Amnesty International Job Vacancy: Research and Campaigns Assistant - Hong Kong

Research and Campaigns Assistant
Hong Kong

HKD 367,348 per annum
For 50 years, we’ve been campaigning for human rights wherever justice, freedom and truth are denied. We’ve reshaped policies, challenged governments and taken corporations to task. In doing so, we’ve changed thousands of lives for the better. Join Amnesty at our new Secretariat office in Hong Kong and you will too.

About the role:
Reporting to the Deputy Hub Director (Research) you will assist in the development and implementation of research and campaigning strategies on China by monitoring developments and managing information and communications systems. You will also draft and assist in the production of documents; help coordinate the work of the team and providing administrative and other support.

About you:
You will have contributed to and facilitated the development and implementation of research and campaigning strategies. You will have maintained and developed effective administrative and communications systems where relevant information is properly gathered and usable. You have experience and knowledge of China's political, economic and social environment, Chinese language fluency and an interest in human rights. You will also have contributed to the effective functioning of a team, and be willing is assist in the implementation of AI’s mission and upholding AI’s values at all times. Ability to work in Hong Kong is required.

About us: 
  • Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere. 
  • Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.  
  • Our supporters are outraged by human rights abuses but inspired by hope for a better world - so we work to improve human rights through campaigning and international solidarity. 
We reach almost every country in the world and have:  
  • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
  • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice 
You can help make a real difference by becoming a member or supporter of Amnesty International.

Please note that any salary figure given is the gross figure, earnings will be subject to relevant local taxation.

Closing date: 18th July 2016