Amnesty International Job Vacancy: Migration and Discrimination Campaign Manager - Rome, Italy

Migration and Discrimination Campaign Manager

Application deadline: 14/11/2016
Work place: Rome, national and international business trips may be required.
Line Manager: Head of Campaigning Unit.
Contract: full time, one year fixed-term contract, renewable.
Gross Annual Salary: € 28.000 to € 31.000.

Benefits: negotiable gross annual salary and bonus. You'll be part of an international network of colleagues with professional growth opportunities in a key role for our organization.

Please be informed that the first round of interviews will take place on 28 and 29 November 2016. Those selected must attend the interviews on these dates.

We are looking for a new Migration and Discrimination Campaign Manager. It is a great opportunity for creative people with strong communication and project management skills who are experts in migration and discrimination issues in Italy and are ready to take up a new challenge. We're looking for a team worker who will manage and develop the organization's campaigns to make a real change in the field of human rights.

The role:
The Migration and Discrimination Campaign Manager ensures the following goals are reached: 

  • Develop campaign strategies and projects and deliver campaigning activities to achieve impact along Amnesty's human rights priorities, particularly on issues such as migration, rights of minorities, gender identity and sexual orientation.
  • Develop and manage creative and innovative communication approaches to reach relevant audiences and key influencers.
  • Generate content on the thematic priorities relevant to this role.

About you:

  • We are looking for a Migration and Discrimination Campaign Manager with the following characteristics

Technical knowledge: 

  • An in-depth knowledge of the techniques and tools that are used in traditional and digital communication for campaigning.
  • Knowledge of issues relating to migration, discrimination of minorities (such as Roma people) and issues related to gender identity and sexual orientation. Capacity to quickly identify and understand key information about relevant human rights issues in order to support campaign strategy development.
  • Degree, Master's degree, or equivalent specialisation in the field of human rights.


  • Experience of managing campaigning projects aimed at raising awareness and promoting human rights. Experience of leading project teams and ability to engage and inspire team members.
  • At least five years' experience in international organisations with similar tasks, a high level of responsibility and proven experience of leading and implementing campaigns at the national level by using innovative and creative approaches to campaigning.
  • Experience of working with colleagues and partners in Italy and abroad; proven experience of working with communication and creative agencies for the implementation of campaigns.


  • Excellent communications skills in Italian and English (Spanish and French a plus), and experience of writing motivating and inspiring campaign materials for a diverse range of audiences and of communicating campaign messages.
  • Experience of managing conflicting demands, meeting deadlines and adjusting priorities in order to deliver on campaign objectives.
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environment with appropriate sensitivity to differences of culture, gender and physical ability; commitment to Amnesty International values.

About us
Amnesty International is an international movement made up of over 7 million people who dedicate themselves to protecting and promoting human rights. We are active in the Global North and Global South. In Italy, our organization has 70.000 supporters and 2.000 active members.

How to apply:

In order to apply for this post, please send: Curriculum vitae (containing the personal data processing authorisation according to Law Decree 196/2003);

Cover letter containing a description of your skills, the way you would like to approach the role and a self-assessment of the above-described characteristics;

Letter of recommendation of one or more previous employers.

Please make sure the three files are in PDF format and their titles are "first name last name CV", "first name last name CL", and "first name second name LR".

Please send the files to the Human Resources and Organisational Development unit by writing to the following address: (applications sent to other e-mail addresses will be disregarded).

The e-mail subject must be "Migration and Discrimination Campaign Manager". Please also indicate how you came across the vacancy information.

Only applications including these criteria and received by 14 November 2016 will be taken into consideration.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within ten days after the vacancy closes. Please be aware that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.