Syria Campaign And Research Assistant
PLEASE APPLY THROUGH THE WEBSITE at https://crisisaction.org/opportunities/. Applications should be submitted in English. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. We regret that due to the volume of applications we cannot respond individually to each applicant.
YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES will include:
Working closely with the Global Syria Campaign Lead and acting as a central coordinating point for the campaign team spread out across Crisis Action’s global offices;
Supporting the development and delivery of the organisation’s advocacy and campaigning work; working with staff across the Syria team, particularly the Global Syria Lead and the MENA Advocacy and Campaigns Manager.
Engaging with key NGO partners;
Taking minutes on internal and external calls and in meetings with key organisations and individuals;
Monitoring regional and international news and tracking campaign developments, disseminating intel to the wider team;
Recording the impact of campaigning activities, working with the campaign lead to provide internal timelines for delivery and helping to ensure these are met;
Attending events and providing research around specific elements to the crisis;
Supporting the organisation’s use of social media;
Providing administrative support to the campaign lead.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Excellent organisational and communication skills;
Self-motivated, able to take the initiative when required;
Ability to multi-task and prioritise work;
Excellent administrative and computer skills;
An interest in conflict issues and/or campaigning and advocacy;
Ability to take minutes and produce briefings on a wide variety of topics;
Fluency in oral and written Arabic is required
Fluency in oral and written English is required.
THE FOLLOWING WOULD BE AN ADVANTAGE:
Experience of working closely with NGO coalitions or policy-makers;
Experience of campaigning or lobbying;
Experience of working in Syria or the surrounding region.
PLEASE APPLY THROUGH THE WEBSITE at https://crisisaction.org/opportunities/. Applications should be submitted in English. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. We regret that due to the volume of applications we cannot respond individually to each applicant. NB: CV and Cover Letter should not exceed one page each.