Amnesty International Vacancy: Occupied Palestinian Territories Campaign Intern - Tel Aviv, Israel

The OPT Campaign Internship is a new position that was created in May 2014. Its main aims are : to support the ongoing campaign and to ... thumbnail 1 summary
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Amnesty International Vacancy: Occupied Palestinian Territories Campaign Intern - Tel Aviv, Israel
The OPT Campaign Internship is a new position that was created in May 2014. Its main aims are : to support the ongoing campaign and to expand the work it is currently doing by developing new tools for campaigning and by taking a lead in strategic planning. The work is highly dependent on the intern's determination to commit to the position and to support the expansion of the campaign's capacity.

The OPT Campaign Intern may engage in several of the tasks outlined below, in addition to upcoming topics, challenges or tasks. The OPT Campaign aims to respond to the changing situation on the ground according to the Section’s goals and work-plans.

Internship Objectives
• Support the OPT Campaigner in advancing the campaign’s short and long-term objectives • Contribute to raising awareness on human rights violations in the OPT and other related concerns within the Israeli and international community • Advocate for Amnesty's positions and policies relevant to the OPT • Encourage and promote the active participation of different Israeli audiences in AI Israel’s OPT campaign

Duties
Enhancing the presence of the OPT Campaign within Amnesty Israel • Assist in internal presentations of the OPT Campaign to staff and interns • Provide internal communications and updates on Amnesty OPT Campaign, including projects and cases • Foster internal mobilisation of support to the campaign – for example organise events, screenings, send updates to staff and board, share Amnesty's position on ongoing cases, share information on outside events etc. • Review of outgoing e-mails and documents in English • Answering queries from the staff

Implementation of the OPT Campaign goals
• Provide a supportive role in campaigning, lobbying, and building activist networks with regards to the OPT campaign, for instance by organizing a series of awareness-raising events ; • Help draft strategic documents for the campaign with long-term and short-term objectives; • Maintain Amnesty's presence among OPT-related activities, events and protests through participation and networking; • Maintain, update and implement the OPT-related calendar, including coordinating Amnesty Israel's action on the day (sending information letters and planning events)

Monitoring of OPT-related issues • Daily monitoring of English-speaking media on OPT-related issues; • Providing daily updates on relevant campaigns and cases, news, upcoming events etc; Management of the internship position • Update and enhance the OPT introduction folder and the job description • Handle the transition process with next generation of intern

General • Attending individual, program department and staff meetings

Closing Date: 15 Jul 2014

How to apply:
Please send your CV and Application form to intern.activism@amnesty.org.il

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