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3 Top Notch Jobs with Human Rights Watch


A qualified individual is needed to fill an Associate position with the Development and Outreach Department of Human Rights Watch at their Chicago, Illinois, office in the U.S. A 6-month position, the Associate will be responsible for managing the schedule of the Chicago City Director, taking minutes at meetings and performing other administrative tasks assigned. Assisting with donor relationship management, updating the donor database system and processing monetary gifts from donors are additional job duties for the post. To be considered for the Associate position, applicants must hold a degree in human rights, social sciences, international relations or a related field and have at least one year of related work experience. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 Eastern Time on August 29, 2016.

Operations Assistant

Human Rights Watch is in need of a full-time Operations Assistant to join the team in their office located in Tunis, Tunisia. The individual works under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director of Financial Operations in New York, implementing financial strategies and policies at the local office. He or she will be responsible for overseeing budgetary expenditures, managing financial accounts and processing financial transactions. To be considered for the post, a prospective Operations Assistant must have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, bookkeeping, business administration, human resources, nonprofit management or a related field. Candidates must also have two years of experience working in operations and administration. There is no deadline for applying for the position. Applications will continue to be received until the right candidate has been found.


Humans Rights Watch is in search of an individual to fill the role of Coordinator with their Development Outreach Team in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Initially the position will be for 6 months; however, the contract may be extended. The Coordinator will be responsible for assisting with fundraising by helping to plan events, setting up multi-year donations and engaging donors to solicit contributions. In addition, the position involves tracking donations, managing budgets for fundraisers and researching individuals and companies that could be potential donors in the future. Individuals who wish to apply must have a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, marketing, communications or a related field plus 2 to 3 years of experience with planning events or fundraising. There is no deadline for applying for the position.

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