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  • Posted: Dec 29, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 3, 2022
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  • Amnesty Kenya was founded in 2002 and operates with specific goals and objectives for improving lives and upholding human rights for the citizens of Kenya and the surrounding areas. These initiatives include, but are not limited to: Right to Adequate Housing and Safety in Impoverished Neighborhoods Sexual and Gender Based Violence Education on Improving...
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    Fundraising Specialist – Legacies

    Amnesty International is looking for a Global Specialist in legacy fundraising. The role is based in our Global Fundraising Support Team at the Amnesty International Secretariat (AIIS).

    The Fundraising Specialist for legacies will be the lead focal point for the development of legacy fundraising programmes, marketing and stewardship programs which will drive the income growth. The post provides strategic advice, technical fundraising expertise, planning, forecasting and legacy admin support and will make recommendations on strategic adjustments based on monitoring performance and developing key performance indicators.

    Global Fundraising provide strategic support to Amnesty Sections across the globe to deliver effective growth strategies aiming to increase the number of people supporting us and the amount of money that is raised. Legacy fundraising has been identified as a key opportunity for Amnesty to grow its income, and the successful candidate will be responsible for the realisation of this potential.

    Equality and diversity is at the core of our values and staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.

    We offer flexibility in the location of the role, ideally based either at the AIIS in London or at one of our Regional Offices.  Our aim is to reward employees through a combination of salary and benefits, high levels of engagement and involvement and a commitment to employee development within a professional and flexible working environment. Benefits include generous annual leave, pension scheme, employee assistant programmes, life assurance and benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.

    This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious fundraiser to help Amnesty International fulfil its growth potential. We need someone with big ideas who can influence, plan and guide our colleagues around the globe in legacy fundraising best practice.

    To be successful in this crucial role you will need to be committed, willing to travel and show you understand the unique role legacies has in the fundraising mix. You will have worked extensively with legacy fundraising in your career and will be able to demonstrate how you have used it to grow fundraising income for a NGO.  We are looking for someone who is hardworking, has great influencing skills, knows how to build a business case and has the desire and enthusiasm to help Amnesty grow its fundraising income globally.

    Amnesty campaigns for meaningful human rights change; enables effective human rights activism and works to persuade governments and other actors to uphold universal human rights standards. We provide strategic leadership, support and advice to the Amnesty International movement globally, fostering Amnesty International’s contribution, presence and public accountability throughout the world.

    ABOUT US:

    Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

    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 and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

    Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

    WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

    If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

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    Campaigner, Children And Young People’s Digital Rights

    Directorate: Research, Advocacy and Policy

    IS Office Location: Brussels, Colombo , Dakar, Jerusalem, Johannesburg, London, Nairobi, New York City, Tunis, Washington DC

    Type: Fixed Term Contract

    How many months is contract?: 36 months

    No of weekly working hours: 35

    Salary: £41,748

    Salary grade and benefits will vary country dependent 

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    Amnesty International is launching a highly ambitious programme of work to make the internet a healthy, safe space for children and young people. This programme is based on Amnesty Tech’s ground-breaking digital surveillance work and embedded in Amnesty’s new Global Children & Youth Strategy.

    Are you interested in being part of this exciting project that works across the Amnesty Tech and Children & Youth Programmes? We’re looking for an outstanding and creative campaigner to develop Amnesty International’s campaigns on the human rights impacts of digital technologies on children and young people’s digital rights, particularly in relation to their health and well-being.

    As well as delivering a global programme of work led by the International Secretariate, we are developing local projects in several countries and regions. In collaboration with a global community of activists, advocates and campaigners we will strive to protect their rights and well-being in the digital world, as well as enable children and young peoples’ engagement and leadership.

    To increase diversity and build an inclusive team we encourage applications from the global south.

     JOB PURPOSE

    The Children and Young People’s Digital Rights Campaigner, positioned in the Children’s Digital Rights Team of Amnesty Tech, will be an integral role in meeting Amnesty Tech’s goal of documenting and exposing the impact of Artificial Intelligence, big data systems, and surveillance-based business models on the health and well-being of children and young people.

    You will work directly with young people to research not just the impact of online abuse, harassment, unlawful targeted surveillance and discrimination against children and young people, but also research, conceptualise and deliver campaigns and actions that will bring about positive change with and for children and young people around the world.  

    This role will work directly with the CDR Researcher and Amnesty International’s Youth Programme to develop children and young people’s knowledge of digital rights and the nature of technology and its impact on their health and well-being. Together these teams will build an inclusive narrative and campaign to re-imagine a rights-respecting ecosystem allowing Amnesty International to respond in real time to emerging and changing policy and legal frameworks that regulate Big Tech platforms and build a world where online platforms and other digital technologies are safe, healthy and supportive spaces for children and young people, helping them realize their human rights.

    ABOUT YOU

    You should apply for this position if you are an experienced campaigner with a proven track record in working collaboratively and in a participatory manner to bring about positive change in the world. You will take and create opportunities to try out innovative campaigning methods, build partnerships with relevant stakeholders including in the technology sector, and create non-traditional collaborations between technologists and human rights activists.

    You will bring to the organization and the position an understanding of equal opportunities, cultural diversity, anti-racism and gender issues as well as a commitment to apply relevant policies and practices.

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES (not an exhaustive list)

    As the Campaigner on Children and Young People’s Digital Rights it will be your main responsibility contribute to the development of overarching theories of change and research & campaigning strategies to deliver impact, and to lead on the development and implementation of specific campaigning strategies to support them. You will manage and coordinate global, regional and national campaigning actions exposing the impact of digital technologies on children and young people’s rights and, importantly, working with children and young people to ensure maximum impact.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE (not an exhaustive list)

    As the ideal candidate you will have experience in strategic campaigning, including knowledge of the steps required to devise campaigning strategy, excellent written and verbal communication skills and awareness of the need for actions and campaigning techniques to be based on strategies and be adapted to effect changes in a variety of situations.

    You will have knowledge of children and young people’s digital rights, and an understanding of the nature of key human rights concerns and the ability to motivate and inspire others towards activism for change, including through creative and dynamic approaches. You will have a deep understanding of digital campaigning tools and their appropriate use for target audiences to ensure both online and offline activism and mobilization.

     ABOUT US

    Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

    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 and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

    WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

    If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

    go to method of application »

    Business And Human Rights Adviser, Children And Young People’s Digital Rights

    Directorate: Research, Advocacy and Policy

    IS Office Location: Brussels, Colombo , Dakar, Johannesburg, London, Nairobi, New York City, Tunis, Washington DC

    Type: Fixed Term Contract

    How many months is contract?: 36 months

    No of weekly working hours: 35

    Salary: £49,191

    Salary grade and benefits will vary country dependent 

    ABOUT THE ROLE

    Amnesty International is launching a highly ambitious programme of work to make the internet a healthy, safe space for children and young people. This programme is based on Amnesty Tech’s ground-breaking digital surveillance work and embedded in Amnesty’s new Global Children & Youth Strategy.

    Are you interested in being part of this exciting project that works across the Amnesty Tech and Children & Youth Programmes? We’re looking for an outstanding and highly experienced Business and Human Rights Adviser to develop research and advocacy campaigns targeting big tech companies on the human rights impacts of digital technologies on children and young people’s digital rights, particularly in relation to their health and well-being.

    As well as delivering a global programme of work led by the IS, we are developing local projects in several countries and regions. In collaboration with a global community of activists, advocates and campaigners we will strive to enable real diverse children and young people’s leadership and protect their rights and well-being in the digital world.

    To increase diversity and build an inclusive team we encourage applications from the global south.

     JOB PURPOSE

    The Business and Human Rights Adviser on Children and Young People’s Digital Rights, positioned in the Children’s Digital Rights (CDR) Team of Amnesty Tech, will be an integral role in meeting Amnesty Tech’s goal of documenting and exposing the impact of Artificial Intelligence, big data systems, and surveillance-based business models on the health and well-being of children and young people.

    The role will work with the CDR team to research and document the impact of Artificial Intelligence, big data systems, and surveillance-based business models on the health and well-being of children and young people, ensuring that the team, their strategies and work plans are fully informed by business and human rights standards, practices and regulations.

    The role will be essential in Amnesty International’s work to develop children and young people’s knowledge of digital rights and the nature of technology and its impact on their health and well-being as we build an inclusive narrative and campaign to re-imagine a rights-respecting ecosystem. Responding in real time to emerging and changing policy and legal frameworks that regulate big tech platforms and that impact on children and young people and contribute to Amnesty International’s vision of a world where online platforms and other digital technologies are safe, healthy and supportive spaces for children and young people, helping them realize their human rights.

     

    ABOUT YOU

    You should apply for this position if you are an experienced business and human rights professional with specific experience in working on children and young people’s digital rights with a proven track record in working collaboratively and in a participatory manner to bring about positive change in the world. You will take and create opportunities to try out innovative research, advocacy and campaigning methods, build partnerships with relevant stakeholders including in the technology sector, and create non-traditional collaborations between technologists and human rights activists.

    You will bring to the organization and the position an understanding of equal opportunities, cultural diversity, anti-racism and gender issues as well as a commitment to apply relevant policies and practices.

     

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES (not an exhaustive list)

    As the Business and Human Rights Adviser on Children and Young People’s Digital Rights your main responsibilities will be undertaking research, advocacy and campaigning on the impact of the surveillance-based model of big tech and surveillance companies on children and young people’s rights, particularly in relation to their health and well-being, as well as ensuring that all of the CDR Team’s strategies and work plans are informed by and grounded in a solid understanding of business and human rights.

    In this position you will work collaboratively with colleagues in the CDR Team as well as other across the Amnesty International movement such as the Youth Team, the Business and Human Rights Team and other teams or advisors as necessary.

     

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE (not an exhaustive list)

    As the ideal candidate you will have specialist and in-depth knowledge of business and human rights, and a solid understanding of the nature of children and young people’s digital rights concerns, as well as the relevant political, social, legal, economic, cultural, ethnic, racial and gender issues.

    You will have excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to produce top quality reports and other outputs based on high-quality research on business and human rights issues, in particular at the intersection of children and young people’s digital rights, as well as experience supporting innovative campaigns based on your research.

    ABOUT US

    Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

    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 and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

    WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

    If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

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