Amnesty International recruits 01 Campaigner
TUNISIA/EGYPT CAMPAIGNER (2931)
Closing Date:4 March 2021Directorate:Deputy Secretary GeneralLocation:TunisType:Fixed Term ContractDuration:18 monthsWorking Hours:35Salary:$60,857
ABOUT THE ROLEAs a campaigner, you will develop and implement effective advocacy and campaigning strategies for Egypt and Tunisia. You will work in a multicultural environment, engaging with Amnesty International staff and members all over the world, as well as representing Amnesty International to international, regional and national human rights organizations and movements.
This is an exciting role where you’ll have an opportunity to make a difference by developing innovative campaign tactics and techniques, capitalizing on communications and social media channels, and identifying and fostering opportunities for partnership and collaboration with other social and human rights movements and communities addressing issues affecting people in Egypt and Tunisia.
JOB PURPOSETo develop and implement campaigning strategies, managing and coordinating campaign actions on human rights concerns by using and developing knowledge on specific countries or other geographical and thematic areas, and supporting and liaising with Amnesty International’s (AI) movement and outside networks to ensure maximum impact.
ABOUT YOUYou have experience in campaign design and delivery, project management and planning – ideally in an international campaigning organization. You understand the strategy, methodologies and tactics behind making an impact. You’ll also have a good understanding of what it takes to mobilize people and adapt campaigns to audiences from different cultures and geographies.
With experience of working on human rights issues, you have in-depth knowledge of the socio-political and economic context in Egypt and Tunisia.
You must also have the capability both to work on your own initiative and as a member of a large and diverse team, often under pressure.
You have the ability to identify opportunities to ensure our voice has authority and have a strong network. A natural collaborator, you need influential communication skills, impartial political judgement, coupled with strong strategic thinking. You have excellent written and verbal Arabic, English and French.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIESTo lead on the development and implementation of specific campaigning strategies to deliver impact in Egypt and Tunisia, to manage and coordinate actions on human rights concerns aimed at effecting change in the human rights situation in the two countries and to write or otherwise devise campaigning and other materials for external and internal use.
To support and liaise with Amnesty International’s membership structures and maintain and develop networks of national and international NGOs and other external partners in the development and implementation of campaigning strategies and plans.To monitor and analyse political and human rights developments and conduct research as appropriate into human rights contexts and individual cases, including by participating in field research and through contact with partners on the ground.To represent Amnesty International to external stakeholders, including in governmental, intergovernmental and various public forums as well as with media, and to communicate the organizations’ concerns, positions and, where relevant, campaign strategies to external and internal stakeholders.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEExperience of strategic campaigning, including knowledge of the steps required to devise campaigning strategy and awareness of the need for actions and campaigning techniques to be based on strategies and be adapted to effect changes in a given situation.
Knowledge of the sub-region in general and a specialist knowledge in relation to specific countries or other geographical areas or thematic issues in your brief.Ability to understand and express ideas in English, Arabic and French languages in a fluent, clear and concise way, both orally and in writing, and to communicate complex information and institutional positions.Ability to motivate and inspire others towards activism for change, including through creative and dynamic approaches to encourage campaigning in the face of obstacles and including an understanding of digital campaigning tools and their appropriate use for target audiences to ensure both online and offline activism and mobilisation.Ability to represent Amnesty International in a variety of forums, particularly with civil society and the organization’s membership.Experience of working in a team and understanding of the importance of efficient communications for the coordination and effective functioning of teams.Demonstrated commitment to human rights, e.g. through previous work, membership of an organization, involvement in advocacy of human rights, etc.Experience of managing conflicting demands, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities.Ability and willingness to undertake personal administrative tasks in accordance with Amnesty International’s guidelines on self-servicing.Understanding of equal opportunities, cultural diversity and gender issues as well as a commitment to apply relevant policies.
ABOUT USAmnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:
more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rightsmore than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justiceOur aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.
At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.
WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXTIf you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.
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N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.
DocumentsTunisia-Egypt Campaigner – JD 2021.pdf (47.09 KB)
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