Campaign support worker / general administrative worker
Part-time 2 / 3 days a week. One year contract, with possibility of renewal
Beginning August 2006 (must be available for induction last week of July)
Pro rata £12,000 per annum

IHRC’s campaign section is expanding, with ever increasing demands for support on national and international campaigns covering issues as far a field as Guantanamo Bay, terrorism laws across the world from Britain 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.

Experience in the field of human rights work or activism is not required, but is highly desirable. Good writing and interpersonal and communication skills are required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office essential.

Job specifications

To provide general administrative support to the campaigns co-ordinator, 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.

Applicants must send in their CV to IHRC, PO Box 598, Wembley, HA9 7XH, or email it to 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 12th June 2006. All applicants need to be available for interview in the week beginning 3rd July 2006. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be notified by 23rd June 2006.

The job will be offered subject to an eight week trial period.

Criminal records checks will be made.