INTERIGHTS seeks Legal Team Co-ordinator

Deadline: 19 August, 2012
Open to: Candidates with a degree-level education, fluency in both English and Russian, substantial administrative experience, and experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of budgets, as well as experience of events management
Remuneration: The salary is £30,349 per annum pro rata.

Description

Since 1982 INTERIGHTS has played a leading role in promoting human rights through the use of international and comparative law. They have pursued this through strategic litigation and capacity building and providing information to lawyers, judges and civil society partners worldwide. INTERIGHTS currently focuses its activities in Africa, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, and thematically on economic and social rights, equality and security and the rule of law.
The overall purpose of this role is to provide professional support to their lawyers in coordination of events, specific projects, budget preparation and monitoring, and administrative support for litigation. This role also supports lawyers in maintaining contact with external actors, proof reading and supporting information flow of legal work to the Fundraising and Communications team.

Requirements

As the Legal Team Co-ordinator, you will be supporting INTERIGHTS work in Europe which currently works in Central and Eastern Europe and the Caucasus region and the legal team working on Economic and Social Rights.
This position requires a degree-level education, fluency in both English and Russian, substantial administrative experience, and experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of budgets, as well as experience of events management.

Benefits

This is a full-time, fixed term contract for six months starting at the earliest opportunity. The benefits include, pro rata annual leave 25 days and public holidays, plus time off during the Christmas period when the office closes from the 24th December – 1st January inclusive. A limited amount of international travel may be required. To apply for this role you must have the right to work in the UK. The salary is £30,349 per annum pro rata.

Application

To apply for this post, please go to the official website and download an application form, job description, person specification and equal opportunities form. Please send the completed application form along with the equal opportunities form via email to [email protected], stating the job title in the subject field of the email.
Closing date: 19th August 2012. Interviews will be held the week beginning 27th August 2012. Please note that late applications and CVs will not be accepted. INTERIGHTS is committed to equal opportunities.

For more information as well please visit the official website.

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