Wed10182017

Last update12:16:17 PM GMT

Font Size

Layout

Settings
Back Activities Alerts Alert: UK – Vacancy - Campaign worker and general administrative worker

Alert: UK – Vacancy - Campaign worker and general administrative worker

  • PDF
Share/Save/Bookmark
vacancy

Vacancy for a part time Campaigns officer at the Islamic Human Rights Commission.

Contents

1. Overview
2. Background
3. Job specifications
4. Notes to the Applicants


1. Overview

This is an opening for a part time position of 2 to 3 days a week for a one year fixed-term contract, with a possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will begin in February 2011. The applicants must be available for interview in early February and if successful for an induction in the last week of February.

The salary will be £13,000 per annum pro rata; the deadline for applications is the 7 February 2011

Applicants must ensure that they have the names of two referees that IHRC can send a reference request to. It is the applicants’ responsibility to ensure that all references are returned to IHRC by the deadline of 7 February 2011.



2. Background

IHRC’s campaign section is looking for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join its campaign team. Experience in the field of human rights work or activism is highly desirable, but not essential.  Commitment to the cause and dedication are also sought after qualities. Good writing skills are essential and good interpersonal and communication skills are required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential.

With ever increasing demands for support on national and international campaigns covering issues as far afield as Guantanamo Bay, terrorism laws across the world from Bahrain, Turkey, China, the UK, USA, UAE to Australia, hijab bans, sectarian violence, prisoners of faith and miscarriages of justice.

IHRC is looking for a committed and enthusiastic worker, who is able to work in a pressurised environment, meet tight deadlines and provide administrative and logistical support to other team members at the IHRC office in London, UK.

This is a one year contract and the successful applicant will have a chance to develop their skills and will gain more responsibility as the contract proceeds.

This position ideally suits a recent graduate / postgraduate or someone seeking to re-enter the work realm. All candidates must demonstrate a dedication to human rights concerns and causes and the ethos of the organisation.


3. Job specifications

  • To provide general administrative support to the campaigns team, including taking notes of meetings, answering, returning and making phone calls, emails and letters under the co-ordinator’s supervision.
  • To provide logistical support on designated campaigns, including the writing of alerts, press releases and short reports and articles.
  • Liaising between the co-ordinator and the general public, press and other organisations.
  • Promoting the campaigns work of IHRC at various events.
  • The successful applicant may need to work some unsocial hours.



NB: This job description may be altered from time to time in consultation with the post holder to meet requirements of IHRC’s strategic plan.


4. Notes to the Applicants

  • Applicants must send in their CV to IHRC, PO Box 598 , Wembley , HA9 7XH , or email it to huda@ihrc.org.
  • Applicants need to also ensure that they have the names of two referees that IHRC can send a reference request to. It is the applicants’ responsibility to ensure that all references are returned to IHRC by the deadline of 7 February 2011.
  •  The position will be offered subject to an eight week trial period.
  • Criminal records checks will be made.



------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

For more information, please contact the office on the numbers or email below

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

IHRC is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.

Please help IHRC by visiting http://www.ihrc.org.uk/catalog and making a donation or buying an item from our on-line store.

If you want to subscribe to the IHRC list please send an email to subscribe@ihrc.org

If you want to unsubscribe from the IHRC list please send an email from your subscribed email address to unsubscribe@ihrc.org

If you are reusing this alert, please cite the source.

For more information, please contact the office on the numbers or email below.

"And what reason have you that you should not fight in the way of Allah and of the weak among the men and the women and the children, (of) those who say: Our Lord! Cause us to go forth from this town, whose people are oppressors, and give us from Thee a guardian and give us from Thee a helper."
Holy Qur'an: Chapter 4, Verse 75

Join the Struggle for Justice. Join IHRC.

Islamic Human Rights Commission
PO Box 598
Wembley
HA9 7XH
United Kingdom

Telephone (+44) 20 8904 4222
Fax (+44) 20 8904 5183
Email: info@ihrc.org
Web: www.ihrc.org

Don't be a Silent Victim

silent-victimHave you been verbally abused, harassed, discriminated against or even violently attacked because you are Muslim? Have you been mistreated by the police or security services or a victim of anti-terror laws? Click here to report your incident to us in confidence and, if you wish, anonymously.