Job title: Intern 
Hours: 2-3 days per week (3-6 months desirable)
Compensation: Monthly stipend provided 
Location: London, UK or remote 
Deadline to apply: Applications are considered on a rolling basis

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter (no longer than one-page) to contact@alqst.org 
 
Background and job purpose 

ALQST for Human Rights is an award-winning independent NGO that works to defend and promote human rights in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. We conduct on-the-ground research, engage in international advocacy, and campaign on behalf of victims of human rights abuses. 
  
As an intern, you will play a crucial role in supporting our work, whilst also gaining valuable experience of working in a professional environment for a human rights NGO. References will be provided. 

Tasks (may vary depending on applicant’s skills and interests)

  • Monitoring and documenting human rights developments
  • Providing background research
  • Taking part in our advocacy work at the UK, EU and UN levels, including drafting briefing sheets, participating in meetings and contacting stakeholders 
  • Contributing to campaign and communications materials, including drafting tweets, press releases and op-eds 
  • Helping to organise events 
  • Administrative tasks 

 
Skills 

  • Experience and knowledge of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf 
  • Understanding of and commitment to human rights issues 
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Being able to speak and read Arabic is desirable
  • Being aware of security and confidentiality issues and appropriate precautions and safeguards
  • Interpersonal skills