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6 Top Vacancies With Renowned Human Rights NGOs


Multimedia Officer in Communications Department (Amnesty International)

Working alongside the Executive Producer you will have responsibility for coordinating enquiries and providing advice relating to audio, video and multimedia material requested at or from the IS for the movement’s use in its human rights work. You will also manage Amnesty International’s still image, audio, video and multimedia assets and coordinate requests for English and non-English language AV content from the movement.  You will process, develop and produce multimedia audiovisual materials for use in AI work, including coordinating internal AV requests like recordings of AI meetings, events and visitors.

Programme Coordinator in Law and Policy Department (Amnesty International)

The International Advocacy Programme of the International Secretariat is looking for a Programme Co-ordinator to work in the Programme Director’s (PD) team. The post will be responsible for co-ordinating programme delivery and providing administrative support to the Programme Director and Deputy Programme Director, diary management, finance / budget analysis and monitoring, compilation and creation of reports.

Arabic Web and Social Media Manager (Human Rights Watch)

The Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) and Communications Divisions of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) are seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Arabic Web and Social Media Manager to support the Arabic online presence of HRW, one of the world’s premier sources of human rights information. This position reports jointly to the Advocacy and Communications Director in the MENA division, and to HRW’s Senior Online Editor. The successful candidate will work from our Tunis, Beirut, or Amman offices. Other locations in MENA or Turkey may be considered.

Program Officer (Freedom House)

Freedom House is recruiting a Program Officer for the ‘Expanding civic Space in Ethiopia’ program that seeks to support human rights defenders and civil society to develop strategies, coordinate their activities, engage the government and reach out to citizens on wide ranging themes of democracy and governance. The Program Officer will be responsible for conducting an ongoing assessment of civil society landscape and outreach to human rights defenders, journalists, and other governmental and non-governmental actors working on human rights and democracy promotion.  This position is based in Nairobi and reports to the Senior Program Manager for Africa.

Leadership Development & Diversity Assistant (Human Rights Campaign)

The Leadership Development & Diversity Assistant reports directly to and is primarily responsible for providing administrative support to the VP for Human Resources & Leadership Development. The assistant will provide administrative support and assist with projects under the VP’s purview including those related to diversity, events programming at HRC, staff training and development, the internship program, security and other building related issues.  The assistant must be able to respond quickly and with good judgment in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle highly confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner. The Leadership Development & Diversity Assistant works with staff at all levels of the organization as well as board members, external consultants, outside presenters and talent.

Financial Inclusion Policy and Advocacy Advisor (CARE International)

We are looking for someone who understands financial inclusion, has strong advocacy skills and is hungry for a development opportunity that will help you to grow and develop. You will be a natural networker and will relish the chance to lead exciting advocacy and research initiatives in partnership with the private sector, as well as to bring new ideas to our wider global financial inclusion strategy. You will have some experience of advocacy and campaigning in the Global South.  We need someone who is enthusiastic, persuasive and confident in representing us at high levels in the financial world. You will be used project managing cross country teams and be able to bring people with you. The majority of your time will be leading and delivering the Linking For Change Savings Charter, initiated by CARE, Barclays and Plan, and currently supported by 20 leading banks and NGOs and mobile providers.

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