independently with little supervision.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. To apply, please go to worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter, including an indication of your expected daily fee or hourly rate in USD and name and contact details of three references who may be contacted by WJP;
  • Resume; and 
  • Writing sample (5 pages max)

Proposed rates will be evaluated against candidates' qualifications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Rule of Law Project Coordinator, Senior Governance and Policy Specialist (GAPS)

Summary: The Senior Governance and Policy Specialist (GAPS) at the World Justice Project ("WJP") office in Mexico is responsible for building and strengthening the WJP's Mexican and global network of rule of law practitioners and for strengthening WJP's efforts to advance the rule of law through strategic partnerships, events and outputs, and for supporting innovative locally-led initiatives that have promising prospects for replication and scaling. 

The Rule of Law GAPS will report directly to the Chief Research Officer. Main responsibilities include: (1) planning, implementing and promoting the WJP Mexico States Rule of Law Index and (2) generating new opportunities for the World Justice Project to carry out other ROL projects in Mexico (including financial resources); (3) Cultivate and develop strategic relationships, collaborations, and alliances that advance the WJP's mission to advance the rule of law and align with our strategic objectives.

In consultation with the Chief Research Officer, this position will lead the ROL team's efforts to position and maximize the impact of the Mexico States Index, and well as to expand the scope of WJP's ROL work into new or more specialized areas, including (but not limited to) anti-corruption, regulation, and open government. The GAPS will have overall responsibility for the quality, accuracy, and clarity of WJP's rule of law products. Other key duties include managing staff, budgets, and project schedules, in addition to serving as a liaison with other WJP departments, research partners, donors, and other external stakeholders. 

The main responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine key findings and messages derived from Mexico States ROL index data that will be transmitted in public presentations, media placement and to private meetings.
  • Present WJP Mexico States Rule of Law Index findings to various groups and audiences including: state and municipal governments, donors, reporters and news programs, academic and research institutions, national and state legislators, general public
  • Serve as WJP's principal ROL interlocutor in Mexico, maintaining constructive relationships with and expanding WJP's network of partners in Mexico and around the globe;
  • Develop new research projects and identify funding opportunities related to the rule of law in Mexico;
  • Contribute to WJP fundraising efforts by identifying relevant funding opportunities, drafting concept notes and proposals, developing budgets, and managing donor relationships;
  • Participate in staff recruitment, as necessary.

 
Skills and Experience:

  • 15 years of experience in rule of law research: e.g., anti-corruption, regulation, open data, public security, property rights, civil or B2B litigation, etc.
  • Superior research and analytical skills, knowledge of survey research methods and ability to interpret and analyze data;
  • Experience producing data-driven reports and research products for external audiences and funders;
  • Experience presenting and communicating rule of law issues to a wide variety of audiences, especially donors and members of the international development community, high-ranking policy-makers and elected leaders, and audiences of broadcasted news and opinion programs; 
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders, cultivating and nurturing organizational relationships, and catalyzing policy action on issues related to WJP's mission;
  • Experience leading the conceptualization and implementation of strategic collaborations, campaigns, and events
  • Experience in all major aspects of fundraising: identifying funding opportunities, developing and drafting proposals and budgets, reporting on outputs and outcomes, knowledge of major ROL funders operating in Mexico
  • Strong interpersonal, management and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Proven capacity for strategic thinking and planning;
  • Excellent command of Spanish;
  • Proficiency in English;

Essential Qualities:

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking and creative problem solving;
  • Highly proficient in forming, organizing and managing teams
  • Clarifies processes and goals for all members of working groups
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports work of colleagues at all levels
  • Self-reflective, empathic and respectful of colleagues 
  • Ability to translate complex or esoteric information into messages and concepts that can be readily understood by non-expert audiences

 
Education: Ph.D. (preferred) or Masters in social sciences, economics, administration, or a related field with demonstrated substantive expertise 

Location and Duration: The GAPS will be based in Mexico City, Mexico. This is a full time position (negotiable) that will last until December 31, 2020, with the possibility for extension given availability of funding.

Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, stand, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information.  The employee may be required to walk, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for expansive reading and data analysis. 

Working Conditions: The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The incumbent typically works indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

How to Apply: Please visit WJP's employment portal to apply. Please upload cover letter and resume (in one PDF file). Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Grant/Proposal Writer

Summary: The World Justice Project (WJP) is seeking experienced successful grant/proposal writers for competitive proposals with our key doors/customers, including but not limited to: USAID, US Department of State, European Union, DFID, GIZ, the IADB, World Bank, Rockefeller Foundation and Ford Foundation. As a proposal writer, you will work with our in-house proposal development teams, and will be tasked with leading and coordinating the development of quality written content for technical, financial and commercial (narrative part) proposal/bid documents. Successful applicants will enter into a pool of writers with WJP, coordinated by the Chief Development Officer, from which our in-house proposal development teams can request services. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership and coordination to proposal writing teams, while serving as the lead writer of the team;
  • Writing and editing high quality content for competitive proposals, based on boilerplate texts (where available) and content obtained through interviewing of technical experts;
  • Harvesting and analyzing information, working directly or remotely with technical experts of WJP;
  • Responsible for delivering high quality, tailored content for technical, financial and commercial (narrative) proposals or related documents in full compliance with the requirements and quality standards of WJP and its key customers.

Qualifications:

  • A post-graduate university degree;
  • At least 5 years of proposal writing experience in the development sector;
  • Proven successful proposal writing skills, evidenced by customer and donor feedback and proposal win rate;
  • Proven ability to cultivate consensus, multitask, and be flexible and responsive to quickly changing demands;
  • Proven experience conducting in-depth interviews with subject matter specialists or groups (on calls or in team settings) and synthesizing the information into meaningful feedback or prose;
  • Proven successful (demonstrable) experience in writing competitive proposals for at least one or more of WJP’s key customers is required;
  • Detail oriented, with demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work under stringent proposal submission deadlines;
  • Knowledge of Renewable Energy market development;
  • A strong communicator and team player, culturally aware and able to work in an international setting;
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, to structure arguments in a logical fashion and to balance technical rigor with simple explanations;
  • Fluency in professional English is required. Fluency and professional writing skills in Spanish is considered an asset.

How to Apply: To apply, please go to worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • CV (max 3 pages);
  • Cover letter (max. 1 page) with the following information: Indication of your expected daily fee rate in USD; Name and contact details of three referees who may be contacted by WJP, including a referee of an assignment of which the proposal was unsuccessful. Please also mention the company / international NGO for which you wrote the proposal.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.

About the World Justice Project:
WJP is a US-based not-for-profit:

Vision: A world of rule of law communities that deliver justice, opportunity, and peace.

Mission: To build knowledge, generate awareness, and stimulate action to advance the rule of law.

Our Approach: WJP builds and supports a global, multidisciplinary movement for the rule of law through three pillars of work: collecting and analyzing original, independent rule of law data, including the WJP Rule of Law Index; supporting research, scholarship, and teaching about the importance of rule of law, its relationship to development, and effective strategies to strengthen it; and building an engaged global network of policy-makers, practitioners, and activists through strategic convenings, knowledge exchanges, coordinated campaigns, and locally-led initiatives to advance the rule of law.


Researcher

Summary: The World Justice Project (WJP) is seeking a full-time Researcher to work in the WJP's office in Washington, DC. The WJP is looking for experienced researchers with the capacity to produce, publish, and communicate innovative, world-class research, with a strong desire to influence a global rule of law policy agenda. Specifically, we are looking to hire an experienced researcher who can lead teams or work independently in collaboration with other researchers to deliver high-quality, cutting-edge research on a wide range of topics related to governance and rule of law. The ideal candidate will be a doctoral or post-doctoral candidate have superior research and analytical skills, experience with survey research and analysis methods, and a deep understanding of the rule of law in global contexts. 

Responsibilities: The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Research, analysis, and operational work related to the production of the WJP's portfolio of global, thematic, and country-specific reports;
  • Conducting analyses on the WJP's original rule of law data and produce research papers or memos based on these analyses; 
  • Writing reports summarizing the key findings and policy implications of the available data about justice systems around the world;
  • Other duties as necessary.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have completed some coursework in statistics and quantitative methods, be comfortable with statistical concepts, and have experience writing and presenting scientific reports. A key dimension of this role will be to translate and communicate WJP data into accessible narrative accounts of key findings and their policy implications, thus equally drawing on a broad range of skills developed in the social sciences. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

Required

  • PhD in economics, political science, public policy or social sciences;
  • Project management and research design experience, including quantitative methodologies;
  • Experience with quantitative and/or qualitative research methodologies; 
  • Excellent investigative, research, and analysis skills;
  • Excellent, communication, writing, and oral presentation skills in English language;
  • Experience working with think tanks, civil society organizations and/or government; 
  • Willingness to travel periodically, including overseas.
  • A passion for research and policy work 

Preferred

  • Knowledge of statistical programs, such as Stata, R, Python, MATLAB, SPSS;
  • Understanding of rule of law issues in global contexts;
  • Experience with program evaluation, including interviews and quantitative analysis; 
  • Ability to speak and write in a language other than English.

Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of the job, this person will frequently be required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen.  This person may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, stand, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances, and receive detailed information.  This person may be required to walk, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for expansive reading and data analysis. This person will be required to meet the physical demands of frequent global travel, including to lesser-developed and remote locations.

Working Conditions: The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. This person will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

How to Apply: The WJP is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. To apply, please go to worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com and upload your resume, 1-2 page writing sample, references, and cover letter (in one PDF file). Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Reports Program Associate

Position: The World Justice Project's (WJP) Rule of Law Index team is seeking a full-time Program Associate to work in the WJP's office in Washington DC. This is a current vacancy, with an immediate start. 

Responsibilities: The Program Associate will report directly to the Rule of Law Index Co-Director and will provide crucial support to the Rule of Law Index team. The Program Associate will assist with research and data analysis, and other long-term projects on the status of the rule of law in different countries as well as on the mechanisms by which the rule of law operates and affects economic and political life. This position will focus primarily on overseeing the production of country reports. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Contribute to the data analysis, research, writing, editing and design of the World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index graphical country reports and other WJP publications;
  • Coordinate the production of country briefs addressing various factors that affect the rule of law, including the production of a graphical report analyzing and summarizing the data collected in a new corruption module;
  • Contribute to projects and activities as they relate to data collection efforts, data presentation, and data visualization, including working with the team's designers to produce data visualizations and infographics;
  • Work closely with the team's designer to automate processes within design software applications to maximize efficiency when creating data-driven tables, charts, and graphs;
  • Contribute to the research, analysis, writing, and design of the WJP's Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Support other areas of the WJP's Rule of Law Index such as the survey creation, data collection, management of contributors, and management of online data collection platforms and CRM databases;
  • Help to manage administrative processes for the research team, including contract negotiations, payment processes, and day to day administration of consultant and vendor contracts;
  • Provide general programmatic support, including research, editing and proofreading documents and presentations, assisting with Index calendar management, and coordinating logistics for travel and meetings;
  • Assist with the management of a team of Rule of Law Index interns, including with on-boarding and training processes;
  • Undertake rule of law research and analysis as necessary.

Qualifications: This position is open to graduates (B.A.) with excellent attention to detail and strong writing and research skills. International experience and foreign language skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, or pre-law. 

Successful applicants will have two to three years of relevant experience, and be bright, highly dependable, and motivated with a strong academic track record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications: 

  • Experience with report production;
  • Experience working with quantitative survey data. This includes data cleaning, validation, analysis, and visualization; 
  • Strong professional writing, research, and communication skills;
  • Strong skills in CRM database management, online survey software and IT platforms, and Microsoft Office; 
  • Experience with or knowledge of survey methodology and design;
  • The ability to manage large databases (strong skills in Microsoft Excel required; experience with and knowledge of STATA, SPSS, R, or other statistical analysis software is a plus);
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multicultural environment; 
  • English fluency is required; fluency in an additional language (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic or Russian) is a plus;
  • Experience recruiting, training, and managing interns is preferred;
  • The ability to work independently as well as in group settings, the ability to manage his or her own workload, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure.
  • Commitment to the WJP's mission and principles (www.worldjusticeproject.org).

Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, the employee may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, stand, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to walk, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for extensive reading and data analysis.  

Working Conditions: The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The employee typically works indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. To apply, please visit WJP's employment portal: https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Writing sample (five pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three professional references (past supervisors and employers preferred)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until November 2, 2020. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Rule of Law Index Program Associate

Position: The World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index team is seeking a full-time Program Associate to work in the WJP's office in Washington DC. This is a current vacancy, with an immediate start. 

Responsibilities: The Program Associate will report directly to the Co-Director for the Rule of Law Index and will provide crucial support for the Rule of Law Index team. The Program Associate will assist with research and data analysis, and other long-term projects on the status of the rule of law around the world as well as on the mechanisms by which the rule of law operates and affects economic and political life. This position will focus primarily on either the expert side of data collection or the household survey side of data collection for the Rule of Law Index. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate the primary data collection process for the Qualified Respondents Questionnaire (QRQ) expert surveys or the General Population Poll (GPP) administered in 128 countries for the annual WJP Rule of Law Index report. This includes survey design and maintenance, survey administration, data collection, management of expert contributor and polling partners, and management of online data collection platforms and CRM databases;
  • Contribute to the data analysis, research, writing, editing, and design of the WJP Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Support the production of the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index’s graphical country reports and other WJP publications; 
  • Contribute to projects and activities that relate to data collection efforts, data presentation, and data visualization, including working with the team’s designers to produce data visualizations and infographics;
  • Participate in joint endeavors and working groups to contribute to the maintenance and growth of the WJP's network of partners around the globe; 
  • Help to manage administrative processes for the research team, including contract negotiations, payment processes, and day to day administration of consultant and vendor contracts;
  • Provide general programmatic support, including research, editing and proofreading documents and presentations, assisting with Index calendar management, and coordinating logistics for travel and meetings;
  • Assist with grant proposals and fundraising efforts as necessary;
  • Assist with the management of a team of Rule of Law Index interns, including with on-boarding and training processes;
  • Undertake rule of law research and analysis as necessary.

Qualifications: This position is open to graduates (B.A.) with excellent attention to detail and strong writing and research skills. International experience and foreign language skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, law, or related field. 

Successful applicants will have at least two to three years of relevant experience, and be bright, highly dependable, and motivated with a strong academic record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications: 

  • Strong professional writing, research, and communication skills;
  • Experience with or knowledge of survey methodology and design;
  • Experience working with quantitative survey data. This includes data cleaning, validation, analysis, and visualization; 
  • Strong skills in CRM database management, online survey software and IT platforms, and Microsoft Office; 
  • The ability to manage large databases (strong skills in Microsoft Excel required; experience with and knowledge of STATA, SPSS, R, or other statistical analysis software is a plus);
  • Experience liaising with external partners, vendors, and/or consultants;
  • Experience with report production;
  • Experience drafting grant proposals and project budgets;
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multicultural environment; 
  • English fluency is required; fluency in an additional language (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, or Russian) is a plus;
  • Experience recruiting, training, and managing interns is preferred;
  • The ability to work independently as well as in group settings, the ability to manage his or her own workload, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure.
  • Commitment to the WJP's mission and principles (www.worldjusticeproject.org).

Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. In addition, the employee may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, stand, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to walk, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for extensive reading and data analysis.  

Working Conditions: The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The employee typically works indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. To apply, please visit WJP’s employment portal: https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (five pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three professional references (past supervisors and employers preferred)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until November 2, 2020. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please. 


Program Associate - Data Analyst

Summary: The World Justice Project's (WJP) global research team is seeking an Associate Data Analyst to support its research on civil justice issues. The Associate Data Analyst will report directly to the Director for Access to Justice Research to provide crucial support for WJP’s research on access to civil justice, and may also support other thematic research projects on topics such as environmental governance and criminal justice as needed. Key responsibilities will include analyzing WJP data from surveys to general population legal experts; assisting with the production of final data reports and products; managing data requests for communications materials and presentations; and conducting other statistical and econometric research as needed. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years of professional experience managing datasets, experience conducting statistical analyses for research reports, and a demonstrated interest in governance, justice, or rule of law issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Analyzing survey data gathered from the general public and experts in 100+ countries; 
  • Produce analyses and reviews of third-party data on civil justice issues coming from general population surveys, experts, and administrative sources;
  • Contribute to the research, analysis, writing, and design of WJP publications pertaining to civil justice, environmental governance, and/or criminal justice; 
  • Assist with presentations on the methodology and findings of WJP studies for external audiences;
  • Provide general programmatic support, including research, editing and proofreading documents, assisting with calendar management for research products, and coordinating presentations and meetings with external stakeholders;
  • Assist with primary data collection for new research projects as needed;
  • Maintain quantitative and qualitative third-party sources for verifying and cross referencing findings of WJP studies; 
  • Other duties as necessary. 

Qualifications: Successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of professional experience managing large datasets;
  • Graduate or Bachelor's degree in Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, or other relevant field;
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and Stata are required. Skills in R, Tableau, other statistical software, and survey software platforms are a plus;
  • Experience with quantitative research and survey analysis; 
  • Experience producing statistical and econometrics analysis;
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and interact with staff at all levels;
  • Ability to be flexible and work independently with little supervision;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong decision making ability and attention to detail; and
  • Highly dependable with the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. To apply, please go to worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Writing sample (5 pages max)
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until filled. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Reports Program Assistant

Position: The World Justice Project's (WJP) Rule of Law Index team is seeking a full-time Program Assistant to work in the WJP's office in Washington DC. This is a current vacancy, with an immediate start. 

Responsibilities: The Program Assistant will report directly to the Rule of Law Index Co-Director and will provide crucial support for the Rule of Law Index team. The Program Assistant will assist with research and data analysis, and other long-term projects on the status of the rule of law in different countries as well as on the mechanisms by which the rule of law operates and affects economic and political life. This position will focus primarily on supporting the production of country reports. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Contribute to the data analysis, research, writing, editing and design of the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index graphical country reports and other WJP publications;
  • Support the production of country briefs addressing various factors that affect the rule of law, including the production of a graphical report analyzing and summarizing the data collected in a new corruption module;
  • Support projects and activities as they relate to alternative data collection efforts, data presentation, and data visualization, including working with the team's designers to produce data visualizations and infographics;
  • Work closely with the team's Program Associate and designer to automate processes within design software applications to maximize efficiency when creating data-driven tables, charts, and graphs;
  • Contribute to the research, analysis, writing, and design of the WJP's Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Support other areas of the WJP's Rule of Law Index such as the survey creation, data collection, management of contributors, and management of online data collection platforms and CRM databases;
  • Provide general programmatic support, including research, editing and proofreading documents and presentations, assisting with Index calendar management, and coordinating logistics for travel and meetings;
  • Assist with the training of the Rule of Law Index interns;
  • Undertake rule of law research and analysis as necessary.

Qualifications: This position is open to graduates (B.A.), with excellent attention to detail and strong writing and research skills. International experience and foreign language skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, or pre-law. 

Successful applicants will have at least one year of relevant experience, and be bright, highly dependable, and motivated with a strong academic track record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications: 

  • Experience working on reports;
  • Experience working with quantitative survey data is preferred. This includes data cleaning, validation, analysis, and visualization; 
  • Strong professional writing, research, and communication skills;
  • Experience in CRM database management, online survey software and IT platforms, and Microsoft Office; 
  • Experience with or knowledge of survey methodology and design;
  • The ability to manage large databases (strong skills in Microsoft Excel required; experience with and knowledge of STATA, SPSS, R, or other statistical analysis software is a plus);
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multicultural environment; 
  • English fluency is required; fluency in an additional language (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic or Russian) is a plus;
  • The ability to work independently as well as in group settings, the ability to manage his or her own workload, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure.

Commitment to the WJP’s mission and principles (www.worldjusticeproject.org).

Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, the employee may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, stand, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to walk, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for extensive reading and data analysis.  

Working Conditions: The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The employee typically works indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. To apply, please visit WJP's employment portal: https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Writing sample (five pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three professional references (past supervisors and employers preferred)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until November 2, 2020. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Rule of Law Index Program Assistant

Position: The World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index team is seeking a full-time Program Assistant to work in the WJP's office in Washington DC. This is a current vacancy, with an immediate start. 

Responsibilities: The Program Assistant will report directly to the Co-Director for the Rule of Law Index and will provide crucial support for the Rule of Law Index team. The Program Assistant will assist with research and data analysis, and other long-term projects on the status of the rule of law around the world as well as on the mechanisms by which the rule of law operates and affects economic and political life. This position will focus primarily on either the expert side of data collection or the household survey side of data collection for the Rule of Law Index. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with the primary data collection process for the Qualified Respondents Questionnaire (QRQ) expert surveys or the General Population Poll (GPP) administered in 128 countries for the annual WJP Rule of Law Index report. This includes survey design and maintenance, survey administration, data collection, management of expert contributor and polling partners, and management of online data collection platforms and CRM databases;
  • Contribute to the data analysis, research, writing, editing, and design of the WJP Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Support the production of the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index's graphical country reports and other WJP publications; 
  • Support projects and activities that relate to data collection efforts, data presentation, and data visualization, including working with the team’s designers to produce data visualizations and infographics;
  • Participate in joint endeavors and working groups to contribute to the maintenance and growth of the WJP's network of partners around the globe; 
  • Help to manage administrative processes for the research team, including contract negotiations, payment processes, and day to day administration of consultant and vendor contracts;
  • Provide general programmatic support, including research, editing and proofreading documents and presentations, assisting with Index calendar management, and coordinating logistics for travel and meetings;
  • Assist with grant proposals and fundraising efforts as necessary;
  • Help to train and manage the Rule of Law Index interns;
  • Undertake rule of law research and analysis as necessary.

Qualifications: This position is open to graduates (B.A.) with excellent attention to detail and superior research skills. International experience and foreign language skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, law, or related field. 

Successful applicants will have at least one year of relevant experience, and be bright, highly dependable, and motivated with a strong academic record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications: 

  • Strong professional writing, research, and communication skills;
  • Experience with or knowledge of survey methodology and design;
  • Experience working with quantitative survey data is preferred. This includes data cleaning, validation, analysis, and visualization; 
  • Experience with CRM database management, online survey software and IT platforms, and Microsoft Office; 
  • The ability to manage large databases (strong skills in Microsoft Excel required; experience with and knowledge of STATA, SPSS, R, or other statistical analysis software is a plus);
  • Experience liaising with external partners, vendors, and/or consultants;
  • Experience with report production;
  • Experience drafting grant proposals and project budgets is a plus;
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multicultural environment; 
  • English fluency is required; fluency in an additional language (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, or Russian) is a plus;
  • The ability to work independently as well as in group settings, the ability to manage his or her own workload, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure.
  • Commitment to the WJP's mission and principles (www.worldjusticeproject.org).

Physical Requirements: While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. In addition, the employee may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, stand, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to walk, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for extensive reading and data analysis.  

Working Conditions: The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The employee typically works indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. To apply, please visit WJP's employment portal: https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Writing sample (five pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three professional references (past supervisors and employers preferred)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until November 2, 2020. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please. 


Research Internship, Access to Justice (paid - full time)

The World Justice Project's (WJP) research and data team is seeking a full-time, paid intern for the fall and winter of 2020 (starting in October for a minimum of three months). This position will support WJP's work studying legal needs and access to civil justice around the world, and will entail supporting data analysis and report production processes. WJP's global research and data team operates out its Washington, DC office, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position is currently remote.

Responsibilities: The Access to Justice Intern will assist with the research, data analysis, and development of projects on access to civil justice and related themes, and may also assist with other thematic research as needed. The main responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the production of the WJP's research products centered on legal needs and access to justice, including data checks, report writing, copyediting, and design assistance;
  • Conducting qualitative research on access to justice and rule of law developments around the world; 
  • Compiling resources and case studies on access to justice data and policies around the world;
  • Assisting with background research, literature reviews, and analysis for the drafting of academic papers on legal needs and access to justice;
  • Assisting with other special thematic projects as needed (e.g. environmental governance, rule of law and public health, country-specific initiatives, etc.);
  • Assisting with preparations for meetings and presentations, including producing drafts of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and handouts, and preparing and assembling outreach materials for external distribution; 
  • Providing general administrative support for WJP projects, including organizational work in Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Assisting with Index calendar management and logistics for travel and meetings, mass mailings, and other office and logistical support duties; and
  • Assisting with the copyediting, data checks, and production of other WJP publications as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (completed or currently pursuing) in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, or related field; 
  • Understanding of rule of law and governance issues in global contexts;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel), with preference given to those with prior experience/proven ability managing large databases; 
  • Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred, other foreign language skills (especially French or Portuguese) is a plus; 
  • Experience with STATA or other statistical analysis software is a plus;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently and ability to give and receive feedback; 
  • Highly dependable with the ability to work in a team-oriented environment; 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent problem solving skills, and attention to detail; 
  • Preferably at least one year of professional experience, including internships; 
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. 

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. To apply, please go to worldjusticeproject.isolved.com.  Please include the following documents (in one PDF file) along with your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Writing sample (5 pages max)
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This position will remain open until filled. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Rule of Law Index (Reports) 2020 Internship (paid - full time)

Summary: The WJP's Index team is seeking a full-time, paid intern for a four to six months position, with the possibility of extension up to one year. Pending social distancing recommendations, the intern will work remotely until the WJP's Washington, DC office is able to open safely. Candidates that are able to transition to full-time work based in WJP's DC office will be given preference.

Candidates selected for this position must have access to a computer with videoconferencing abilities (i.e. Skype) and a reliable internet connection.

Responsibilities: As part of a small team, interns will provide crucial support to the Index team and will assist with data collection efforts and report production for WJP's various projects, including graphical country reports, the WJP Rule of Law Index 2021 and other thematic and country-specific projects. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the data analysis, research, writing, editing and design of the World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index graphical country reports and other WJP publications;
  • Support the production of country briefs addressing various factors that affect the rule of law, including the production of a graphical report analyzing and summarizing the data collected in a new corruption module;
  • Support projects and activities as they relate to alternative data collection efforts, data presentation, and data visualization;
  • Contribute to the research, analysis, writing, and design of the WJP's Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Support other areas of the WJP's Rule of Law Index such as the survey creation, data collection, management of contributors, and management of online data collection platforms and CRM databases;
  • Provide general programmatic and administrative support, including research, editing and proofreading documents and presentations, assisting with Index calendar management, and coordinating logistics for travel and meetings;
  • Undertake rule of law research and analysis as necessary.

Qualifications: This position is open to graduates (Bachelor's degree) with excellent attention to detail and research skills. International experience and foreign language skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, law, or related field. They will be bright, highly dependable, and motivated with a strong academic record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law. 

  • Preferably at least one year of professional experience, including internships;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel), with preference given to those with prior experience/proven ability managing large databases;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently, and ability to give and receive feedback;
  • Highly dependable with the ability to work in a team-oriented environment;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent problem solving skills, and attention to detail;
  • Proficiency in a foreign language (especially French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, or Portuguese) is preferred;
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. To apply, please visit WJP's employment portal: https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (five pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three references (past supervisors and employers preferred)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until November 2, 2020. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Rule of Law Index 2020 Internship (paid - full time)

Position: The WJP's Index team is seeking a full-time, paid intern for a four to six months position, with the possibility of extension up to one year. Pending social distancing recommendations, the intern will work remotely until the WJP's Washington, DC office is able to open safely. Candidates that are able to transition to full-time work based in WJP's DC office will be given preference.

Candidates selected for this position must have access to a computer with videoconferencing abilities (i.e. Skype) and a reliable internet connection.

Responsibilities: As part of a small team, interns will provide crucial support to the Index team and will assist with data collection efforts and report production for WJP's various projects, including the WJP Rule of Law Index 2021, graphical country reports, and other thematic and country-specific projects. The main responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the primary data collection process for the Qualified Respondents Questionnaire (QRQ) expert surveys or the General Population Poll (GPP) administered in 128 countries for the annual WJP Rule of Law Index report. This includes survey design and maintenance, survey administration, data collection, management of expert contributor and polling partners, and management of online data collection platforms and CRM databases;
  • Contribute to the data analysis, research, writing, editing, and design of the WJP Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Support the production of the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index’s graphical country reports and other WJP publications;
  • Support projects and activities related to alternative data collection efforts, data presentation, and data visualization;
  • Conduct qualitative research on rule of law developments around the world;
  • Assist with preparations for meetings and presentations, including producing drafts of Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and handouts, and preparing and assembling outreach materials for external distribution;
  • Provide general programmatic and administrative support, including research, editing and proofreading documents and presentations, assisting with Index calendar management, and coordinating logistics for travel and meetings;
  • Undertake rule of law research and analysis as necessary.

Qualifications: This position is open to graduates (Bachelor's degree) with excellent attention to detail and research skills. International experience and foreign language skills are preferred. The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, law, or a related field. They will be bright, highly dependable, and motivated with a strong academic record and an enthusiastic interest in the rule of law. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications: 

  • Preferably at least one year of professional experience, including internships;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Excel), with preference given to those with prior experience/proven ability managing large databases;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently, and ability to give and receive feedback;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in group settings, the ability to manage his or her own workload, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent problem solving skills, and attention to detail;
  • Proficiency in a foreign language (especially French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, or Portuguese) is preferred;
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States;
  • Commitment to the WJP's mission and principles (www.worldjusticeproject.org).

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. To apply, please visit WJP's employment portal: https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs. Please include the following documents along with your application (in one PDF file):

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (five pages maximum)
  • Contact information for three references (past supervisors and employers preferred)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until November 2, 2020. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.


Resource Development and Communications Intern (full-time - fall - paid)

Mission: The World Justice Project® (WJP) is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. Effective rule of law reduces corruption, combats poverty and disease, and protects people from injustices large and small. It is the foundation for communities of justice, opportunity, and peace—underpinning development, accountable government, and respect for fundamental rights. Our work employs a multidisciplinary approach through original research and data, an active and global network, and practical, locally-led programs to advance the rule of law worldwide. 
Founded by William H. Neukom in 2006 as a presidential initiative of the American Bar Association (ABA), and with the initial support of 21 other strategic partners, the World Justice Project transitioned into an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 2009. Its primary offices are located in Washington, DC, and Seattle, WA, USA.

Position: WJP's Development and Communications teams are seeking a full-time, paid intern to work remotely with the possibility of work in the Seattle office pending stay-at-home orders for the COVID-19 pandemic. The Intern must have access to a laptop and to a reliable internet source for remote work. The position will begin in early September and run through mid-December, with some flexibility. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Resource Development and Communications intern will provide support to the WJP Development and Communications departments, to include:

  • Provide administrative support to include preparing and updating collateral and fundraising materials;
  • Provide data-entry support for an ongoing project for the organization's database;
  • Provide other support to the Development Department in logging and maintaining organizational records to include weekly duplicate checks, merging, and other functions as necessary;
  • Provide Communications support for Salesforce database records maintenance including logging media daily mentions;
  • Update WJP website (Drupal) news page content monthly with media mentions of WJP’s research and activities;
  • Proofread and edit development and communications-related documents;
  • Conduct weekly research to identify potential funding and partnership sources;
  • Assist with preparations for meetings and presentations, including producing drafts of presentations and handouts, and preparing and assembling outreach materials;
  • Support in organizing the end of year mailing campaign to include compiling historic mailing information, updating contact records, and updating collateral as needed;
  • Other development, communications and administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (completed or currently pursuing) in social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, communications, public relations, or a related field;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and collaboration tools (Slack, Skype);
  • Database experience a plus (Salesforce);
  • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently and ability to give and receive feedback;
  • Highly dependable with ability to be flexible on day-to-day tasks;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent problem-solving skills, and attention to detail;
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

Please visit WJP's employment portal to apply: worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com. Please provide a resume, cover letter, and three references (in one PDF file). Past supervisors and employers preferred .

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.