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:
- To increase protection from discrimination in Guyana through legal reform and improved enforcement.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com copied to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 15:00 hrs on Friday, April 19, 2013. Applicants who do not follow all instructions will not be considered.