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    

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 (September – November 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: 7th July 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: 17th June 2019

London     Circa £30k prorated

The UN Advocacy Assistant is a support function essential to the effective delivery of ARTICLE 19’s UN strategic plan, and to the achievement of the organisation’s “Expression Agenda” (XpA). The UN Advocacy Team sits within ARTICLE 19’s international office, with the team currently divided between London (where the post is situated), and New York.

The post-holder is essential to and responsible for supporting the UN Advocacy Team in delivering its activities, with a focus on the day-to-day administrative and logistical support, under the supervision of the Head of UN Advocacy.

The post-holder will be based in London and managed remotely by the Head of UN Advocacy based in New York. The post-holder will need to be a self-starter, able to carry out tasks independently, and with limited supervision, demonstrating initiative and sound judgment. The role demands the ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple competing work-streams and deadlines, within a fast-paced team, and global, multi-lingual, and culturally diverse organisation.

Application deadline: 13 June 2019