HURIDOCS is seeking a Communications Coordinator to join our diverse global team. Candidates should be passionate about human rights, curious about technology and excited to connect HURIDOCS with the world.
Duties and Responsibilities
Skills and Competencies
The position requires strong organisational and networking skills, the ability to work on various tasks simultaneously and take initiative. Candidates should have:
HURIDOCS welcomes diversity and does not discriminate on any basis, including age, gender identity, nationality or sexual orientation. Our team consists of parents and non-parents, self-taught and degree-educated. We seek to build a culture that allows everyone to fully bring themselves to the organisation. We value honest exchanges and respect each other for who they are.
Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, International (HURIDOCS) is deeply rooted in the human rights movement, with decades of field experience and a high level of expertise in using information and technology. We are a global group of human rights researchers, documentation experts, information security specialists and software developers out to empower defenders to act strategically on human rights information.
Our work started in 1982 by helping grassroots organisations understand how to classify and manage their documents. Thirty-seven years later, HURIDOCS has become a field leader in developing innovative tools, methodology and resources for human rights defenders. We have designed reporting standards and thesauri; created open source software tools for documenting human rights violations, managing cases, and curating, annotating and sharing document collections; and delivered capacity building to organisations worldwide.
HURIDOCS believes that small, locally based organisations are the backbone of the global human rights movement: they provide direct support to victims, monitor crises first hand, and mobilise communities. HURIDOCS exists to provide human rights activists and organisations with customized solutions and services that enable them to gain an edge.
Your application and CV should be sent to [email protected] by Sunday 23 June 2019 24:00 CET latest. If you have any specific questions about this vacancy you may contact Friedhelm Weinberg at [email protected].
Online interviews with the short-listed candidates will take place in the week beginning 1 July 2019.
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