TYPE: Voluntary
HOURS: 10 hours per week, three months rolling
TEAM: Marketing and Public Relations
DEADLINE: Open - to start immediately


We are looking for several Researchers to support the growth of the Grassroot Diplomat Online Academy. Researchers will be seeking information and writing articles and case studies that supports our mission, vision and values. Researchers will keep up-to-date with news related professional development and understand the complexities of roles in international relations and diplomacy.


The role is very independent with an opportunity to really grow your knowledge on the work of international relations. You will be expected to have the following:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Be able to keep to very tight deadlines

  • Ability to write up to 2,000-words in short time

  • Ability to put a wide variety of topics in the context of diplomacy and international relations

  • Excellent research and IT skills

  • Own laptop to work from with excellent internet connection

This opportunity is remote but you will be required to keep in touch with your supervisor every week and meet bi-weekly targets. Some expenses may be covered upon discussion and you will be supported by mentors to help you with any coaching throughout your time with us.

We require a voluntary commitment of up to 10 hours per week. Your hours are flexible according to your schedule.

If interested, please send a letter of interest and CV to Nina Maxwell at, as well as 2-3 writing samples on a topic of your choice. NO INTERVIEW AT THIS MOMENT.

You will be shortlisted based on your writing samples and supporting documents. The role will remain open on an ongoing basis.