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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Flexible     circa 40,000

The Programme Officer (PO) will be responsible for implementing ARTICLE 19’s work on freedom of expression and access to information in internet protocols and technical standards at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The PO will carry out the ongoing development, planning, resourcing, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the activities they are responsible for. The PO will build strategic relationships, manage project finances and write internal and donor reports. The PO also contributes to wider policy discussion and campaigns, as well as cross-learning and collaboration with other regional and thematic programmes.

Application deadline: 3rd November 2019

London     Circa £40,000

The job holder will be expected to contribute to consolidate the financial sustainability of the organisation by developing and writing grant proposals to governments, multi-lateral organisations and foundations, identifying opportunities for the organisation to diversify its funding streams and increase its income capacity. A strong grounding in the requirements of European Commission and other government proposal writing is essential.

Reporting to the Head of Fundraising and Development, the job holder will assemble and submit grant requests, maintain a centralised and commonly used knowledge management/sharing system on key fundraising information, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. The job holder will undertake a supporting role to proposals developed by regional offices and programs- participating in coordination meetings, providing advice for drafting the narrative and budget, developing specific sections as required and ensuring overall quality of the proposal and compliance with the donor’s evaluation criteria- while leading on cross-programmatic, global proposals and those for core funding.

The role will be based in the International office in London, and managed remotely by the Head of Fundraising and Development based in Spain.

Application deadline: 17th November 2019


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: 27th October 2019

Flexible, ideally ARTICLE 19 International office     Circa £30,000

This position is a unique opportunity to work with a globally distributed team of professionals at an international NGO dedicated to freedom of expression around the world. The Digital Team Research Assistant will work with a small team to support programmatic staff by creatively engaging systems and processes for knowledge building, research and external organising, maintaining and record keeping systems, contact lists and online documentation platforms.

A successful candidate will demonstrate aptitude in communications, research and writing exceptional organization skills, and a desire to creatively design collaborative systems with a young and dynamic team. The role requires self-directed work and leadership on correspondence and internal communication. Regular duties include research assistance, reporting, writing and communications.

Application deadline: 17th November 2019

Bangkok, Thailand     Competitive package

ARTICLE 19 is seeking to expand its presence, programmes and impact in Thailand. Previously, ARTICLE 19 has responded to developments in Thailand – including legislative proposals and threats to journalists, activists and human rights defenders – by drawing on organisational and staff resources from ARTICLE 19’s international office. ARTICLE 19 now seeks a Thailand Programme Officer as the first step in establishing a robust country team and programme of work focused on improving the situation of freedom of expression in Thailand.

Application deadline: 10th November 2019