Our team brings to the table a wide range of relevant expertise including fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS), company and trade analysis, tech development, and international processes. Please see opportunities to work with us below.
Paid Internship – Assistant to Fisheries Analysts
The Role: We are recruiting a paid Intern to support the maintenance of TMT’s database and archive and contribute to associated research that will support our fisheries analysts. This person will work closely with TMT’s Analytical Team to update the database and archive with information, including vessel photographs and news stories. They will also be responsible for daily media monitoring, to identify and record any relevant new information into TMT’s database. There may also be opportunities to conduct some research in support of TMT’s activities and country partners.
The successful applicant will gain valuable experience of working for a small and dynamic international NGO and will have an opportunity to build their knowledge and understanding of illegal fishing and associated crime.
This is a three-month, part time contract (three days per week) based at our office in West London (nearest tube: Westbourne Park), with possibility of extension.
All equipment and training are provided.
Main Responsibilities and Activities:
Archiving of vessel photographs, documents, reports into TMT’s systems; update TMT’s database with any new vessel and company identity information contained in these information sources.
Monitoring of daily media alerts – identify relevant articles and enter into the TMT Archive.
Research support as identified.
Fluent in English
Relevant academic degree
Knowledge and understanding of international fisheries and illegal fishing
Organised and self-motivated
Knowledge of other relevant languages, e.g. French, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Japanese, Bahasa Indonesia, Russian, Portuguese
Experience with database or archive maintenance
We are looking for someone who can:
Work independently, is dedicated, and open to the challenges of working for a small organisation;
Derive strong motivation from working for a good cause;
Quickly learn new skills and systems
London Living Wage (£10.75 per hour) – three days per week (7.5 hours/day)
Three-month, part time contract (three days per week) with possibility to extend
Please send CV and cover letter (maximum 2 pages) explaining why you are the right person for this job to: by end of the day 8 September 2020.