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Verité Research is an independent multi-disciplinary think tank providing strategic analysis and advice to decision-makers and opinion-formers in Asia. We bring academia’s thoughtfulness, business’s professionalism and civil society’s commitment to the greater good together to create a unique value proposition. Our economics, law and politics groups combine deep experience with cutting-edge analysis to transform leaders’ worldview, strategy and negotiations to create a more truthful, just and good world. 


Reader for Media Monitoring (Tamil)

Information Intelligence Service (IIS) at Verité Research is looking  for a part - time research assistant who is excellent in both Tamil and English. The ideal candidate should  have an interest in media and politics. Remuneration will be decided based on experience and qualifications. 

Deadline: 29th April 2016

To obtain more information or to apply for the position, please write/send your CV and cover letter to

Communications Intern

Job Role

This is a full time position for a graduate or undergraduate student to join the communications team at Verité Research. He/she shall be responsible for disseminating Verité Research products, maintaining and updating Verité’s social media platforms, organising social media campaigns and innovating new practices for wider audience reach and better impact.

Core competencies:

·       Academic level English writing skills

·       Basic understanding of social media outlets, practices and marketing

·       Professional, organised and detail-oriented

·       Familiar with Microsoft Office programs and database programs

·       Works well in a team

·       Able to multi-task

·       Takes initiative


Required Skills and Experience


·       Attained or working towards an undergraduate degree in the social sciences or humanities


Language requirements:

·         Fluency in English (oral and written) and Sinhala OR Tamil (oral)


Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

·       Maintaining a variety of communication platforms, from daily updates of social media outlets to reviewing and using databases of contacts

·       Overseeing the creation of and personally creating content for podcasts, videos, info-graphics, press releases, social media posts and other creative campaigning

·       Assisting in the organising of events

·       Coordinating with other teams for deliverables and input


Deadline: 29th April 2016

To obtain more information or to apply for the position, please write/send your CV and cover letter to Team Leader

We are looking for a proven leader who has all the skills required to drive, Sri Lanka's pioneering parliamentary monitoring web platform.

The following qualities will be especially important:

§   Desire to be a leader in deepening and consolidating Sri Lankan democracy with an acute sense of what is going on in Sri Lankan politics.

§   Interested in developing innovative ways in which can disseminate information using a blend of traditional and dynamic media channels.

§   Able to provide a clear vision for the initiative - drive improvement in the accuracy, immediacy and relevance of the synthesized information provided through the platform.

§   Manage a team of 3/4 researchers, keeping them interested and inspired in their core work.

§   Motivation to be the public face of, which will include providing media interviews, conducting press conferences etc.

§   Committed to building and maintaining revenue streams and financial support for the sustainability of

§   Capable of innovating and developing knowledge products around the data and analysis.

To obtain more information or to apply for the position, please write/send your CV and cover letter