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Sarah Burke19th December 20192min

The Institute of International and European Affairs, a leading independent think-tank based in Dublin, Ireland, is seeking a full-time researcher for the research department. The main research area will focus on Digital future and this would cover issues such as: Digital Single Market, Privacy, Data Retention, Robotics, AI, Blockchain, Competition and the implication of digital policies for Financial Services, Health and other sectors. The researcher will report to the Director of Research as part of a research team.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter with the subject line ‘Digital Researcher’ to Fionnuala Keane at jobs@iiea.com by Monday 20th December 2019. Applications will be processed on receipt and interviews will be on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Please read Responsibilities, Requirements and Application details below.

The main responsibilities of this position include:

  • Tracking Policy actions and proposals in the policy areas. Knowledge of regulatory proposals at European and international level, and familiarity with emerging trends in the digital area and technology.
  • Providing regular briefing notes on developments in the policy area and contributing to publications/writing policy papers;
  • Tracking developments in the policy area by collating and analysing information on an ongoing basis.
  • Organising programme of keynote addresses and workshops with high-level policy makers and thought leaders as part of the IIEA’s events programme.
  • Liaising with group chair, members and minuting meetings

Requirements:

  • 1st class or high 2.1 post-graduate degree in related field such as European Studies, Law, Political Economy or Political Science
  • At least two years’ work experience in related field
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to multitask and strong organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with high-level dignitaries
  • Editing and proofing skills;

Application details:

  • This full-time position is available immediately. Please state your availability in your cover letter.
  • To apply please send a CV and covering letter with the subject line “Digital Policy Researcher – Application” to Fionnuala Keane at jobs@iiea.com by close of business on Friday 20th December 2019.
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IIEA19th December 20191min

The Institute of International and European Affairs, a leading independent think tank based in Dublin, has an immediate vacancy for the position of Intern.

The main duties will include:

  • Assisting research into specific policy areas, tracking political and policy developments, preparing briefing notes, responding to requests for information;
  • Providing administrative support to project working groups, taking minutes at meetings, handling correspondence, managing data bases, updating website content;
  • Helping with event management, including ushering;
  • Assisting with the fact-checking, editing and proofreading of articles, blogs and other written materials.

Requirements:

  • 1st class or high 2.1 degree in a relevant field such as Political Science, International Relations, European Affairs or Law;
  • An expertise in European and International affairs;
  • Superior research, writing and editing skills;
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency;

Application details:

The placement will be for a three to six-month period and please state your availability in your cover letter. Applications will be processed on receipt and interviews will take place on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Due to the volume of applications expected, we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.

The deadline for application is Friday 10 January 2020and interviews will take place from Monday 13 January until the position is filled.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Fionnuala Keane at jobs@iiea.com.