UHRP is Hiring for Three Positions

Director of Global Advocacy

The Uyghur Human Rights Project, a Washington, D.C.-based human rights organization that promotes human rights and democracy for the Uyghur people, is seeking an experienced senior level professional to fill the position of Director of Global Advocacy. UHRP is a small and dynamic NGO whose mission is to provide credible information on the situation of the Uyghur people through reporting and advocacy and seeks to engage speakers of English, Chinese, and other languages.

The Director of Global Advocacy reports to the organization’s executive director and manages UHRP’s advocacy campaigns and engagement with a variety of stakeholders on policy matters.

The responsibilities of the Director of Global Advocacy include:

  • Leading the development and direction of mobilization for effective action by governments, multi-lateral bodies, civil society, and other private actors.
  • Ensuring advocacy relevance of UHRP content including reports, briefings, press releases, and social media
  • Leading the development of UHRP media and communications strategies for global and U.S. audiences
  • Overseeing multi-stakeholder strategy development to enable Uyghur diaspora members globally to conduct effective human-rights advocacy
  • Representing UHRP in media appearances, conferences and speaking engagements
  • Leading coordination of outreach to disparate global audiences, including Chinese-speaking audiences
  • Overseeing program monitoring and evaluation
  • Occasional domestic and international travel.

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in international human rights and policy analysis
  • Familiarity with human rights issues facing the Uyghur people
  • Minimum 10+ years senior level human-rights campaigning or policy advocacy experience
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and implementing donor-funded projects and proven experience leading staff
  • Demonstrated experience in leading coalition-building and/or training programs
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Expertise in the politics and culture of Central Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia or Turkey desirable
  • Fluency in Chinese, Arabic, Uyghur or another Turkic language preferred.

Application Instructions:

Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest in UHRP’s work and your experience in supporting global human rights research and advocacy. Put your name and the position you are seeking in the subject line of the email, and send to jobs@uhrp.org. Applications will be considered through September 20, 2019.

 

Senior Program Officer for Communications, Research and Advocacy

The Uyghur Human Rights Project, a Washington, D.C.-based human rights organization that promotes human rights and democracy for the Uyghur people, is seeking an experienced professional to fill the position of Senior Program Officer for Communications, Research and Advocacy. UHRP is a small and dynamic NGO whose mission is to provide credible information on the situation of the Uyghur people through reporting and advocacy and seeks to engage speakers of English, Chinese, and other languages.

The Senior Program Officer for Communications, Research and Advocacy reports to the Director of Global Advocacy and is responsible for senior-level implementation of UHRP’s advocacy campaigns and engagement with a variety of stakeholders in its research and advocacy work.

The responsibilities of the Senior Program Officer for Communications, Research and Advocacy include:

  • Implementing programs mobilizing effective action by governments, multi-lateral bodies, civil society, and other private actors.
  • Contributing to UHRP content including reports, briefings, press releases, and social media
  • Developing and implementing UHRP media and communications strategies for global and U.S. audiences
  • Implementing multi-stakeholder strategies to support Uyghur diaspora members globally in conducting effective human-rights advocacy
  • Representing UHRP in media appearances, conferences and speaking engagements
  • Managing outreach to disparate global audiences
  • Leading program monitoring and evaluation
  • Occasional domestic and international travel.

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in international human rights and policy analysis
  • Familiarity with human rights issues facing the Uyghur people
  • Minimum 6+ years research, communications or policy advocacy experience
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing donor-funded projects
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing coalition-building and/or training programs
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Expertise in the politics and culture of Central Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia or Turkey desirable
  • Fluency in Chinese, Arabic, Uyghur or another Turkic language preferred.

Application Instructions:

Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest in UHRP’s work and your experience in supporting global human rights research and advocacy. Put your name and the position you are seeking in the subject line of the email, and send to jobs@uhrp.org. Applications will be considered through September 20, 2019.

 

Coordinator for Communications, Research and Advocacy

The Uyghur Human Rights Project, a Washington, D.C.-based human rights organization that promotes human rights and democracy for the Uyghur people, is seeking to fill the position of Coordinator for Communications, Research and Advocacy. UHRP is a small and dynamic NGO whose mission is to provide credible information on the situation of the Uyghur people through reporting and advocacy and seeks to engage speakers of English, Chinese, and other languages.

The Coordinator for Communications, Research and Advocacy reports to the Director of Global Advocacy and supports UHRP’s advocacy campaigns and engagement with a variety of stakeholders in its research and advocacy work.

The responsibilities of the Coordinator for Communications, Research and Advocacy include:

  • Conducting research and writing to support UHRP publications, media appearances, conferences and speaking engagements
  • Supporting and coordinating communications outreach to disparate global audiences
  • Coordinating public events, training workshops, and conferences in the U.S. and globally
  • Coordinating program monitoring and evaluation
  • Managing project documentation, including narrative and financial reporting
  • Occasional domestic and international travel.

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with international advocacy and human rights issues
  • Demonstrated experience with research, communications, training, events and conferences, and/or policy advocacy
  • Ability to manage project documentation, including budget management and reporting
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Skills in social media outreach, visual design, image/video editing, and/or desktop publishing a plus
  • Proficiency in Chinese, Arabic, Uyghur or another Turkic language a plus.

Application Instructions:

Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest in UHRP’s work and your experience in supporting global human rights research and advocacy. Put your name and the position you are seeking in the subject line of the email, and send to jobs@uhrp.org. Applications will be considered through September 20, 2019.

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