We are seeking a Regional Coordinator for Africa to serve as part of our International Secretariat.
Location: Anywhere in Africa where the applicant has the right to work. Remote.
Applications Due: The final deadline for submission is Sunday December 31st, 2023.
Start Date: As soon as possible
Status: Contractor – Full-time (5 days/week) or Part-time (at least 3.5 days/week)
We are seeking a Regional Coordinator for Africa to serve as part of our International Secretariat. The Regional Coordinator will serve as the primary contact and Secretariat representative for the Africa region, and support the Coalition’s global program areas. The Coordinator will be responsible for member outreach, coordination, and supporting advocacy campaigns to change international development processes and advance human rights in the region.
The ideal candidate will have excellent oral, written and inter-personal communication skills, and experience with social justice organizing and advocacy campaigns. They should be a self-starter, with a strong strategic sense, and a keen attention to organization and detail. They must have the ability to work across different cultural contexts, while being respectful and empathetic. We have flexible hours; however, candidates will need to be available for regular meetings with colleagues in Asia and the Americas.
We will only hire people who are from Africa and in Africa for this role. We have a preference for candidates in Francophone Africa. We are unable to sponsor visas. Applicants must have the status to live and work in their country.
We strongly encourage women, Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, and all other qualified persons to apply for this position.
Compensation: USD 36,000 to 40,000 per year assuming full time basis (subject to location and experience, and can be prorated based on contractual working hours). We also have a paid time off policy including vacation, holidays, sick leave etc., and cover agreed costs related to office expenses, travel, etc
HOW TO APPLY
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Please upload a cover letter and resume in English, as well as two work samples (e.g. an action alert, blog, or report) to https://rightsindevelopment.org/employment-application. Please note the following:
- One work sample must be in English and the other must be in French.
- Your cover letter should be tailored and explains why our mission calls to you and why this particular role is a fit.
- In the first paragraph of your cover letter, please include the city in which you would want to be based, and whether you would prefer to work full-time or part-time.
Due to the volume of candidates anticipated and size of our organization, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted regarding further steps in the application process.