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ΠΡΟΚΗΡΥΞΗ ΘΕΣΗΣ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑΣ: Campaigns and Communication Manager (CCM)

Campaigns and Communication Manager (CCM)

Department:

Campaigns/Communication

Reports to:

Section Director

Working relationships:

International Secretariat

Amnesty International Departments and personnel

Amnesty International Sections/structures

Media & Communication Coordinator Activists

Volunteers

Interns

Partner NGOs in Greece and abroad

Location:

Athens, with travel to other locations

Hours:

Full Time 40 hours per week (extra hours and occasional weekend work may be required)

Duration:

Permanent position (with a 3-months trial)

Starting date:

20 August 2018

Applications accepted until:

20 July 2018

 

About us:

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

  • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
  • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

The Greek Section of Amnesty International (AI Greece) was founded in 1975 and is engaged since in actions to protect human rights in Greece and abroad.

What we offer:

Opportunity to work with a leading International Human Rights NGO

Full time position

A dedicated and friendly work environment

Overall purpose of job: This is a key position within AI Greece. The CCM will be responsible for taking the lead on all of AI Greece’s campaigning and communication activities and for mobilizing the membership and supporters.

Financial responsibilities: The CCM is responsible in collaboration with the Section Director for developing the section’s budget for campaigning and communication activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • To draft, implement and evaluate campaigning and communication actions and strategies for different audiences
  • To mobilize and deploy AI Greece’s networks, activists, supporters, the community and other partners to take action for specific human rights issues within Greece and around the world
  • To build AI Greece’s campaigning and youth activism capacity through training and support
  • To network effectively with other human rights NGOs and NGO coalitions within Greece so as to ensure synergy
  • To encourage and facilitate the exchange of innovative and creative campaigning and activism ideas among AI Greece’s supporters, networks and activists
  • To keep him/herself informed on international and domestic current affairs, as these may influence AI Greece’s campaigning activities
  • To represent AI Greece to the media, governmental authorities, events, partner organisations, other relevant stakeholders and the public
  • To travel within Greece, as needed, and to attend national and international meetings, conferences and training workshops, as the opportunities arise
  • To write press releases, blogs and promote them to the media.
  • To build and strengthen relations with media, journalists and public actors.
  • To plan and implement digital campaigning strategies, promote them through social media and other digital tools and be responsible for impact and evaluation reports .

Requirements:

Campaigning and communication skills and experience

Experience of strategic campaigning, including knowledge of the steps required to devise campaigning and communication strategy and a proven track record of successful campaign activities

Experience of drafting campaigning and communication materials and strategies for different audiences

People mobilization skills / activism

Ability to motivate and inspire others towards activism for change, including through creative and dynamic approaches and  an understanding of digital campaigning tools and their appropriate use for target audiences to ensure both online and offline activism and mobilisation 

Ability to lead a team and work within a team environment cooperating with all applicable structures

Training and facilitation skills

Ability to plan, facilitate and evaluate training in campaigning and activism events / mobilization

Organizational skills

Ability to manage a demanding workload, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities as required

Media and representation skills

Experience of representing an organization to the broadcast and print media, government, partner organizations and the public 

Ability to develop contacts and build alliances with partner organizations

Commitment to human rights

Demonstrates a willingness to work in accordance with AI’s mission, vision and core values 

Understanding of equal opportunities, cultural diversity and gender issues as well as a commitment to apply relevant policies 

Extensive knowledge of the human rights situation in Greece)

Creativity and innovation

Seeks innovative and creative ideas or fresh approaches to improve the quality of service offered (essential )

Demonstrably strong problem-solving skills

Communication skills

Demonstrates strong communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate complex information and institutional positions both verbally and in writing 

Ability to understand and express ideas and information in English & Greek in a fluent, clear and concise way, both verbally and in writing 

A high level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel ; PowerPoint ; familiarity with designing programs and managing web/creating web content

Language

Excellent command of English and Greek

 

How to apply

By email: HR@amnesty.org.gr by July 20th 2018

Your application should include a detailed CV and cover letter in English and Greek describing how you meet each and every requirement for the post. You should also include 2 people as reference contacts. AI Greece has the right to contact them upon job offering for additional information.

 Your application should be submitted written in English and in Greek in the above e-mail address or by mail to: 30 Sina str, 106 72 Athens.

Incomplete applications will be dismissed.

 

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