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.

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London    

ARTICLE 19 is looking for a highly motivated intern to join its Law and Policy Programme in London who is able to work at least three days a week, including Mondays for a minimum of three months (Jan – March 2020).

Applicants should be law graduates able to demonstrate a strong interest in freedom of expression and freedom of information. The ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate knowledge or experience of the human rights sector with excellent writing, analytic and IT skills.

Application deadline: 3rd November 2019

London     Circa £40,000

ARTICLE 19’s (Middle East and North Africa) MENA Programme has significantly grown in terms of scope of work and variety of thematic areas, and will continue the trend in the coming years. This position is to manage the MENA Programme’s growing need to understand and analyse the complex legal context of Iran in relation to the projects run by the MENA team in order to facilitate a more efficient implementation of those projects.

The MENA Programme Officer (MPO) will contribute to the MENA Programme’s work under the thematic areas of Transparency and Digital projects in Iran. The MPO will play a leading role in providing legal expertise for the Programme’s work on Freedom of Information, General Data Protection Regulation, Computer Crimes Law as well as domestic Laws and Codes for the implementation of relevant projects and various submissions to United Nations mechanisms.

Under the supervision of the Head of MENA Programme and in direct collaboration with MENA members of staff, other key tasks will include project management of assigned projects, including day-to-day implementation, budget management, maintaining relations with partners and funders, as well as conducting training sessions on legal issues. The Programme Officer will also be expected, where relevant, to participate in wider advocacy and MENA strategy and the relevant thematic areas, as well as global ARTICLE 19 campaigns.

Application deadline: 5th August 2019

São Paulo, Brazil    

ARTICLE 19 are seeking a Regional Director to be based in our Brazil office in São Paulo. This is an exciting opportunity for a strong and effective manager to lead a team of 20 and develop and drive our activities in the region.

The Brazil regional office aims to develop and implement ARTICLE 19’s strategies and projects in South America, aiming at strengthening the organization’s impact on freedom of expression and information in the region. The Regional Director will lead the local team in this capacity. She/he will be an ambassador for ARTICLE 19 in the region, representing the organisation in the media, with donors, governments, partners, opinion makers and leaders in general. He or she will be expected to ensure coordination of the priorities and activities of the regional strategy in alignment with the global ones.

We are seeking a strong and effective manager with a commitment to human rights and solid experience in Brazil and the region. This leader will have a successful track record of identifying fundraising opportunities, as well as maintenance and development of solid and positive relationships with existing and potential foundations and funders.

This is a full time role based in São Paulo and will require regular international travel.

Application deadline: 28 July 2019

USA     Circa $52,000

Article 19 Inc is looking for a finance officer to support the growing operations of the US office of Article 19, and international freedom of expression and information organisation.  This position will provide grant accounting for funds received in the US and basic bookkeeping and accounting to ensure donor, state and federal compliance, including managing payroll and benefits payments.  The ideal candidate will have a background in US government and foundation grants financial management and office accounting.

The role will support all grant reporting and proposals made to US donors, but will lead on grant reporting and proposals made by the Digital team. It will require collaboration with the projects, finance and human resources staff in the International Office in London, and implementing programme staff in other regions of the world.

Application deadline: 28 July 2019