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.
Under the supervision of the Senior Director for Law and Policy, the post holder will play a crucial role in protecting freedom of expression and freedom of information globally, delivering cutting edge leadership of ARTICLE 19 in this area.
The post-holder will provide legal and policy expertise, including through analysing laws and policies on freedom of expression and freedom of information; international, regional and national litigation; researching and monitoring new developments and trends, in particular in the digital sphere, with the view of identifying and responding to key concerns and opportunities. The post holder will focus specifically on platforms regulation (content aspects), freedom of expression and national security and freedom of expression and privacy. S/he will be also developing and promoting ARTICLE 19 policies and positions on a variety of freedom of expression and freedom of information issues, campaigning for progressive legal reforms, developing resource materials and delivering trainings for ARTICLE 19 stakeholders.
Further, the post holder will contribute to the Law and Policy Team’s strategic and operational planning and reporting and will be directly responsible for the management and implementation of one or more legal projects. S/he will work closely with ARTICLE 19 regional offices and programmes to address emerging challenges to freedom of expression and freedom of information in respective regions, and to identify new opportunities for engagement and advocacy on them in target countries and regions.
Application deadline: 26th September 2021