Human Rights Watch Associate Vacancy Call

Deadline: 25 February 2015
Open to: internationals with bachelor’s degree in human rights, international relations, social science, or a related field and possess current German work authorization valid for a minimum of two years from start date.
Benefits: undisclosed monthly salary

Description

Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking an Associate to provide critical administrative assistance to its Europe and Central Asia (“ECA”) Division. This position reports to the London-based Deputy Director in the ECA Division and supports the Berlin-based Director and other members of the ECA Division. HRW anticipates that the successful candidate will take up this position in April 2015.

Eligibility

  • A bachelor’s degree in human rights, international relations, social science, or a related field is required.
  • A minimum of one year of relevant work experience is required.
  • Prior office/administration experience and strong organizational skills are required;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required; proficiency in other European languages, in particular German and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, is desirable;
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required;
  • Ability to work well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks simultaneously is required;
  • Ability to make sound decisions consistent with functions is required;
  • Ability to prioritize with minimal supervision and work independently as well as function as a member of a team with staff in multiple locations globally is required;
  • Proficiency in computer packages including MS Office applications is required;
  • Strong interest in international human rights is preferred.
  • Applicants for this position must possess current German work authorization valid for a minimum of two years from start date.

Benefits

Human Rights Watch offers comprehensive compensation and employer-paid benefits.

Application

To apply you need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief writing sample (unedited by others), and contact information for three references to [email protected]. Use “Associate Ref ECA-15-1010-EB” as the subject of your email.

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