Apply by: March 31, 2022
Organization: Progressive Voice
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Progressive Voice (PV) is seeking a principled and committed human rights professional for the position of an Advocacy Officer. The Advocacy Officer will report to and work under the supervision of the Advocacy Director in devising advocacy priorities and strategies, identifying advocacy opportunities and undertaking lobbying and advocacy directed at influencing key domestic, regional and international stakeholders. The Advocacy Officer will offer inputs on project implementation, work to maintain and develop new networks, liaise with media, carry out policy analysis and write position statements and other written materials for the organization.
Together with the Executive Director and the Advocacy Director, the Advocacy Officer will play an active role in representing the organization at events, private briefings and media opportunities. The position requires working closely with the local Advocacy Officer. Ability to work with a small, diverse, committed, active and fast-paced team is a must. The candidate must have a strong commitment to, and understanding of, human rights issues and ability to demonstrate sensitivity in working with vulnerable, marginalized and disenfranchised communities. Experience with international advocacy related to the UN or knowledge of international legal frameworks will be beneficial in this role.
Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter, CV, and two contact details of references in English. Only complete applications will be reviewed. We will not be able to notify all applicants unless they are chosen for an interview. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a writing sample. Please email your application to: [email protected] with the subject heading “Application: Advocacy Officer.” Deadline for application is 31 March 2022. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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