Job Title: Co-ordinator / Communications Assistant
1 day a week (£20,800 pro rata)
The co-ordinator / communications assistant plays an essential role in the ‘day-to-day’ running of RAW in WAR, a small human rights charity striving to enhance the voices of women in areas of conflict. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate interested in the human rights field, and who wishes to gain experience and be part of a unique and exciting NGO. Although this is not a full time role, flexibility is required - especially in the run up to the Anna Politkovskaya Award where extra days of work (fully paid) will be required, including the occasional evenings and weekends.
Key duties include:
* Working directly with board members on project related matters
* Managing RAW’s social media presence across multiple channels
* Drafting copy for blog posts, press releases, and newsletters
* Ensuring the smooth running of RAW’s website, and implementing the next phase of our website upgrade
* Co-ordinating RAW’s Anna Politkovskaya Award, held every October, and the organisation’s ‘Refusing To Be Silenced’ panel events
* Co-ordinating and supervising RAW’s team of volunteers
* Managing board and team meetings, and providing monthly progress reports on work and future actions
* Financial administration, fundraising and administrative assistance
* Undertaking other ad-hoc tasks when required
Essential skills/qualifications/ and/or experience
* University degree in Human Rights, International Development, International Affairs, Gender Studies (or equivalent) and/or relevant practical work experience
* Motivated and passionate about human rights - particularly the rights of women and girls
* Excellent writing skills (fluency in English)
* Editing and proof-reading skills, and keen eye for detail
* Strong organisational skills
* Experience of working in project administration and management
* Experience in organising events
* Experience in using social media for professional purposes
* Understanding of website administration (extremely desirable)
* Additional languages (in particular, Arabic and/or Russian) particularly desirable
* Must be flexible, a positive self-starter, and willing to work as part of a team
To apply for this role, please email Nathalie Losekoot (
) with your CV (max 2 pages) and a 1 page cover letter, clearly explaining your suitability for this role, and what you hope to gain from it.
Interviews will be held in London during the week of 27th July, with a view to the new candidate commencing the role in early August.
Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret we will not be able to contact you if your application has been unsuccessful.
Closing Date: 10th July (5pm)