Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Vacancy: Advocacy and Communication Officer

The  Society  Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination(SASOD) is entering into an agreement  with  the   Equal  Rights  Trust   (ERT) to  implement  a project entitled “Combating Discrimination through Advocacy and Strategic Litigation in Guyana.”  The   objectives of this initiative are:

  1. To increase protection from discrimination in Guyana through legal reform and improved enforcement.
  2. To increase the capacity of civil society in Guyana to engage in advocacy and strategic litigation to improve the scope and enforcement of anti-discrimination laws.

The project provides for contracting of the services of an Advocacy and Communication   Officer   to   work   with   SASOD   in   the   achievement   of the stated objectives and related activities.

Activities  include  the  hosting  of  seminars, conference,  workshops,  consultations, training   sessions,  meetings  of  the   Guyana  Equality  Forum,   and lobbying key stakeholders from across Guyana. These activities will be supported by developing public education and other advocacy materials.

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

E-mail for Terms of Reference.

How to apply:
Suitable candidates must send a resume, accompanied by a cover letter and a statement of approximately 300 words sharing their personal views on LGBT rights in Guyana to copied to by no later than 15:00 hrs on Friday, April 19, 2013. Applicants who do not follow all instructions will not be considered.

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