Job Title: Communications officer
Reports to: Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator
Location: Brussels – with occasional travel abroad
Duration: 1 year contract of 38 hours per week (renewable) under Belgian regulation
Starting date: 01/07/2019
Deadline for applications: 15/05/2019
About Protection International
Protection International (PI) is an international NGO that contributes to the improvement of the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs) throughout the world. PI provides tools to develop HRDs’ capacity to manage their own security as they struggle against impunity and work in favour of human rights and democracy in their respective countries or regions. PI seeks to contribute to a situation where HRDs are recognised as legitimate actors for social change and to an environment where they can exercise their right to defend human rights.
PI has its head office in Brussels, but primarily works where protecting Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) is needed. We have long term presence in several countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America.
The role and the team
The Communications Officer proposes, implements communication and outreach initiatives in order to raise PI’s profile in support of HRDs. He/She reports to the Advocacy & Outreach Coordinator.
He/She ensures visibility of PI’s initiatives at the local level through our field offices and the international level through PI’s website and when relevant, media, social media channels, conferences, events and campaigns.
Key objectives and responsibilities
REQUIREMENTS - Education, skills and experience
Please send your resume, cover letter (1 page) and contact details of 2 references in English by 15 May 2019 included, making mention of ‘Communications officer’ in the subject line.
Please include your name in the file name of your application documents, as following: Laura_Smith_CV.doc.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
PI promotes gender equality and strongly encourages women applicants to apply for this position.
All personal information received from candidates will be discarded 30 days after the selected candidate has taken up his/her position.
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