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6 Human Rights Jobs With Top Notch NGOs


MENA Program Officer (Freedom House)
Freedom-House-logoFreedom Home is hiring a Program Officer in Washington, DC. The Program Officer will carry out such duties as financial management, program design and implementation, fundraising, advocacy and knowledge building, administration, and will work under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager. The candidate is required to have a Bachelor’s degree in a political science or international relations related fields. A Master’s Degree is strongly desired. S/he must have at least 3 years’ experience in a professional environment that covered management, drafting and editing, budget control, programming, or analyzing current issues and resolving those issues. S/he must be fluent in written and spoken English with great communication skills. Fluency in Arabic would be an asset. This application will stay open until the job is filled.

LGBT Associate (Human Rights Watch)
human-rights-watch-logoHuman Rights Watch has a vacancy for an Associate in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights program in New York, USA. The Associate will focus primarily on administrative tasks like scheduling, taking notes at meetings, developing and maintaining a filing system, and processing finance. S/he will also stay in communication with other HRW offices and partners, draft and edit distributable publications, track donations, respond to information requests, assist with hiring, mentor interns and new staff members, and carry out many other tasks as necessary. The candidate must have a Bachelors Degree in international relations or a human rights related field. S/he must have at least 1 years’ worth of relevant work experience with a focus on administration. Fluency in written and spoken English is required, along with great communication and interpersonal skills. S/he will be expected to properly navigate MS office applications and remain efficient under pressure. The salary for this position is $44,048 with added benefits and vacation time. The deadline for this job is May 29, 2016.

Policy/Advocacy Advisor (Save the Children)
save the children jobsSave the Children is hiring a permanent, full-time Policy and Advocacy Advisor in London, United Kingdom. The Policy and Advocacy Advisor will deliver policy and advocacy products for the CEO, including briefings, speeches, and opinion pieces, in coordination with the wider organisation. The candidate must have experience in policy analysis and developing/implementing plans. S/he must have an understanding of the United Nations program and have decent communication and interpersonal skills. A Masters Degree or equivalent in international development or relations, economics, law, or a related field is preferred for this role. A minimum of a Bachelors Degree is required. This position will begin on December 4, 2016, but the deadline for this Policy and Advocacy role is May 24, 2016.

Workplace Equality Program Assistant (Human Rights Campaign)
human rights campaign logoThe Human Rights Campaign is hiring a full-time Workplace Equality Program Assistant. The Workplace Equality Program Assistant will respond to questions and inquiries, prepare information for members, operate the switchboard, conduct research, assist the Deputy and the Deputy Director, and work with the Coordinator and team members on a variety of tasks. The candidate is required to have a minimum of a high school diploma. A Bachelors Degree in a relevant field is highly desired. S/he must have great communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. A working knowledge, understanding, or interest in LGBTQ issues or the community. This vacancy will stay available until the position is filled with a qualified individual, but interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Program Officer (Physicians for Human Rights)
physicians for human rightsPhysicians for Human Rights is hiring a Program Officer for the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones in Boston, Massachusetts. The Program Officer must monitor deadlines for reports and the production of important documents, coordinate support for logistical and administrative issues, plan activities, prepare project briefs, evaluate impact of projects, oversee the development process of databases, liaise and maintain a positive representative of PHR, and carry out a variety of tasks as needed. A minimum of a Bachelors Degree in law, public health, or a related field is required, as well as 5 years of experience in research, public health, data analysis, or advocacy in a professional setting. S/he will be expected to effectively navigate MS Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Fluency in written and spoken English is required. Proficiency in a language such as French or Spanish is highly desired. This position will remain open until it is filled.

Researcher Advisor (Amnesty International)
amnesty jobsAmnesty International is looking for a Researcher Advisor in Lima, Peru. The Researcher Advisor will be responsible for leading on the development and implementation of overarching research and campaigning strategies to deliver impact in relation to agreed priorities on specific countries or other geographical or thematic areas, including strategies to identify the most effective ways to address human rights concerns and advise on solutions and remedies for specified issues. S/he will be expected to have excellent research skills and thematic expertise, and outstanding knowledge of the context of South America. The candidate must have a degree or have studied in a field of law, human rights, international relations, or a relevant field. The desired candidate will have working experience in human rights or South America. S/he will be expected to prove substantial research and communication skills. S/he will be expected to work a minimum of 30 hours a week. The Research Adviser will receive a salary of $62,084 a year. Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish is required for this position. The closing date for this application is June 6, 2016.

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