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Co-Director, Rule of Law Index

Summary: The Co-Director of the Rule of Law Index will report directly to the Chief Research Officer, and will co-manage the planning and implementation of the Rule of Law Index team’s global, thematic, and country-specific research projects. In consultation with the Chief Research Officer and the other Co-Director of the Rule of Law Index, this position will lead the team through project planning and data collection processes, and will manage the production of final research products and outputs. 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

  • Manage the production of country-specific reports highlighting Rule of Law Index data
  • Co-manage the primary data collection process for the General Population Poll (GPP)/Qualified Respondents’ Questionnaire (QRQ) dataset in 128 countries and jurisdictions;
  • Support all aspects of the data analysis, score computation, writing, design, and production of the Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Present Rule of Law Index findings to various groups and audiences, and participate in joint endeavors and working groups to contribute to the maintenance and growth of the WJP’s considerable network of partners around the globe;
  • Contribute to WJP fundraising efforts by identifying relevant funding opportunities, drafting concept notes and proposals, developing budgets, and managing donor relationships;
  • Co-manage the Rule of Law Index team; andParticipate in staff recruitment, as necessary.

Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in the rule of law field or other relevant fields; 
  • Superior research and analytical skills, and ability to interpret and analyze data and complex documents;
  • 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;
  • Knowledge of survey research methods;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including appropriate supervisory and management methodologies;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Proven capacity for strategic thinking and planning; 
  • Interest in programmatic-related fundraising;
  • Proficiency in Spanish, French, or other foreign language a plus;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Stata, the Adobe Creative Suite, CRMs, or survey software a plus. 

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking and creative problem solving;
  • Is self-reflective and empathic;
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results;
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others;
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior; and
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization.

Education

  • Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Public Policy, Political Science, International Relations, Economics, or other relevant field. 

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 is frequently required to be capable of reading a computer screen. The employee 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 are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The World Justice Project staff 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: Please visit WJP's employment portal to apply. Please provide a resume, cover letter, writing sample (max. 5 pages) and three references.

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.

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


Grant Manager - Mexico City Office

Duration: February-December 2020 (may be expanded subject to available funding)

Location: Based in Mexico City

Supervision: Reports to Country Director

Responsibilities:

Grants

  • Responsibility for managing all grants "in" and all grants "out" — with emphasis on federal grants. Grants in may include awards by international development organizations, foundations or corporations.
  • Supervise all financial and administrative aspects of large pass-through grant to Mexican Statistical Institute (INEGI) to carry out the National Inmate Survey (ENPOL)
  • Serve as main interlocutor with INEGI’s administrative unit and meet periodically with main point of contact to review and assess grant activities.
  • Determine and describe information required from INEGI’s administrative unit in order to adequately document invoices and expenditures related to carrying out ENPOL. This will entail meetings with both INEGI and INL grant supervision personnel.
  • Monitor, evaluate and identify any deficiencies or compliance issues from INEGI financial documentation. 
  • Produce periodic grant administration reports for WJP central office and INL.
  • Identify and flag any possible compliance issues in a timely manner, alerting  Country Director, Chief Research Officer and CFO.

Procurement and contracting

  • Comply with WJP’s procurement policies and procedures and ensure that WJP-Mexico employees comply as well.
  • Carry out competitive process for sub-contractors, suppliers, venues (including comparisons or physical inspection, as needed). Document and file outcome of competitive processes: value-for-money justification of winning bid or quote.
  • Manage acquisition of goods requested by staff: e.g., small equipment, specialized office supplies, furniture, software.

Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience in USG grants administration.
  • Experience in management of grant sub-awards, especially following USG/2CFR200 regulations.
  • Familiarity with Mexican government administrative regulations and processes.
  • Experience carrying out competitive bidding processes (e.g., obtaining quotes from suppliers) and reconciliations.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Can read, write and converse proficiently in English

Compensation: Commensurate to experience

How to Apply: Please visit WJP's employment portal to apply.


Senior Researcher, Mexico States Index

Summary: The Senior Researcher of the Mexico States Rule of Law Index will report directly to the Chief Research Officer to manage the planning and implementation of the Rule of Law Index team’s Mexico States Rule of Law Index. This position is based in Mexico City, Mexico with a duration of one year, with the possibility for extension given the availability of funding. In consultation with the Chief Research Officer, this position will lead the team through project planning and data collection processes and will manage the production of final research products and outputs. 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

  • Lead the production of the Mexico States Rule of Law Index and associated reports;
  • Lead the primary data collection process for the General Population Poll (GPP)/Qualified Respondents’ Questionnaire (QRQ) dataset in 32 states;
  • Oversee all aspects of the data analysis, score computation, data validation, writing, design, and production of the Mexico States Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Present Mexico States Rule of Law Index findings to various groups and audiences including states, local governments, and donors, and participate in joint endeavors and working groups to contribute to the maintenance and growth of the WJP's considerable network of partners around the globe;
  • Develop new research projects and identify funding opportunities related to the rule of law situation in Mexico;
  • Contribute to WJP fundraising efforts by identifying relevant funding opportunities, drafting concept notes and proposals, developing budgets, and managing donor relationships;
  • Manage the Mexico States Rule of Law Index team; and
  • Participate in staff recruitment, as necessary.

Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of experience in the rule of law field or other relevant fields; 
  • Superior research and analytical skills, and ability to interpret and analyze data and complex documents;
  • 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;
  • Knowledge of survey research methods;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including appropriate supervisory and management methodologies;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Proven capacity for strategic thinking and planning; 
  • Interest in programmatic-related fundraising;
  • Excellent command of Spanish, ideally a native speaker;
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Stata, the Adobe Creative Suite, CRMs, or survey software a plus. 

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking and creative problem solving;
  • Is self-reflective and empathic;
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results;
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others;
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior; and
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization.

Education

  • Ph.D. in social sciences or a Master's Degree in economics, public administration, political science, or a related field plus relevant research experience. 

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.

Applying: Please go to worldjusticeproject.efficientapply.com and upload your resume and cover letter.


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.efficientapply.com. Please include the following documents along with your application:

  • 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.

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.efficientapply.com and upload your resume, 1-2 page writing sample, references, and cover letter.


Rule of Law Index 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 Senior Program Associate 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 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 the expert side of data collection for the WJP 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 administered in 128 countries for the annual WJP Rule of Law Index report;
  • Prepare survey instrument tools for the annual QRQ administration, including software and IT platforms hosting QRQ data collection and communications materials;
  • Manage various online data collection platforms and CRM databases, including SurveyGizmo, Mail Chimp, and Microsoft Dynamics;
  • Create, manage, and track correspondence with previous QRQ contributors, and with non-respondent legal experts identified as potential QRQ expert contributors in countries to be included in the WJP Rule of Law Index, to increase QRQ data response rates;
  • Contribute to the research, analysis, writing, and design of the WJP's Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • Help to manage administrative processes for the research team, including contract negotiations, payment processes, and day to day administration of consultant and vendor contracts;
  • Contribute to projects and activities as they relate to alternative data collection efforts, data presentation, and data visualization;
  • 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 Senior Program Associate with the management of a team of Rule of Law Index interns (two to five interns depending on the time of year), 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. or M.A.) with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA, 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: 

  • Strong skills in CRM database management, online survey software and IT platforms, and Microsoft Office; 
  • 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; 
  • 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, and 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: Please visit WJP's employment portal to apply. Please provide a resume, cover letter, writing sample (max. 5 pages) and three references.

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.

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


Rule of Law Index 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 Program Associate and will provide crucial support for the Rule of Law Index team. The Program Assistant will assist with research and data analysis for projects on the status of the rule of law around the world. This position will focus primarily on the expert 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 all aspects of the data collection process for the Qualified Respondents Questionnaire (QRQ) expert surveys administered in 128 countries for the annual WJP Rule of Law Index report;
  • Help to manage various online data collection platforms and CRM databases, including SurveyGizmo, Mail Chimp, and Microsoft Dynamics;
  • Create, manage, and track correspondence with previous QRQ contributors, and with non-respondent legal experts identified as potential QRQ expert contributors in countries to be included in the WJP Rule of Law Index, to increase QRQ data response rates;
  • Contribute to the research, analysis, writing, and design of the WJP's Rule of Law Index annual report series;
  • 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 training of research interns;
  • Assist Program Associates with the day-to-day management of research interns;
  • Undertake rule of law research and analysis as necessary.

Qualifications: This position is open to graduates (B.A. or M.A.) with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA, 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, 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 with CRM database management, online survey software and IT platforms, and Microsoft Office; 
  • Strong professional writing, research, and communication skills;
  • Experience with or knowledge of survey methodology and design;
  • The ability to communicate in a professional manner both in writing and over the phone;
  • The ability to manage large databases (strong skills in Microsoft Excel is a plus);
  • English fluency is required; fluency in an additional language (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Russian) is a plus;
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment; 
  • 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: Please visit WJP's employment portal to apply. Please provide a resume, cover letter, writing sample (max. 5 pages) and three references.

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.

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


Engagement and Advocacy Intern (paid)

Position: The World Justice Project's (WJP) Engagement team is seeking a full-time summer intern at the WJP's office in Washington DC to begin in May or early June 2020. The intern will work in collaboration with the WJP Engagement team to connect and build an engaged global network of policy-makers and activists to advance the rule of law through strategic partnerships, convenings, coordinated advocacy, and support for locally-led initiatives. Please note that this is a paid internship.

Responsibilities: The Engagement intern will report to the Engagement Director and Program Associate. The intern will support the continued development and execution of the WJP's rule of law engagement strategy. The main responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: 

  • Support the expansion of Engagement outreach and advocacy activities and the dissemination of WJP research and data to policy-makers, development agencies, rule of law implementers, and the broader rule of law movement including through the development of communications tools, lists, and forums to reach and engage these audiences; 
  • Assist in the design and development of the 2021 World Justice Forum, the premier international event for the rule of law;  
  • Support the continued development of the World Justice Challenge, a competition to identify, recognize, and promote good practices and successful solutions to improve the rule of law, and the Rule of Law Solutions Initiative
  • Conduct desk research to identify and verify leading grassroots civil society organizations in a variety of countries to support the development of the WJP Resource Hub, a directory of leading organizations advancing the rule of law worldwide; support the development of the Resource Hub into an interactive online community
  • Provide support for the cleaning and updating of WJP's Salesforce Customer Relations Database
  • Promote rule of law knowledge by supporting the publication of WJP blog posts, podcasts, newsletters, and other communication products; and 
  • Provide administrative support to the Engagement team, as needed.  

Qualifications: This position is open to current students (B.A. or M.A.) and recent graduates (B.A. or M.A.). The ideal candidate will have completed coursework in international affairs, social sciences, journalism, economics, policy studies, regional studies, or pre-law. Successful applicants will be bright, highly motivated individuals with a strong academic track record and an enthusiastic interest in rule of law. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications: 

  • Understanding of rule of law issues in global contexts;
  • Superior research skills, sound analytical skills, and excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent English writing, oral communications, and interpersonal skills; 
  • Experience in digital communications and social media management; 
  • Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) platforms such as Salesforce (Encouraged)
  • 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;
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment; 
  • Ability to speak and write in a language other than English (Encouraged)
  • 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.

Please visit WJP's employment portal to apply. Please prepare a cover letter, resume, a writing sample not exceeding 5 pages, and reference information (1-3 reference contact information, 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.