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Amnesty International Hong Kong is part of a global movement of over 3.2 million supporters, members and activists in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end grave abuses of human rights. We fight for the world in which every person can enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join us to make a difference in lives of that denied justice.

Position: Director

Reporting to: Executive Committee of AIHK

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Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of more than 7 million members in over 155 counties and offices in over 70 countries campaigning for internationally recognized human rights for all (www.amnesty.org). The Hong Kong Section (AIHK) was founded in 1982 and works not only on local human rights issues but is also actively involved in global campaigns, particularly with other sections in the Asia-Pacific region (www.amnesty.org.hk). In addition, we are dedicated to human rights education in Hong Kong to promote the general public’s understanding of and respect for human rights.

AIHK is looking for an articulate and experienced Director to provide leadership to this dynamic section. The Director has overall responsibilities to manage AIHK and to:

  • Develop and lead the strategic direction, operational objectives and financial plan aligned with AIHK’s local human rights context, Amnesty International’s global priorities and planning/monitoring/evaluation cycle, in consultation with the Executive Committee of AIHK and the International Secretariat.
  • Implement a multi-year growth strategy for AIHK to deliver agreed fundraising targets, including through individual donor recruitment, retention and development strategies, and potential major funders, in order to achieve financial independence and sustainable growth of AIHK’s programme. Monitor and analyze fundraising activities against agreed targets and take appropriate actions to build on success and manage risk.
  • Provide written, verbal and financial reports to the Executive Committee on the progress of the implementation of the operational plans and ensure that the Executive Committee remains fully informed about AIHK’s affairs.
  • Recruit, develop and manage the performance of staff, in compliance with local employment law, to ensure that plans are delivered on time and according to Amnesty International’s quality standards. Develop succession plans for key positions to ensure smooth long-term operation.
  • Oversee financial systems and practices, ensuring financial management, budget preparation, monitoring and monthly reporting are all performed effectively to inform good quality financial analysis and decisions.
  • Deliver an effective membership development plan to achieve sustainable growth in members;
  • Develop and execute a proactive media, digital media and public policy agenda, and represent AIHK as its senior spokesperson;
  • Maintain a strategic overview of human rights, social, political and economic developments in the country, including civil society developments, to identify strategic opportunities and risks; and
  • Liaise and maintain continuous and constructive collaboration with the AI International Secretariat and other entities including the regional offices and sections.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to human rights issues and strategies, particularly in the context of the Asia-Pacific region;
  • At least 5 years of relevant senior management experience in the non-profit sector, preferably in human rights or policy advocacy;
  • Demonstrated experience in formulating strategies and policies;
  • Demonstrated experience or knowledge in supervising or managing fundraising strategies and programmes for independent non-profits that do not rely on government or corporate subsidies.
  • Knowledge of advocacy, campaigning and finance, and ability to motivate staff and guide member / volunteer development;
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written. Good command of both written Chinese and spoken Cantonese will be an advantage; 
  • Demonstrated ability of public speaking skills to address both local and international media in Hong Kong and other human rights stakeholders in Hong Kong;
  • A good understanding of the civil society issues and environment in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region;
  • Resourceful and with a creative and flexible personality; and
  • International exposure and willingness to travel overseas.

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and skills.

Please e-mail (with subject “Director Search”) a cover letter and full resume with current and expected salary by 30 April 2018 to HR@amnesty.org.hk

AIHK is an equal opportunity employer. All personal data is collected for recruitment purpose only.

 

Fundraising Manager 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement Amnesty International Hong Kong’s fundraising strategy in
    accordance with Amnesty International fundraising principles and policies.
  • Develop annual fundraising plan and budget with direction from the Director.
  • Inspire, motivate, supervise the fundraising team and to encourage fundraising staff to be strategically directed, creative, innovative, ambitious, collaborative and professional in all aspects of their work in order to optimize fundraising appeals with other staff in an integrated manner. Ensure that the fundraising programmes are in line with our human rights goals.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of all fundraising tools and channels systematically.
  • Keep close watch on the external socio-economic and demographic factors which are likely to impact upon fundraising performance.
  • Identify target supporters and develop diverse approaches to improve and expand donor’s base and lead the Fundraising team to maintain good communication with members and donors.

 

Requirements

  • University degree, preferably in marketing, business management or fundraising relevent discipline
  • At least 5 years’ experience in fundraising and 3 years’ management experience in NGO fundraising programs
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database and finance reporting tools.
  • Ability to do budget analysis
  • Excellent communication (Oral and written) skills in Cantonese, English and Mandarin
  • Understanding and strong commitment to the protection and defense of human rights
  • Undertake traveling as required

Interested parties please send resume and cover letter, stating your present and expected salary by 20 April 2018 via email to hr@amnesty.org.hk.
(AIHK is an equal opportunity employer. All personal data are collected for recruitment purpose only.)

 

Programme Manager 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop AIHK’s strategies on creating human rights impact in accordance with
    Amnesty International human rights strategies.
  • Develop, direct, implement and monitor the human rights programme with direction from the Director which aims to fulfil the AIHK’s goal.
  • Develop a confident, creative and efficient Programme Team
  • Develop AIHK’s annual and multi-year programme plans and budget with direction from the Director
  • Lead the programme team to maintain good communication with members, donors and volunteers.
  • Enhance the branding image of AIHK among members, donors, key stakeholders and the general public.
  • Work closely with other teams in the organisation to ensure that campaign, communications and education programmes support and are in line with the fundraising strategies of AIHK.
  • Manage the programme budget of the organisation and ensure the efficiency of the programmes.

 

Requirements

  • University degree, preferably in social science or human rights law or related discipline
  • At least 5 years program experiences in rights-based approach programs and 3 years
    management experiences in NGO.
  • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet tools.
  • Ability to work in environmental of culture of diversity
  • Excellent communication (Oral and written) skills in Cantonese, English and Mandarin
  • Understanding and strong commitment to the protection and defense of human rights
  • Undertake traveling as required

 

Interested parties please send resume and cover letter, stating your present and expected salary by 20 April 2018 via email to hr@amnesty.org.hk.
(AIHK is an equal opportunity employer. All personal data are collected for recruitment purpose only.)

 

 

 

Programme Officer (Community and member engagement)

The Hong Kong Section of Amnesty International (AI), the world’s largest human rights organization with over 7 million supporters worldwide, is looking for Human Rights Education Officer. AIHK is currently experiencing rapid growth in both supporters and human rights advocacy work.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement membership recruitment plan.
  • Develop and organize activities and publish communication materials for members
  • To play a key role in setting up and support working groups and youth groups
  • Carry out talks and events to university students or community
  • Organize community education events, either independently or as a team
  • Support the community education projects such as Human Rights magazine and Human Rights Documentary Festival
  • Travel overseas as requested

Requirements

  • University degree, preferably in Social Science, Social Work, Human Rights Law and related discipline
  • Working experience in event management and/or communication preferred.
  • A willingness to learn, and a passion for humanity and justice
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills in Chinese and English
  • Strong organizing, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Proficient in using social media tools, Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • A willingness to work beyond office hours and on weekends, when necessary
  • Strong initiative to carry out activities and solve problems

 

Interested parties please send resume and cover letter, stating your present and expected salary by 9 April 2018 via email to hr@amnesty.org.hk .

(AIHK is an equal opportunity employer. All personal data are collected for recruitment purpose only.)

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