The Media Department of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Campaign Associate to help develop HRW’s nascent campaign unit. The Campaign Associate will support and contribute to the team working to mobilize HRW’s public audience, philanthropists, and key influencers to advance advocacy priorities. The Associate will join the team developing and implementing both digital campaigns and broader institutional participation in human rights campaigning. This position is based in New York and is full-time for six months. The Associate will report the Campaign Director, based in New York, and work closely with the Digital Director, Digital Advocate and the Marketing team.
HRW is looking for a strategic and creative digital thinker with who is comfortable navigating digital platforms. This is an opportunity to help innovate additional resources for real world change on the most pressing human rights issues of the day.
Education: A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, international relations, media innovation, marketing, social sciences, or a related field is required.
Experience: A minimum of one year of relevant work experience is required.
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Other: Applicants for this position must possess current US work authorization valid for a minimum of two years from start date.
Duration: This is a full-time, fixed-term six-month position with the possibility of renewal based on funding.
Salary and Benefits: Annualized salary range starts at $45,150. Human Rights Watch offers comprehensive employer-paid benefits, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, an outstanding retirement savings plan and twenty (20) days of vacation per year, prorated to the length of the contract.
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