Working in the field of human rights is a challenging but rewarding career choice. With ARTICLE 19 you will find an international community of activists, legal specialists, and subject experts working together to protect the basic freedoms of many communities throughout the world.
You can find out more about where we work and what we do, by following the links above. In addition to a sector-competitive salary, we promote a flexible culture befitting a digitally enabled, multi-cultural workforce located in over ten cities around the world. We work hard, placing emphasis on delivery and accountability, while balancing all of this with a range of policies geared to health and well-being, including generous leave allowances and remote-working arrangements.
The Asia Communications Manager will lead the development and implementation of ARTICLE 19’s communications strategy in East and Southeast Asia. She or he will author press releases, public statements, and open letters concerning freedom of expression developments in the region. She or he will also contribute to long form publications, including briefings and legal analyses. The Asia Communications Manager will review and line edit external communications written by other ARTICLE 19 team members in Southeast Asia. She or he will also assist in the development of internal ARTICLE 19 communications, donor reports, and other confidential communications, as necessary.
The Asia Communications Manager will help ARTICLE 19 develop its network of media and diplomatic contacts. She or he will expand the organisation’s social media presence in the region.
More broadly, the Asia Communications Manager will be a key member of ARTICLE 19’s Asia team, helping to formulate ARTICLE 19’s strategy in the region, representing the organisation to external stakeholders, and responding to developments impacting freedom of expression.
ARTICLE 19 seeks applications from highly skilled candidates with a background in media, law, or human rights. Successful candidates with have exceptional English language writing skills and will be able to use those skills to support team members and expand ARTICLE 19’s impact in East and Southeast Asia.
Application deadline: 6th November 2020
Under the supervision of the Head of Asia Programme, the Asia Digital Programme Manager will assume responsibility for the day-to-day implementation of the Internet Freedom Initiative. He or she will coordinate the efforts of project partners, lead ARTICLE 19’s implementation of project activities, ensure compliance with the policies of the donor and ARTICLE 19, and ensure timely and accurate reporting to the donor, among other tasks.
More broadly, the Asia Digital Programme Manager will be a key member of ARTICLE 19’s Asia team, helping to formulate ARTICLE 19’s strategy in the region, representing the organisation to external stakeholders, responding to developments impacting online freedom of expression, and helping to prepare external communications such as press releases, public statements, and submissions to international bodies. He or she will serve as the team’s foremost expert on issues relating to digital rights and online freedom of expression.
ARTICLE 19 seeks applications from highly skilled candidates that have significant experience in project management and extensive knowledge relating to digital rights and international human rights standards.
Application deadline: 13th November 2020
TERMS OF REFERENCE
FOR AD-HOC FREELANCE ROLE
ARTICLE 19 is a progressive organisation working on many aspects of freedom of expression. We lead campaign partnerships, advocate and promote international human rights standards and work hard to ensure that the right to freedom of expression is a reality for all. We do this by promoting the expertise and activist presence of civil society to support and pursue their rights. And we focus on the commitments of power-holders and duty-bearers to preserve and expand those rights.
ARTICLE19 hosts or co-hosts a series of virtual meetings that are either closed events or open to public. The current events are mainly hosted on ZOOM but eventually will also be run in person in the UK and beyond. We are currently looking for a freelancer that can provide ad-hoc administrative and logistical support for our events programme.
Scope of work
There are a variety of logistical, administrative and communications related tasks that we need to ensure the successful delivery of ARTICLE19 events.
The task will be varies depending on the event but might include the following:
1. Logistics for virtual events:
- Creation of event sign up and tracking RSVPs.
- Promotion online via social media or website and registrations.
- Assisting the moderator and speaker in preparing virtual materials.
- Successful event participation including:
i) visibility of presentations. ii) moderating questions from participants. iii) technical support on the day.
iv) vetting participants in waiting room. v) managing set up for participants and speakers’ interventions.
vi) managing interpretations and support when issues arise.
- Support Social Media officer in sharing live discussion points on social media
- Assist in organising post-event communications including sign-ups to mailing lists and internal evaluations
- Project Management: Supporting the Senior Campaigner with detailed planning for the event ensuring key tasks are identified and deadlines are met using Trello platform.
- Budget Management: Budget preparation, management and supplier reconciliation.
- Adhere to Article19 security guidance and briefing.
- Advising on format and key deliverables.
- Advising on the framing and timing of various outputs relating to the events.
- Identifying communications outputs specifically required for the event – both in the lead up to and on the date itself.
- Advising on best promotion methods.
Duration and remuneration
Ad-hoc support will be required between November 2020 to May 2021. ARTICLE 19 will pay on a pro-rata basis based on an agreed day rate.
Please see the following TOR document for more information: TOR for Events Planning, Logistics and Administrative Support – Freelancer
To apply, please email Senior Campaigner Barbara Dockalova on [email protected] with your applications by 1st November 2020.
ARTICLE 19 has worked in Myanmar since 1991. ARTICLE 19 has implemented programs to promote legislative reform, media freedom and access to information in the country, as well as activities to counter “hate speech” and discriminatory rhetoric.
In late 2020, ARTICLE 19 and three partner organisations will begin the implementation phase of PROTECT, a three-year, multi-country coalition project funded by UK DFID. The project will build and strengthen the foundations for an open society in three key countries: Kenya, Malawi and Myanmar. Under PROTECT, ARTICLE 19 will implement training, advocacy and research initiatives to promote the safety and resilience of civil society and to combat intolerance and ‘hate speech’ in Myanmar.
The Myanmar Programme Manager will be based in Myanmar, and assume primary responsibility for the implementation of the PROTECT grant in Myanmar. He or she will also ensure compliance with ARTICLE 19 policies and procedures, including those relating to financial and personnel matters, as well as the policies of the donor.
More broadly, the Myanmar Programme Manager will be a key member of ARTICLE 19’s Asia team, helping to formulating ARTICLE 19’s strategy in Myanmar and the region, representing the organisation to external stakeholders, responding to developments impacting the freedom of expression, and helping to prepare external communications such as press releases, public statements and submissions to international bodies.
Application deadline: 30th October 2020
Under the supervision of the Transparency Programme Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the Transparency Programme Assistant is responsible for the administrative, logistical and financial support of the activities of the ARTICLE 19 Transparency Programs in the region. He/She contributes to the realization of the activities of the programs, such as the preparation and facilitation of the organization of meetings, seminars and training workshops, and the preparation of narrative and financial reports.
He/She will contribute to research and analysis activities related to the implementation of Transparency Programs activities in the MENA region. He/She will also help to maintain good coordination with MENA team members based in Tunisia, at the international office or in other countries in the MENA region.
Application deadline: 31st October 2020