Job vacancy : Wildlife Researcher and Trade Analyst

Position: Wildlife Researcher and Trade Analyst
Reporting to: Senior Wildlife Campaigner
Based in: London Office
Starting date: ~April 2020
Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 (depending on skills and experience)

Application closing date: 24/02/2020

About the role

EIA is seeking a skilled researcher with Vietnamese and English language skills to join EIA’s Wildlife Programme. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with the required language skills who can demonstrate excellent research skills. The ideal candidate will be highly organised with the ability to review and methodologically process a large amount of complex information and data to prepare concise briefs and reports. The ideal candidate will work well within a team and be committed to working on global conservation and environmental issues.

The role is for a period of one year with the possibility of extension subject to funding.  


Research and advocacy

  • Conduct detailed Vietnamese and English language research and analysis on illegal wildlife trade including social media research  
  • Prepare internal briefs and reports in English 
  • Monitor key developments relevant to the campaign such as trade flows, market trends, and legislative and policy developments particularly in relation to Vietnam 
  • Assist relevant staff members in preparing and disseminating compelling written and visual materials that advance campaign objectives 
  • Assist relevant staff members in preparing and planning for key campaign activities and trips 
  • Participate in relevant national, regional and international meetings /events as appropriate 
  • Liaise with external stakeholders and contacts as appropriate such as governments, media and NGOs  
  • Prepare online content such as news posts, blogs, and social media messages (in English and Vietnamese as appropriate) and liaise with EIA’s Communications Department over dissemination 
  • Work with relevant staff to prepare a campaign and communication strategy for increasing EIA’s advocacy impact in Vietnam and identify new strategic opportunities for EIA to further campaign objectives  

Internal Communications

  • Work closely with staff in all departments to support delivery of projects and priorities in line with campaign strategies 
  • Transcribe and translate materials from Vietnamese to English or vice-versa 
  • Ensure that relevant information is shared internally in a timely manner  
  • Produce concise internal reports resulting from research activities and trips and meetings 
  • Collate, analyse and share internally, developments relating to policy and implementation of EIA campaign objectives 
  • Participate in regular internal campaign meetings 

Information management

  • Ensure work materials are organised and accessible through EIA’s information management systems  

Operational and Administrative Activities

  • Undertake assigned administrative activities related to budgets and expenditures, and project co-ordination and monitoring  

Strategic Planning

  • Contribute to the development of campaign strategies 


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