Vacancy for Human Rights Traineeship at ENNHRI

Vacancy for Human Rights Traineeship at ENNHRI

ENNHRI is looking for a Human Rights Trainee to become a member of its team for six months, starting in mid-December to mid-January.

Main duties and tasks

The trainee will play an important role in ENNHRI’s daily work, assisting with the following tasks:

  • Providing support on ENNHRI’s thematic work – especially economic and social rights (ESCR);
  • Conducting background research; drafting of papers, reports and other written materials; policy and advocacy work in the field of human rights in Europe;
  • Assisting with the organisation of internal and external events, including thematic Working Group meetings, trainings and ENNHRI’s General Assembly meeting and Annual Conference (on ESCR in 2019);
  • Organising and attending meetings with NHRIs and a wide range of European level stakeholders;
  • Drafting content for mailings, website and social media;
  • General administrative tasks including contact and database management, information requests and other membership-related activities.

Essential criteria

  • At least a first experience or sound knowledge related to ENNHRI’s thematic areas;
  • Excellent research and drafting skills: experience conducting research on human rights and drafting articles, reports, statements, etc.
  • Knowledge of or experience working with the European human rights and policy framework;
  • Sound knowledge of human rights law;
  • Experience of organising capacity building activities including workshops;
  • Good knowledge of NHRIs and their work in Europe;
  • Professional working level of English;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to work both in a team and on own initiative.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience or sound knowledge about ESCR/ UN SDGs;
  • Experience working with NHRIs;
  • Experience working for a membership organisation;
  • Experience working in an international environment;
  • Additional language skills.

The deadline for applications is 24H00 CET on 19 November 2018. Please read the full role description and application requirements here.