Job vacancy

Prospect Research Officer (open to flexible working)

Salary range(s):
Full time
Oct. 27, 2019

Do you want to support our work to expose corruption and the systems that enable it?  We’re recruiting a Prospect Researcher to provide funds to grow this work.

About us

Global Witness protects human rights and the environment by fearlessly confronting corruption and challenging the systems that enable it. We’ve been creating change for over 20 years, from alerting the world to blood diamonds to halting forest destruction deals.

About the role

This is a key role to enable our major gift team achieve ambitious fundraising targets. You will use your expertise to spot opportunities, gather intelligence and provide effective research to identify individuals who might be interested in supporting Global Witness’ work.

About you

You’ll use your research skills and knowledge of prospect research resources to identify new major prospects, as well as undertaking in depth due diligence assessments. You’ll also be proactive, finding those critical connections to maximise our major gift income. Finally, you’ll thrive in collaborating with a fantastic team, helping to organise briefings, meetings and special events.

What you can expect from us

Global Witness has a talented team of people worldwide.  The majority of our employees are based in London but we have offices in Washington DC and Brussels too.  We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive place to work, where difference is valued and celebrated.  We know that a diverse and inclusive workplace is an asset to any organisation and that different views and experiences improve the way we do our work. 

Our benefits package is competitive.  We offer 25 days holiday (exc. public holidays), employer pension contribution of 7%, private healthcare as well as flexible and agile working arrangements.


For further information about this opportunity, you can email our executive search consultant on: [email protected]