Consultancy Opportunity

Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Beirut Office
The Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung (RLS) is a German political foundation affiliated with the German party “Die Linke” (The Left Party). RLS is a provider of civic education and a centre for progressive social research. RLS Beirut Office opened its doors in May 2017 and is working in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Saudi-Arabia and Iran.
The RLS Beirut Office is currently looking for a consultant to conduct the mapping of topics and actors related to oppositional politics and activism in Iran.
The mapping will especially look at:

  • Important Actors dealing with Iranian politics and who are either inside or outside Iran. The actors can be political or social activists, politically engaged researchers, or artists.
  • Topics of Iranian politics that these actors address, denounce and demand to change.
  • Websites and journals in Persian, English and German addressing oppositional politics and activism in Iran

Time frame: 3 months (extendable)
Starting Date: 15/03/2020
Job Description of the position:

  • Coordinate with the RLS Beirut Office on the mapping and report biweekly on the progress of the mapping.
  • Communicate with political actors, activists, researchers, and artists inside and outside of Iran on necessary topics.
  • Document the mapping and create a database including political actors, topics as well as websites and journals.

Application Process:
Please send your CV and a cover letter by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications should be submitted in English or Persian until Wednesday, March, 10th, 2020.