Research, Campaigns, And Communication Assistant

Amnesty International

Beirut, Lebanon

As a Research, Campaigns and Communication Assistant, you will assist in the development and implementation of research, campaigning and communication strategies in the Saudi Arabia and Lebanon team, 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. 

This is an exciting role where you'll have a huge opportunity to make a difference by supporting the production of cutting-edge research and development of hard-hitting calls for both our advocacy work and for our sustained campaigning.

About You

You will be passionate about issues concerning human rights, and have general knowledge of issues surrounding the MENA region, more specifically Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. You will be fluent in written and spoken Arabic, as well as English.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist the Beirut 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
  • 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
  • Please see the attached job description for more information on responsibilities, skills and experience required.

Skills And Experience

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic 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
  • General knowledge of MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region
  • Experience of information management, including the creation and maintenance of electronic databases
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.