ABOUT THE ROLE
As a regional campaigner, you will develop and implement effective campaigning, advocacy and activism strategies for Cambodia and Viet Nam, and potentially for the region. 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 strategies, 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 Cambodia and Viet Nam, and potentially for the region.
To 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.
You 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 Cambodia and Viet Nam.
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 English and Vietnamese.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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