Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Amnesty International is establishing a regional office in Bangkok. The office will ensure that Amnesty International remains a leading voice on human rights issues in the region, while reinforcing relationships with governments, local partners and communities facing human rights challenges.
To this end, we are pleased to be recruiting for three campaigners to join the recently established Southeast Asia and the Pacific Regional Office located in Bangkok, Thailand. These positions will focus on one or more of the following countries - Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam - with some work related to other countries in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region.
You will develop innovative strategies that reach new audiences, deepening the organization's presence in the region while mobilizing its international membership to bring human rights abuses to an end.
With an expert knowledge of human rights issues in the region and established track record of designing campaign strategies that have delivered positive change, you will be a self-starter, full of new ideas with an enthusiasm to embrace new challenges and able to work under pressure. A team-player, who can work with a diverse range of stakeholders, you will bring excellent organizational, project management and planning skills.
As someone who has extensively worked and lived in this region, you will have first-hand campaigning/advocacy experience, sound political judgment and strong interpersonal, collaboration and communications skills. You will be highly competent in writing for different audiences, public speaking, and using social media.
You will have a firm grasp of the socio-political landscape and an expert knowledge of at least one or more of the following Southeast Asian countries: Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam. Advanced English language skills are essential, with fluency in the languages of one of these countries highly desirable.
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 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.
Benefits include 25 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/
Source : https://careers.amnesty.org/vacancy/campaigner---bangkok-regional-office---3-posts--2103/2129/description/?_channelid=5