Research, Campaigns and Communications Assistant at Amnesty International




Closing Date: 1 February 2018
Directorate: Global Operations
Location: London
Type: Permanent
Working Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Salary: £34,430 pro rata , per annum

ABOUT THE ROLE: 

We are looking for a committed Research, Campaigns and Communications Assistant to work as part of the International Secretariat’s Europe Regional Office. Responsible for providing support to project teams, managing efficient and effective administrative systems, you will monitor and gather information, be the first point of contact for handling enquiries and ensure that relevant developments in the region are brought to the attention of the right people. You will also be responsible for organising international meetings, support the organisation of field visits, planning and monitoring budgets. This post is advertised as a part time position at 17.5 hour (0.5 FTE).

ABOUT YOU:

Fully signed up to our aims, you’re an enthusiastic team member, highly organised and comfortable with deadlines and creating strong lines of communication and robust administration systems for a team. You will need proven administrative skills, specifically maintaining filing and retrieval systems and an ability to deal with large volumes of information including maintaining manual and computerized databases. You will also have a good understanding of the human rights situation in Europe.

ABOUT US 

Amnesty 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 rights
  • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our 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 wonderful 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.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.  All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/

WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

If 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.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

Read more and apply here.

 

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