Human Rights Watch is hiring a qualified Researcher based in Washington DC, Mexico City and New York. He/She will be developing and implementing a research and advocacy agenda that focuses on improving respect for human rights in one or more Latin American countries, likely including Mexico. The successful candidate will also be writing and publicizing reports, briefing memos, statements, op-eds, articles, and press releases, as well as submissions to international bodies. Furthermore among the duties of this position is presenting human rights concerns to government officials, opinion leaders, inter-governmental agencies, and the media. She/He will have an advanced (graduate) degree in international relations, journalism, law, Latin American regional studies, social sciences and/or extensive experience in human rights or related work are required. A minimum of three years of experience working on human rights or related issues in Latin America, including time spent living in the region, is essential are required to apply for this position. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English.
Human Rights Watch is accepting applications for the position as South Korea Consultant located in Seoul (South Korea). He/She will build financial support for the organization by soliciting major gifts from donors in South Korea. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to evaluate the potential for a Seoul Committee and, if possible, develop committee leadership. Also the successful candidate will plan and produce at least four cultivation events, such as researcher briefings, film screenings, and private dinners. Eligible candidates must hold an undergraduate degree in related field is required. An advanced degree is highly desirable. Five years of fundraising and other relevant experience are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English.
Equal Rights Trust is hiring a qualified MENA Region Legal Research Fellowship located in London, UK. He/She will research and drafting on discrimination issues, including on discriminatory torture and inhuman treatment to contribute to the Trust’s publications. This will include desk research as well as analysis of field research, legal analysis, report drafting, and fact-checking. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to monitoring media and other online sources for legislative and policy developments. Also the successful candidate will there may also be an opportunity (but not a requirement) to visit the region, depending on the particular skills and interests of the Fellow. She/He will have a strong knowledge of international human rights law evidenced through an undergraduate or graduate degree in a relevant discipline and/or relevant experience. To apply for this position fluency is required in English and Arabic. The deadline for this vacancy is 11. September 2016.
Earth Rights is hiring a qualified Legal Director located in Yangon, Myanmar. Among the duties of the successful applicant is developing annual program plans, contributing to updating ERI’s strategic plan, implementing strategic litigation and other legal advocacy activities with local partners, integrating legal and campaign activities, reporting to foundations and donors in consultation with the Development Team, coordinating internal administrative matters, and contributing to program fundraising efforts. She/He will have a background in advocacy campaigns and/or policy. 6 years of experience working on legal issues, preferably in Myanmar, or alternatively in Southeast Asia or a similar context are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 31. August 2016.