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About the Organization

The India Justice Report is a first-of-its-kind national periodic reporting that brings together, hitherto siloed information, to measure the capacity of four pillars of the justice system – the police, the prison system, the judiciary, and legal aid—in each state, against its own declared standards or benchmarks.

About the Job

India Justice Report is hiring for the position of Research Assistant with experience of 1-3 years.

Role and Responsibilities

The IJR is seeking a proactive and dedicated Research Assistant to join our team and work closely with its chief editor. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Content Creation: Review literature and legislation toward identifying subject matter relevant to the Report in order to develop ideas and create detailed, factual, and organized content for articles, essays and studies that revolve around IJR concerns and general issues of justice delivery.
  • Brand Building: Develop and execute varied tasks to enhance the IJR brand. This includes developing a presence on social and traditional media.
  • Advocacy Support: Assisting in all advocacy-related activities including initiating conversations and engaging with stakeholders including law schools, policy makers, bureaucrats, corporate and civil society entities, commerce, media groups, and think tanks.
  • Administrative Support: assisting in writing proposals, updates and reports to funders, creating PowerPoint presentations, taking meeting minutes, calendar management and setting reminders.
  • Additional Tasks: Performing any other work required by the team.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A background in law and its procedures, human rights, journalism, social work and related subjects with knowledge
  • Prior experience of research methods and writing will be preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in use of statistical software like Excel, SPSS etc.
  • Working knowledge of MS PowerPoint.
  • Ability to take initiative and work proactively.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.


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