Campaigns and Communications Officer (2892) London, England
|Salary:||GBP41581 - GBP41581 per annum|
ABOUT THE ROLE
Amnesty International is seeking a Campaigns and Communications Officer to develop Amnesty Tech’s campaigns and communications for an exciting multi-year programme of work focused on exposing the human rights impacts of “surveillance capitalism” and disrupting the surveillance-based business model of Big Tech.
The post-holder will develop and implement campaign and communications strategies, manage and coordinate actions on issues related to technology and human rights, and support and liaise with the Amnesty International movement and outside networks in order to maximize movement-wide and external impact.
The Campaigns and Communications Officer will also formulate creative strategies to promote Amnesty International’s recommendations to achieve tangible impact on our policy and advocacy goals, working in collaboration with the relevant Programmes, Offices and Sections, as well as partner organisations.
You will have good experience of developing and implementing strategic and creative campaigns at a national, regional or international level, and you are well-versed in the campaign lifecycle – from identifying issues, promoting change to undertaking impact assessment – all using sound political judgement.
You will also have good experience of developing high quality communications materials in a clear, concise and compelling format, ensuring they are timely, have clear objectives and plans, target the right actors, and deliver impact.
You have the collaborative and creative approach needed to generate campaigns and communications materials that resonate and get results.
- To develop and lead on the implementation of campaigns and communication strategies on issues related to technology and human rights.
- To coordinate the delivery of specific movement-wide campaign and communications strategies and actions, working with staff at the International Secretariat and Amnesty International’s Sections & Structures, including relevant thematic network/s in order that the movement’s resources are aligned and that our campaigning activities start with common objectives.
- To draft or otherwise devise high quality campaign and communications materials in a clear, concise and compelling format, ensuring they are timely, have clear objectives and plans, target the right actors, and deliver impact. These materials will be for both external and internal use, including campaigning and action strategies, campaign digests, web features, blogs, op-eds, public statements and audio-visual and social media content.
- To research the most effective ways to campaign and communicate on human rights concerns related to technology and human rights, as well as monitor and conduct evaluations of campaigning/communications strategies and plans.
- To facilitate effective and timely communications relating to the team’s campaigns, including handling inquiries coming from the membership, other NGOs and the public at large and responding or channelling inquiries as appropriate.
- To communicate Amnesty International’s concerns, positions and key messages to the membership, civil society organizations and at other forums; and, as appropriate, represent Amnesty International in governmental, inter-governmental and various public forums, as well as with the news media and others.
- To contribute to the development of the team and Programme’s strategies and plans for research and campaigning, providing input into internal discussions on Amnesty International’s role, policy, organizational and other issues, in order to increase the effectiveness of Amnesty International’s work.
- To establish and maintain contacts with Amnesty International’s sections & structures, NGOs and IGOs, in order to share information about the International Secretariat's strategies and overall activities, to carry out joint work where appropriate, and look for opportunities to build coalitions around those strategies.
- To contribute to the development and delivery of capacity-building initiatives including training, in support of the work on technology and human rights, across the Amnesty International movement and partners for the delivery of campaign objectives.
- To contribute to the development of programme and movement-wide strategies and plans for research and campaigning on technology and human rights.
- To participate in the coordination of the work of the technology and human rights team, including through setting priorities, preparing work plans, monitoring their progress and contributing to maintaining budgets.
- To perform all necessary administrative tasks to ensure effective self-servicing, participate in the recruitment and induction of new staff and consultants and perform other corporate tasks as appropriate.