About our Organization
The Fund for Global Human Rights (the Fund) is a leading supporter of on-the-ground human rights groups around the world. Dedicated to finding and funding the most effective human rights organizations in countries from Africa to South East Asia to Latin America, the Fund offers grants and facilitates technical support to ensure the long-term effectiveness and viability of frontline groups working in challenging conditions with scant resources.
About the Position
The Communications Officer will play a key role on the Fund’s three-person Communications Unit. Reporting to the Communications Manager – Lead on External Affairs in London, the officer will be responsible for helping to develop and implement the Fund’s global digital communications strategy, with a focus on social media management, branding and design, and website publishing.
The Fund’s Communications Unit was launched in November 2017, and to date has made great head-way in building the organization’s visibility and reach. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled digital communications professional to contribute to developing and managing a robust and effective digital communications strategy that supports the wider goals of the Fund’s Communication Unit and builds support for the work of grassroots human rights activists around the world.
The Fund encourages candidates of all racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds to apply. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2019 with a start date on July 15, 2019. No phone calls please.
The position may be based in either our Washington DC or London office.