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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Brazil and Kenya    

ARTICLE 19 is recruiting an agency that will design and execute a behaviour change campaign in Brazil and Kenya. The purpose is to shift the narrative in support of protests. The agency will rely on recently collated rigorous data, complemented by well-defined audiences and messaging. The campaign will use eye-catching visuals that will be promoted through well researched communications channels (online, offline) to inspire transformational change of our target groups. The agency must have experience and possibly operations in both countries in order to understand the current context and cultural attitudes of the population.

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Application deadline: 30th November 2018

London     £39,000 circa

ARTICLE 19 is recruiting for a skilled Grants and Projects Officer who will ensure that ARTICLE 19 adheres to the various requirements in our grant contracts and projects. S/he will support effective delivery of the strategy and project management system and ensure we follow best practice in aid transparency.

It is essential part of the person specification that s/he will have proven knowledge of human rights work/advocacy, proven international project management experience or knowledge, and have the ability to engage and coach others with excellent communication skills. S/he must also have excellent IT skills, writing, reporting and editing skills and the ability to deal with large quantities of project data. And have a significant experience and understanding of the International Aid Transparency Initiative and donor rules and regulations related to aid transparency, particularly DFID and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Application deadline: 5th December 2018

kenya     Competitive

The Kenya Country Coordinator, will oversee ARTICLE 19’s work for PROTECT and coordinate the PROTECT Country Team, comprised of four consortium partners in Kenya Including ARTICLE 19. Together with this team, he/she will organise and develop strategic directions of the PROTECT Kenya programme to ensure synchronised programme development and implementation in the achievement of project objectives. S/he will have a holistic view of the PROTECT programme and understand how the Kenya country work fits into the bigger PROTECT programme objectives. S/he will ensure that activities during the co-creation and implementation phases stay on track and are in line with donor requirements.

The Kenya Country Coordinator will directly communicate with consortium partners, the donor, and other key stakeholders in country. S/he will be the main conduit for information about the Kenya PROTECT Programme to the rest of the PROTECT consortium and represent this work at Steering Committee level. S/he will be responsible for ensuring project visibility at the local and national level in coordination with consortium partners and other key stakeholders.

The Kenya Country Coordinator is expected to provide inclusive leadership by listening to both consortium partners and ARTICLE 19 staff and must have experience in matrix management, with different reporting levels. The Country Coordinator will cross reports to the Regional Director for East Africa and the PROTECT Consortium Manager.

Application deadline: 2 December 2018 (Interviews to take place on 13 & 14 December)


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 (January – March 2019).

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: 9th December 2018

London     Circa £42,000

ARTICLE 19 is recruiting for and experienced accountant with a CCAB recognised qualification. This role is a new position to increase the capacity of the finance function and will lead on all financial aspects of budgeting, reporting, compliance and financial management of grants managed by the International Office of ARTICLE 19, including all finance-related work with grant-receiving partners. The role is a key part of improving our programme delivery by supporting grant budget holders.

Application deadline: 16th December 2018

London or an ARTICLE 19 regional office     Circa £48,000

ARTICLE 19 seeks a Senior Legal Officer who will, under the supervision of the Senior Director for Law and Policy, play a crucial role in protecting freedom of expression globally, delivering cutting edge leadership of ARTICLE 19 in this area. S/he 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 with the view of identifying and responding to key concerns and opportunities. S/he will be also developing and promoting ARTICLE 19 policies and positions on a variety of freedom of expression issues, advocating 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 in respective regions and to identify new opportunities for engagement and advocacy on them in target countries and regions.

Application deadline: 2nd December 2018 (those who have previously applied for this position do not need to apply again)