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Organization: Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.


Duty Station: New York


Open To: students or graduates with a bachelor’s degree in human rights, international relations and other sectors


Timeframe:  from mid-September 2019 to mid-April 2020


Deadline: not specified


Job description

- Assist in the administrative follow-up of major organizational fundraising, cultivation, and outreach events such as the New York Annual Dinner;

- Organize logistical aspects of events by maintaining key spreadsheets, processing gifts, preparing solicitation and acknowledgement materials, organizing and shipping event materials, etc.

- Update the NY Committee Facebook page with relevant impact updates;

- Support daily activities for HRW’s New York committees, donors, and prospects including conducting research on individual and foundation prospects using various online tools to prepare donor solicitation strategies;



- A bachelor’s degree in human rights, international relations, social science, or a related field is strongly desired. Applicants currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the above fields will be considered;

- A minimum of one year of relevant work experience is desirable;

- Prior office/administration experience and strong organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail are highly desirable.

- Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative, prioritize with minimal supervision, and work independently as well as function as a member of a team are required;

- Proficiency in computer programs including MS Office applications is required;

- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are essential;

- Strong analytical skills and the ability to work well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks simultaneously are necessary;

- Database experience is strongly preferred, and knowledge of Raiser’s Edge is highly desirable;

- Strong interest in human rights is desirable.


Wage/Fees: not specified


Application process: Interested candidates can proceed with the application by clicking “Apply now” and creating their own account


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edited by Valentina Murace

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