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We are now recruiting for a part-time consultant as maternity cover for our Policy & Advocacy Manager to join us in July 2021.


To apply, please email with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the job addressing the points in the job description and person specification below. Please also take note of the deadline and key dates below.





Deadline: Sunday, 23rd May 2021, 6 PM GMT

Interviews: interviews will take place via Zoom on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th June 2021

Start date: No later than Thursday 22nd July 2021.






We also offer regular opportunities to carry out internships with the Royal African Society.


Our internships run on a three-month basis and we request a minimum commitment of two days (15 hours) per week. Successful applicants can expect to gain experience across our different programmes, with a primary focus on our public events and marketing.


Our internships are voluntary, but we can offer:


Expenses of up to £15 per day
Flexible working hours and an enabling working environment.
Mentoring by our committed and experienced staff team of eight.
Networking opportunities with leading figures in academia, business, politics, arts, and education.


Please note that the Royal African Society is not able to offer assistance in finding accommodation, nor can it apply for work permits or visas.


Our next round of internships will run from July 2021 and applications will be open from May 2021. 

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