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Amnesty International Tunisie

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09 Octobre 2018 Il y a 2 ans

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis et 1 autre(s) régions
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Droits de l’Homme et 3 autre(s) domaines
  • Closing Date: 9 October 2018
  • Directorate: Global Operations
  • Location: Tunis
  • Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Working Hours: 35
  • Salary: $36,604 per annum + benefits

 

Our MENA Regional Office are now seeking a Research, Campaigns and Communications Assistant to join the team on a fixed term 4 month basis. 

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/

ABOUT THE ROLE

Based in Tunis, you’ll support the country teams as they develop and roll out research, campaigning, communication and growth strategies. That means maintaining a broad overview of relevant political and human rights developments; liaising with national and local contacts and monitoring media updates and internet searches to keep team members and other regional offices up to date. You’ll also take charge of the admin for the country teams – everything from planning field research missions and making travel arrangements, to scheduling meetings and drafting and producing vital documents. Producing regular reports on the budget for the department, you’ll closely monitor expenses throughout the financial year. And coordinating the work of the team in response to crisis, you’ll be central to their ongoing success.

JOB PURPOSE:

To assist in the development and implementation of research, campaigning and communication strategies in the [sub-region] teams, including by monitoring developments; managing information and communications systems; drafting and assisting in the productions of documents; participating in the coordination of the work of the team and providing it with administrative and other support including in relation to field work and response to crisis.

DEPARTMENT PURPOSE:

AIIS PURPOSE: The IS, 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 AI movement globally, fostering AI’s contribution, presence and public accountability throughout the world.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Reporting to: Deputy Director Research/ Campaigns
  • Posts that this job manages: This job has no line management responsibilities but supervises team volunteers, as appropriate
  • Other key relationships: Researcher/s, campaigner/s, communications, growth and other programme staff, as appropriate.
  • Location: Tunis Regional Office

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the [sub-region] teams’ research, communication, campaigning and growth activities by gathering and managing human rights-related information, by liaising with national and local contacts, media monitoring, internet searches and manual and electronic filing in relevant databases, using relevant language(s)
  • Assist with campaigning, communication, research and growth activities through the production and distribution of public and internal campaigning materials, reports and other documents, as delegated or originated by research, campaigns, communications or growth staff, including drafting, formatting, editing/proof-reading, distribution of texts and, where appropriate, coordinating the translation of documents
  • Monitor and maintain a broad overview of relevant political and human rights developments
  • Act as a point of contact for internal and external interlocutors, process incoming inquiries and, as appropriate, respond to inquiries from other teams and programmes, the membership and the public
  • Participate in the planning, organization, and coordination of field research and other relevant AI missions and travel and campaign activities; including preparing budgets, providing logistical support and solving problems
  • Contribute to the team’s response during a crisis or unexpected work
  • Develop, maintain and manage administrative and communications systems, including setting up new systems where necessary in support of research, campaigning and growth activities; manage files, records and other information retrieval systems where necessary within the organization’s self-servicing guidelines
  • Contribute to the development of programme-wide strategies and plans for research, campaigning and growth and provide input into internal discussions on the AI mission, policy and organizational issues in order to increase the effectiveness of AI’s work
  • Interview, assist with the selection of, induct, and supervise volunteers working in the team
  • Participate in coordinating the work of the team and contribute to the overall flexibility of resource use, including through providing cover for other Programme staff as agreed with management, and participating in recruitment and other corporate tasks

WHAT DOES SUCCESS LOOK LIKE IN THIS JOB?

  • A successful RCCA will have contributed to and facilitated the development and implementation of research, campaigning and growth strategies in the team’s brief
  • Success would also involve developing and maintaining effective administrative and communications systems where information directly relevant to the team’s research, campaigning and growth activities is properly gathered and easily retrievable and usable
  • A successful RCCA will have contributed to the effective functioning of the team, and to the implementation of AI’s mission, upholding AI’s values at all times

EQUALITY STATEMENT

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.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST

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.

ABOUT YOU

Thanks to similar experience in a high pressure environment, you’ll have no problem prioritising and coordinating multiple projects with minimal supervision. A clear, articulate communicator, you’ll have a high standard of English, French and Arabic and as you’d expect, you’ll need excellent administrative, secretarial and IT skills as well as plenty of initiative and a proactive approach to problem solving. More than that, you’ll show agility and resilience when dealing with change, backed up by regional knowledge of the North Africa region. You’ll also the financial awareness to produce accurate budget reports, and you could soon prove yourself indispensable to our regional office team. You will also need to have some background in human rights or law or politics – whether that’s through work, studies or extracurricular activities. 

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

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

  •  General knowledge of Tunisia.  Understanding of and commitment to human rights issues  Excellent attention to detail and ability to draft and proof-read research, communication and campaign materials tailored to the appropriate audience  Ability to gather and process human rights-related information/material  Ability to express ideas clearly, orally and in writing, and communicate complex issues with sensitivity to the audience  Experience of establishing and maintaining office systems and coordinating an efficient flow of communications and information  Experience of information management, including the creation and maintenance of electronic databases  Excellent inter-personal and communication skills  Experience of managing conflicting demands, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities  Ability to use sound judgment and initiative, solve problems and provide constructive inputs  Experience of working in a team and understanding of the importance of efficient communications for the coordination and effective functioning of teams, including ability to supervise volunteers  Understanding of equal opportunities, cultural diversity and gender issues as well as a commitment to apply relevant policies  Fluency in written and spoken English, French and Arabic.

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