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One year fixed-term contract
An opportunity has arisen to join the Amnesty International media team on the frontline of human rights in the Asia Pacific region, shaping a powerful media strategy and leading its delivery across the region.
About the role
This post takes strategic ownership of Amnesty International’s media profile across Asia Pacific, driving awareness of human rights as well as bolstering support for Amnesty International and shaping a better future for those in need.
It’s all about managing media coverage to promote campaigning objectives – providing accurate and appropriate communications that help to develop the human rights agenda and raise awareness of Amnesty International’s work in this highly complex region.
You are passionate about Amnesty International’s aims and experienced in the media industry. You have a strong news sense and know how to place a story to achieve maximum impact.
With a background in journalism or public relations in an international setting, you’ll have a detailed knowledge of Asia Pacific and a strong network of media contacts across the region. You will have experience in developing strategies and running successful media events and will combine sharp news skills with a good understanding of human rights that will enable you to deliver prompt and impactful media response to world events.
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. Already our network of over three million members and supporters is making a difference in 150 countries. 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.
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Closing date: 5th June 2012.