Senior Investigators/Prosecutors/Lawyers

LAW’s portfolio includes a number of ground breaking cases, which utilise creative legal strategy on behalf of victims and survivors from some of the most challenging contexts. LAW is seeking senior legal investigators/prosecutors/lawyers to join us.

Background

LAW is an independent, non-profit organisation comprised of human rights lawyers and jurists working in fragile and conflict affected areas in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. We focus on gender equality and sexual and gender-based violence, rule of law and accountability, transformative justice and natural resource exploitation, working to bring justice to those who need it most.
LAW’s ground-breaking work has received international media coverage, including in Reuters, the New York Times, the Times of London, the Guardian, Al-Jazeera, France24, Voice of America, Huffington Post and Foreign Policy.
At LAW we use the website and social media to reach our clients, their communities, and the broader public, disseminate information and to advocate on behalf of individuals and communities who have suffered human rights violations and abuses to obtain justice and strengthen institutions to deliver justice to them. We are expanding our team and looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and creative Digital Communications & Media Coordinator to help us expand our communications reach and impact, in particular through social media engagement and traditional media activities that will showcase and amplify our work, generate funding and advocacy opportunities, and increase the profile of the organisation.

Position Description

Reports to: Duration:
Head of Advocacy and Policy 12 Months – extension subject to funding
Location: Hours:
Flexible – remote working possible Part-time / 4 days a week
Job holder must be able to work on Amman or UK time zone
Role Overview and Responsibility:
The Digital Communications & Media Coordinator will support the Head of Advocacy and Policy to promote LAW’s work, increase the organisation’s visibility, profile key events and advocacy activities globally and in country. The post holder will perform duties in accordance with the responsibilities outlined below:
Digital Communications
• Lead on the development of a social media plan, including identify different audiences for our social media channels, and plan how to increase LAW’s engagement on each.
• Lead on LAW’s social media schedule, ensuring content is planned well in advance for key activities, and that we can respond to breaking news.

LAW JD – Digital Communications & Media Coordinator
• Design, manage and deliver engaging content across our key social media channels, in particular Twitter, using LAW’s work to create impactful stories, case studies, and other content to engage with our audiences.
• Manage Executive Director and LAW’s Twitter presence daily.
• Maintain and update the website content, collating inputs from country programmes.
• Research and analyse performance on the various platforms and make recommendations on how to improve our digital communications.

Media
• Coordinate and draft media outputs such as press statements, press releases, op-eds, and interviews articulating LAW’s impact and achievements effectively.
• Generate new media opportunities for LAW (e.g. contacting journalists and pitching ideas) and coordinate media engagement for LAW’s Executive Director (e.g. arrange interviews, briefing preparation of notes and Q&As, etc).
• Support relationships and maintain list of global networks and journalistic contacts.
• Monitor and evaluate media coverage.
Communications Support
• Keep global communications calendar up to date and ensure communications activities are planned and delivered on time.
• Track indicators and monitor campaigns, publication prints and digital to maximise efficiency.
• Identify profile raising opportunities such as Awards.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, media relations, advocacy, or related field.
• At least 3 years demonstrated experience working in journalism, media relations, advocacy, or communications in a similar role.
• Minimum 3 years proven experience of media and social media content development and dissemination.
• Track record of content production and social media management.
• Demonstrated experience of project management and implementation of communication plans.
• Excellent knowledge of multimedia production and editing.
• Demonstrated experience designing graphics, multimedia content and design software.
• Excellent written and oral English required.
• Ability to work on own initiative and part of the wider team.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and strong technical literacy.
• Relevant experience working with international NGOs is preferred, ideally in human rights or humanitarian field.
• Experience in photography; ideally with DSLR cameras or similar (desirable).

How to apply

LAW is currently looking for an ambitious individual who has a track record of being commitment to human rights, coordinating and supporting the implementation. If you have the right experience and skills, we would like to hear from you.
Please send an email with a CV and covering letter in English outlining how your skills and experience match the role (neither exceeding 2 pages of A4) to: Valette@legalactionworldwide.org. The subject of the application should read ‘Digital Communications and Media Coordinator’.
Deadline for applications: This position is on rolling basis – LAW will be scheduling interviews as the applications come in; therefore to avoid any disappointment please apply early.
Only shortlisted candidates who meet the criteria will be invited for interviews.
• LAW is an equal opportunity employer
• All appointments are subject to satisfactory reference, employment and or vetting checks.
To learn more about LAW please visit our website: www.legalactionworldwide.org.

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