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5 Exciting Human Rights Vacancies To Consider

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Narrative Lead

Oxfam is now hiring a narrative lead in their communications department. The primary duties for this role will be creating the messages and narratives that will guide and shape Oxfam’s communications with the public. The right candidate will have a passion for the written word and be an experienced copywriter or editor with experience taking complex issues and simplifying them for the public to easily understand. This position will be based in Oxford with a salary ranging from £29,985 – £38,113. Deadline: 14 March 2016.

Research Officer CRPD

A position for a research officer has opened up with the Institute of Development Studies. This position will be a fixed term of six months at 35 hours per week. The research officer will report to the Center Director and in addition to researching issues related to global development, the candidate will also work to plan and organize functions, as well as liaise with colleagues and students. The right candidate will have a degree related to international development or equivalent work experience, as well as excellent editing and analytical skills. This position is located in Brighton and the salary ranges from £24,788 – £37,024. Deadline: 16 March 2016.

Social Policy Officer

The European Disability Forum is now hiring a social policy advisor in their Brussels office. This role will monitor EU developments, policies and actions related to disabilities and will research and write user-friendly information to be distributed to the public. This job will last one year with a starting salary of €2,800/month and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline: 23 March 2016.

Resourcing Women’s Rights Manager

A position with AWID in the Resourcing Women’s Rights program has opened, with an application deadline of 20 March. This position is full-time and the location is flexible. The job duties will include overseeing the program’s strategy and vision, managing program staff and developing and monitoring the program budget. The ideal candidate will have 7 to 10 years experience working in a non-profit environment as well as a previous project management role. The applicant will also have a university degree in social sciences, women’s rights, not-for-profit administration, international development or another related field. Preferable attributes include familiarity with the current funding landscape for gender equality as well as the ability to travel internationally approximately 6 to 8 weeks per year. Deadline: 20 March 2016.

Women’s Protection & Empowerment Coordinator

The International Rescue Committee is now hiring a women’s protection and empowerment coordinator in their Sierra Leone office. The role will spearhead a new program that will work to protect and empower adolescent girls and improve their quality of life. Other duties will include providing leadership for program development, conducting regular field visits, and leading programs in the community while building relationships and partnerships. The right candidate will have five years of relevant experience, an advanced relevant degree, as well as demonstrated experience in supervising and program management. The candidate should speak English fluently, but knowledge of Krio or other Sierra Leone languages will be a plus. 15 March 2016.

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