Human rights organization Yesh Din is seeking an Advocacy Coordinator

This is a full-time position, including work from the Tel Aviv office and travel throughout Israel and the oPt.

Description of position: As an integral part of the organization’s public advocacy, the advocacy coordinator will be responsible for disseminating Yesh Din’s data and messaging and presenting them to targeted international and domestic audiences.

  • Initiation and execution of meetings, briefings and field tours, mainly for international duty-bearers; Establishing and developing relationships and collaborations with local and international human rights communities; Writing of policy papers and regular updates for the international community (in English); Managing of Yesh Din’s Twitter account (English).
  • Participation in meetings and presenting Yesh Din reports and data before Israeli policy-makers.
  • This position is likely to include travel abroad for advocacy missions.

Requirements of position:

  • Commitment to human rights;
  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience;
  • Fluency in written and oral English;
  • Strong Hebrew skills, written and oral (required); Arabic language skills (advantage);
  • Proven inter-personal and networking skills;
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize with minimal supervision and work independently as well as function as a member of a team is required. Attention to details is crucial;
  • Familiarity with the situation in the oPt – strong advantage;
  • Familiarity with international human rights and humanitarian law and the mechanisms of international forums – strong advantage.

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position to by February 20, with the subject line ‘Candidate for advocacy coordinator’.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.