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25 Avril 2018 Il y a 3 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Ariana et 24 autre(s) régions
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Droits de l’Homme et 3 autre(s) domaines
  • Closing Date: 25 April 2018
  • Directorate: Global Operations
  • Location: Beirut, East Jerusalem, Tunis
  • Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: 35
  • Salary: Competitive – Depending on location


Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Regional Office is looking for an experienced Campaigner – Tactical Campaigns to develop campaigning strategies and responses to some of our most critical campaigning issues in the region. Working in the Crisis and Tactical Campaigns team and the Middle East and North Africa office, you’ll react quickly to emerging priorities assessing changing situations quickly, capitalising on your political judgement and inspiring worldwide action within days.

The role is to be based in one of our Middle East and North Africa regional offices: Beirut, Tunis or East Jerusalem. Location is dependent on securing the appropriate work visas/permits. Salary is dependent on location.

Please note this role is titled Rapid Response Campaigner for advertising purposes only.

The job title for the successful candidate in this role will be MENA Crisis and Tactical Campaigner. 


Develop and implement international campaigning strategies on human rights issues and/or key countries and manage and coordinate actions, while supporting, liaising and providing expert advice to other Programmes, the AI movement and outside networks to ensure maximum impact.


To develop, coordinate, programme and lead on delivery of AI’s campaigns; to coordinate and deliver campaign work on behalf of individuals at risk; to increase campaign effectiveness across the IS and the AI movement


The International Secretariat, which operates from a number of sites around the world, gathers and communicates accurate and action-oriented human rights information globally. We campaign for meaningful human rights change; enable effective human rights activism and work to persuade governments and other actors to uphold universal human rights standards. We provide strategic leadership, support and advice to the Amnesty International movement globally, fostering Amnesty International’s contribution, presence and public accountability throughout the world.


Reporting to: Deputy Director – Campaigns, with matrix into head of Tactical Unit in the global Campaigns Programme

Posts that this job manages: No line management responsibility. Supervision of staff and volunteers; lead cross-programme project teams and working groups

Other key relationships: Campaigns Director, Senior Directors; Directors and Deputy Directors; Regional programme staff, policy, legal and thematic teams, AI section & structure staff, in particular campaigns and communications staff and external partner organisations.


This role can be based in one of the MENA Regional Offices; Beirut, East Jerusalem or Tunis.

The Tactical Campaigns Unit leads the development and delivery of a suite of Amnesty International’s campaigns which are generally delivered over a 6 month to 2 year time horizon, often reacting to and driven by emerging opportunities or necessities in the external world. The team adapts and operates on a number of critical campaigning issues, sometimes concurrently, in a time-pressured environment, including on priority Crisis campaigns for countries facing urgent and critical human rights deterioration. The unit provides advice and support to other research, policy and campaign teams, and undertakes campaign-related research where appropriate to enable the effective delivery of campaigning on key issues.


  • Lead the development of campaign strategies, ensuring campaigns identify and take advantage of political opportunities and lead to measurable change.
  • Advise on, coordinate and review the contribution to relevant tactical campaigns by regional and other programmes to contribute to the development of AI’s campaign strategy worldwide.
  • Coordinate action planning and ensure consistency with campaigning standards and optimal use of resources.
  • Assess opportunities for action, identifying creative and effective campaigning tactics applicable in both the global North and South to ensure effective participation.
  • Provide advice to sections and structures and external partners in the global North and South on the development and implementation of campaign strategies; review campaign projects developed by sections and structures to ensure consistency.
  • Responsible for ensuring there is effective communication between relevant IS teams, sections and structures and partners about projects and actions with the aim of developing and maintaining a shared understanding and plan for the campaign and related actions.
  • Draft, review and advise on campaign materials for internal and external use, ensuring products are coherent within the campaign strategy, communicate campaign messages to target audiences effectively and lead to measurable action by these targets
  • Communicate AI’s concerns, positions and messages to external and internal audiences, including by representing AI in governmental, inter-governmental and various public forums, as well as with the media, civil society organizations, political, economic and other actors to promote key messages.
  • Contribute to planning, execution and evaluation stages of campaign projects; develop and share campaigning best practice learned from campaign projects across the IS and wider AI movement to ensure learning is developed and shared widely.
  • Monitor and analyze political, human rights and civil society developments internationally to make recommendations for campaign development, actions and ongoing work in pursuit of campaign objectives
  • Prepare information about planned activities for scheduling and resource management purposes; identify necessary adjustments in the planning and implementation of projects and workplans; prepare and monitor project budgets and reports.
  • Contribute to the development of Cluster strategies and plans for campaigning and activism and provide input into internal discussions on AI mission, policy, and organizational issues in order to increase the effectiveness of AI’s work.
  • Perform all necessary administrative tasks to ensure effective self-servicing, participate in the recruitment and induction of new staff and consultants and perform other corporate tasks as appropriate.


  • AI’s tactical campaigns have clear strategies and take advantage of political and other strategic opportunities
  • Key stakeholders are able to contribute to plans and implementing stakeholders in the IS and sections and structures understand their roles within the international strategy
  • Tactical campaigns have wide take-up across the AI movement
  • Tactical campaigns are implemented to deadline and on budget
  • AI’s tactical campaigns employ a wide-range of tools and tactics that motivate and engage



With experience of working on human rights issues, you must have first-hand in-depth knowledge and experience of the socio-political and economic context in the MENA region, and global human rights trends.

Probably working for a charity, NGO, or government body, you’ll have already developed national and international campaigns. So you’ll know how to harness everything from on-street activism to online digital tools. As a result, you’ll have the confidence and expertise to identify relevant information quickly, understand what’s key and pinpoint the most effective means of communication. Flexible enough to adapt your approach as priorities change, you’ll also bring us a real flair for innovation and a talent for project management particularly important when time pressures are intense. Excellent communication skills in English and Arabic, both written and verbal, are vital too so you can generate motivational campaign materials that connect with a range of target audiences as well as inspire those you work with.


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.


[Information to complete this section can be drawn from the “AIIS Behaviours – managers’ guide”, which is available on ISIS managers’ community page. Competencies focus on how we work rather than what our job is designed to do. They articulate the behaviours that are expected from a group of professionals who are working effectively together. Describe here the competencies that will be needed for the job holder to be effective and successful in this post]

  • Competency: Level: (A, B or C)
  • Delivering Results: B
  • Working with others: C
  • Developing oneself and others: B
  • Contributing to a Dynamic and Effective International Secretariat: B
  • Making decisions: B
  • Taking the initiative: B
  • Communicating and influencing: C


Equality and diversity is at the core of our values and staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.


Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with Amnesty International’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality), or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post and would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed.

Written by: Emily Nevins Date reviewed: 11 Feb 2014 To be reviewed: January 2016


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 this link


Amnesty International is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

Critères d'éligibilité

  • Significant experience developing campaign strategies and campaign objectives
  • Excellent understanding of strategic campaign methodologies, power analysis methodologies and other campaign development tools
  • Experience of campaigning on and understanding of the region essential and any issues within the current focus of the role highly desirable; must have the ability to identify and understand relevant information about human rights issues or country situations quickly in order to undertake campaign strategy development
  • The ability to adapt to fast-changing political situations in an international environment and experience of employing political judgment and of assessing the most effective means of communication to achieve a goal within given constraints
  • Experience of leading and implementing campaigns at the national & international level and the ability to lead innovation and creative approaches to campaigning; experience of using online and offline activism techniques to achieve campaign objectives
  • Experience of working with colleagues and partners based around the world, including the global North and global South
  • Understanding of voluntary commitment and of organizational needs of a membership organisation and the implications of this for developing and implementing campaigns
  • Excellent communications skills in English and Arabic, both written and verbal
  • Experience of writing motivating and inspiring campaign materials for a diverse range of target audiences and of communicating campaign messages and organisational positions effectively
  • Additional languages, such as French, desirable
  • Experience leading project teams and ability to engage and inspire team members
  • Experience of managing conflicting demands, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities; and ability to identify skills gaps and experience of capacity building and training, including with staff based overseas, in order to deliver on campaign objectives
  • Ability to undertake research to gather information relevant to the development of campaign strategies, the identification of campaign targets and objectives, target audiences and constituencies or other aspects of effective campaign implementation
  • Ability to evaluate campaigns and projects and to report progress against stated objectives
  • Experience of managing budgets and reporting against expenditure
  • Awareness of issues of social justice, equality and fairness and an understanding of equal opportunities issues and willingness to apply in work
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environment with appropriate sensitivity to differences of culture, gender and physical ability
  • Willingness to undertake personal administrative tasks in accordance with the guidelines on self-servicing
  • Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with AI’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality), or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post and would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed

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