Research, Campaigns and Communication Assistant (R...

Amnesty International, International Secretariat
31 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
ABOUT THE ROLE: We are looking for a committed Research, Campaigns and Communication Assistant to join our Iran team on a part-time basis. Responsible for 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 Iran are brought to the attention of the right people. You will also assist in the production and distribution of campaign materials. ABOUT YOU: Fully signed up to our aims, you're an enthusiastic, lively 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 Iran, along with fluency in English and Persian.ABOUT USAmnesty 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 rightsmore than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justiceOur 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 What we hope you will do nextIf 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.