Friday, January 11, 2013

Vacancy for Advocacy and Communications Officer

Project Title: “Empowering civil society to address societal prejudice and undertake advocacy on discrimination against LGBT persons”
A vacancy exists within the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) for an Advocacy and Communication Officer.
The Advocacy and Communication Officer will be responsible for:
  1. Managing engagement with stakeholders;
  2. Implementing SASOD’s advocacy strategy;
  3. Monitoring strategic litigation and  take trial notes;
  4. Participating in strategic planning activities with SASOD and partners;
  5. Organizing advocacy related initiatives;
  6. Organizing training workshops, roundtable sessions, coalition meetings and other activities;
  7. Managing the assigned budgets and  approve expenditures;
  8. Following up on reports of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, and  supporting complaints to seek services and redress;
  9. Creating media content;
  10. Monitoring the electronic, print and social media platforms for LGBT related matters;
  11. Monitoring legislative reform process;
  12. Any other duties assigned.

At least a diploma from an accredited university in Communication, Public Relations, Media, English, Political Science, History, Sociology or any other relevant field.

Applicants are required to submit a copy of their Curriculum Vitae, accompanied by a cover letter and a 300 word statement of your views on LGBT rights in Guyana.

E-mail for Terms of Reference.
Applications must be submitted by 20:00hrs (8:00pm) on January 18, 2013 via email only to:
Programme Coordinator, Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD).
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1 comment:

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