RESPONSIBLE TO: Campaigns and Networks Director
LOCATION: Rue de la Pépinière 10A
HOURS Full time (38 hours per week). Evening and weekend work will be required from time to time.
SALARY €43,000‐€48,000 (including 13th month and holiday pay)
As a member of the Campaigns and Networks team:
Working with the Campaigns and Networks Director and LEAP Advisory Board to develop a strategy for LEAP which actively engages members in advancing Fair Trials’ mission.
Implementation of the strategy, working with the rest of the Fair Trials team, including:
Working with the Legal & Policy team to engage LEAP members in initiatives that team is working on and sharing information from that team’s work with LEAP members.
Working with the Campaigns and Networks team to engage LEAP members in core communications work that advances Fair Trials’ mission.
Work with the Campaigns and Networks Director to:
Implement work to engage LEAP in advancing advocacy priorities, including:
Supporting the Campaigns and Networks Director to deliver media coverage that furthers Fair Trials’ advocacy goals by:
Identify and respond to emerging opportunities and risks for the advancement of advocacy goals, including by monitoring of media and gathering input from LEAP and wider networks.
Drafting content related to European campaigns, including engaging reports and articles for Fair Trials' website.
Fair Trials is an international human rights NGO, which exists to build respect for the human right to a fair trial in criminal cases. We have grown gradually over the past five years and have an established track‐record as a trusted voice on criminal justice. We have 20 staff across offices in London, Brussels and Washington DC, and are in the process of increasing the geographical reach of our work.
Fair Trials has become a leading contributor to exciting developments in the field of criminal justice across the European Union. Fair Trials Europe was established as a nonprofit public foundation in Belgium in 2014, to act as Fair Trials’ hub of expertise in Europe. It is, itself, at the heart of an engaged EU‐wide network of over 200 criminal justice and human rights experts (the Legal Experts Advisory Panel, LEAP) which it coordinates.
The post of Networks and Advocacy Officer is full time. The gross salary is €43,000‐ €48,000 per year (including 13th month and holiday pay). The role is based in Brussels.
Please send a CV and cover letter electronically to email@example.com no later than 5pm on 1st March 2020. Applications received after this will not be considered. Please clearly include your name and “Networks and Advocacy Officer” in the subject field of the email.
If you have any queries, please send them to the same email address.
We will aim to inform short‐listed candidates by week commencing 9th March 2020, with interviews for short‐listed candidates being held in Brussels during week commencing 16th March 2020. For those unable to attend the interview in person, Skype interviews may be possible. The recruitment process will involve an interview and a written exercise.
Fair Trials is conducting this appointment on equal opportunity principles and will welcome applications from candidates who can fulfil the requirements of the post irrespective of race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.
The personal data which you have provided, and which we may request, in connection with your application, will not be retained beyond 12 months should your application be unsuccessful. If you are appointed, your personal data will only be used for the purposes of human resources management.