Democracy and Human Rights to defend in Bahrain: apply now!

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Organization: Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) fosters awareness of and support for democracy and human rights in Bahrain and the Middle East. Their work: in their communities, they raise awareness of key issues by hosting events with an emphasis on bringing speakers from the Bahraini-American community and from Bahrain to the US to meet with lawmakers, US government officials, and other non-profit organizations. In the non-profit sector, they work closely with other leading human rights organizations in the US, Bahrain, and Europe to strengthen advocacy efforts.In Congress and the executive branch, they develop relationships with key legislative representatives and government officials to create sustainable improvements in US foreign policy that support and strengthen human rights in Bahrain. Internationally, they work with activists and non-governmental organizations to raise awareness of the human rights situation in Bahrain among UN officials, state representatives to the UN, and European parliament leaders. In the media, they work to increase awareness of the human rights situation in Bahrain by promoting and distributing news and information regarding events taking place within Bahrain, and by serving as a source of expertise in interviews and in written publications. In Bahrain, they support the work of leaders in the democracy and human rights movement by facilitating connections between them and US policymakers, other government officials, and leading non-profit organizations in the US


Duty Station: Washington, DC


Open to: Everyone with all the qualifications


Timeframe: 9 months


Deadline: Not specified


Job description: Communications Fellows will:

- develop and implement the communications and media strategy for ADHRB and its organizational initiatives

- manage ADHRB’s media relations and communications, including the website, weekly newsletter, and social media accounts

- effectively strategize with ADHRB staff to disseminate key institutional deliverables—reports, op-eds, press releases, policy briefs—to appropriate media outlets and other relevant audience

- edit, package, and place op-eds and assist as needed in the drafting and editing of other written products to maintain publicity goals

- manage media requests, including electronic media, television, radio, print, and other general press inquiries

- develop and oversee, in coordination with staff, special projects requiring press or marketing, including campaigns, videos, and other multimedia

- manage production of all marketing and promotional materials for ADHRB

- advise on strategic messaging and long-term planning

- copyedit and revise all communications as needed

- recommend and maintain website design and operation to optimize functionality

- track and document analytics for all media and communications platforms in order to develop strategies on how best to grow outreach

- perform administrative and other duties as required

- manage interns as needs require

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will:

-  have a recent M.A. in communications or a related field

- demonstrate excellent writing, editorial, oral communication, and presentation skills

- show versatility in writing for all media platforms

- possess highly adept skills in managing multiple social media accounts, especially Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

- exhibit the skills necessary for maintaining and enhancing webpages to promote readership

- have experience with creating multimedia products and social media promotion

- be an adept team player with excellent interpersonal skills

- work well under deadline

- be able to commit to 40 hours/week for ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­9 months of employment

Wage/fees: The Communications Fellowship is a paid fellowship position. ADHRB is happy to host fellows that may receive additional outside funding from third-party grants or fellowships


Application process: To apply, please email:

- your resume or CV

- a cover letter

- a writing sample (10 pages max.)

- a list of three professional references, which identify their relationship to you and contact information

Please send your application materials to jobs[at]adhrb.org with “Communications Fellow” in the subject line


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Edited by Marta Simoncini


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