Are you a communications and campaigns professional looking to apply your technical skills to improve human rights?
In this role, you will help achieve measurable human rights impact in theEastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office region through strategic development of campaign and communication materials that reflect and promote Amnesty International’s goals and objectives. You will ensure regional communication objects are reflected and implemented at the global level, while providing support and advice to our sections on communications and content production appropriate to their target audiences.
With demonstrable experience of leading communication teams, you will be experienced in developing content for use across multiple digital channels, languages and territories, able to convey complex information in a straightforward, interesting and motivating manner.
You will be experienced in communicating effectively within a large and culturally diverse organisation, with a proven commitment to human rights. Fluency in English and Russian is essential.
- Work with the regional communications team to set the strategic direction for the regional office, ensuring all campaigns and communications messages are communicated in a manner suitable and relevant to the appropriate audiences.
- Work with researchers, campaigners, media managers and the regional communications team to deliver high-quality, locally relevant communications strategies and materials in support of the regional campaign, advocacy and communication objectives.
- Use regional expertise to set strategic direction on audience segmentation and provide expert advice to regional office colleagues and Sections on how best to use the appropriate digital or other channels to target each segment.
- Lead on communications capacity building in the regional office, providing training and ongoing support; from advice on appropriate content format for relevant digital channel to developing communication strategies from start to finish.
- Work with audience and engagement experts in the Global Marketing and Communications Programme to develop effective social networks for the sub-region that can feed into global or other regional conversations where necessary, for facilitating conversation and activism.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills – creative and factual. With substantial experience across different media, involving audio-visual and other non-text-based materials.
- Fluent English and Russian is essential, and fluency in other regional languages is highly desirable.
- Demonstrable experience at a similar level, leading communications teams and strategies in the NGO or private sector.
- Demonstrable expertise in use of social media within an organizational context, particularly for campaigning purposes.
- Proven ability to work fluently with publishing systems and software for digital and print – such as Adobe Creative Suite – and an understanding of video/photo editing software would be desirable.
Please see the attached job description for more information on responsibilities, skills and experience required.
WHAT WE OFFER
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.
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 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.
- 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days)
- Hybrid working environment – The standard working week at Amnesty International is 35 hours
- Pension Contribution Scheme – with an employer contribution of 8% of your gross annual salary, in addition Amnesty International will match individual contributions of up to 3%. Making a total employer contribution of 11%
- Life Assurance
- Annual salary review
- Opportunity to join our cycle-to-work scheme
- Interest-free season ticket loans for travel to work
- Contribution towards the cost of eye tests and glasses
- Access to Linkedin Learning
- Employee Assistance Programme
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.
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