Intelligence Squared Careers


Intelligence Squared has established itself as a leading forum for live, agenda-setting debates, talks and discussions in London and around the world. Founded in London in 2002, we also operate in New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, Athens, Israel and Chile. Our events reach millions of people globally through live-streaming, YouTube, television broadcast on BBC World News and our weekly podcast.

Past speakers include President Jimmy Carter, Stephen Fry, Patti Smith, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Eric Schmidt, Martin Amis, Sean Penn, Steven Pinker, Richard Dawkins, Michael Chabon, Germaine Greer, Christopher Hitchens, Grayson Perry, Jaron Lanier, Rob Lowe, P.J. O’Rourke, Zaha Hadid, Dan Pink, Naomi Wolf, Dominic West, Salman Rushdie, Jeffrey Sachs, Gore Vidal and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

In addition to our public programme we also collaborate with a number of partners on bespoke events including Google, Selfridges, Save the Children, Shell, Saatchi Gallery, OECD and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Please get in touch at

Full-time opportunities

We don’t currently have any full-time opportunities at Intelligence Squared

Work Placements

Placement: minimum 1 month

We are looking for a graduate to help support our live events programme as part of the Intelligence Squared editorial team. The placement will last a minimum of one month and is based at our office in Notting Hill, London. The role primarily involves providing research support to our Assistant Producer.

The ideal candidate would be a university graduate, fluent in English with excellent writing skills. He or she would also have excellent research abilities and a good grasp of current affairs. Our events programme deals with a wide spectrum of topics, from foreign policy to pop culture to Artificial Intelligence, so candidates are expected to have a broad base of knowledge.

Social media experience is a bonus, and we’re also looking for people with editorial ideas, enthusiasm for the organisation and entrepreneurial energy.

Please send us a CV as well as a cover letter telling why you would like the placement to

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