ILGA World is hiring a Junior Consultant (remote position): Apply!!

International Junior Professionals Programme at ILGA World

ILGA World is seeking a Junior Professional Consultant on audio-visual communications

Who can apply?


  • with dedication to – and experience regarding – human rights of and social justice for persons of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and sex characteristics
  • who meets the requirements set out below

is welcome to apply.

The main target group for the International Junior Professionals Programme are persons who are at an early stage of their career.The junior consultancies in the International Junior Professionals Programme replace ILGA World’s internship opportunities that we offered in the past.

As an international programme, any person may apply except those living in Switzerland.
Lesbian and bisexual women, intersex persons, trans and non-binary persons, and persons from the Global South and East are especially encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Outline, responsibilities, and conditions of the Junior Consultancy position

This is an exciting opportunity to join ILGA World, the global LGBTI membership-based organisation with more than 1,900 member organisations in over 160 countries.

The Junior Professional Consultant will provide assistance to ILGA World’s communications team in the production of audio-visual content, and will report to Daniele Paletta (Communications Manager) – working in close cooperation with Suelle Anglin (Communications Consultant). 

The International Junior Professionals Programme of ILGA World is a great opportunity for somebody who has an interest in human rights and LGBTI issues and wants to gain experience in working for an international human rights organisation that represents LGBTI organisations, communities, and movements on a global stage. They are aimed at LGBTI human rights activists and communications professionals who are at an early stage of their careers.

Tasks and requirements for the Junior Consultancy on audio-visual communications:

Requirements and desired skills


Junior Consultancy conditions

  • The Junior Consultancy is virtual; no relocation to Geneva is expected or supported by ILGA World
  • The Junior Consultancy is eight months long and requires a full-time commitment throughout its duration (37.5 hours/week). Working hours arrangements are flexible
  • The Junior Professional Consultant will be expected to work from their current location, and (subject to funding) participate in the 2024 ILGA World Conference (Cape Town, South Africa, November 2024) to support ILGA World’s communications team
  • The Junior Professional Consultant will receive a compensation of CHF 1,000 per month for the duration of the consultancy
  • The successful Junior Professional Consultant will have opportunities to work with representatives of LGBTI organisations from around the world and other NGOs virtually and/or in Geneva
  • Due recognition in publications and activities to which the Junior Professional Consultants have contributed will be given.

How to apply

Filling the online application form

The application for the position must be filled out via the online form, which can be found here: before Monday, 18 March 2024, 9 AM Central European Time (CET). Please, plan your submission in advance: applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

We recommend you download the application form here in Word format, prepare your application and copy/paste it into the online form.

Only in case of well-founded reasons it would not be possible for you to fill in the online application form, you may submit the application form in Word by e-mail to media(at) Should this be the case, please rename this file SURNAME_Name_IJPP_AVComms2024.docx (for instance: SMITH_Johanna_IJPP_AVComms2024.docx) before you submit it.

The application must be submitted in English.

Instructions to fill out the application form

In the online application form, you will have to submit

  1. your CV, which must include information on
    1. personal and contact details
    2. language skills
    3. work and other experience
    4. education, degrees, and courses

The CV should be no longer than 2 pages long: please focus on information that is relevant to this position.

  1. the link to your portfolio showcasing a selection of your audio-visual work
  2. your video introduction, which would help demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria, as this informs the shortlisting process.

What should you cover in your video introduction:

  • introduce yourself
  • explain why you’re applying for this position
  • explain how your skills fit the junior consultancy opportunity description and ILGA World
  • why are you a great candidate for this junior consultancy opportunity
  • If your experience in life is one that brings different experiences of diversity and/or exclusion and/or marginalisation, please share how you would bring this perspective to the position

IMPORTANT: Your video should be 2-3 minutes long (longer videos will not be considered). Your audio and video should be clear, so we can understand what you’re saying. Your video should be in English. If applicable, you can include small parts of the video in Spanish to show your fluency in that language

Only in case of well-founded reasons it would not be possible for you to record a video presentation, please contact us at media(at) and we will provide you with alternative means to convey the information you’d have included in the video presentation.

The application form should be completed in English. Interviews will also be conducted in English (though declared Spanish language skills will be tested).

Process after application

After submitting your application, you will see a ‘thank you’ message confirming that you have submitted your responses. Should you have completed the form without having seen such ‘thank you’ message, please reach out to media(at)

Please, plan your submission in advance. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

We expect to communicate our decision to shortlist candidates by Monday, 18 March 2024, Please bear in mind that, if you have not been contacted after this date, this means that you have not been shortlisted for the position.

Shortlisted candidates will be admitted to an interview after completing a short written assignment. They will receive the assignment on 25 March 2024 and will have until 2 April 2024 to deliver it. Those who will not deliver the assignment by the deadline will not be admitted to the interview. Interviews are expected to take place between 3 and 5 April 2024 and will last approximately 30 minutes.  The selected candidate will be notified around 15 April 2024.

Key dates

26 February 2024 Call for candidates
18 March 2024, 09:00 AM CET Deadline for applications
25 March 2024
 Shortlisted candidates are notified of results, and receive a written assignment
2 April 2024 Deadline for shortlisted candidates to send the written assignment
Week between 3 and 5 April 2024 Interviews with shortlisted candidates who delivered the written assignment
Week of 15 April 2024 Notification of selected and not selected candidates
22 April 2024 The successful candidate takes up the position

ILGA World is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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