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Job posting: Student Summer Job – International Human Rights Project Coordinator

POSITION: International Human Rights Project Coordinator (Summer Job Posting)

Term: June 10 to August 30, 2013 (12 weeks)

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will work to develop and support a public education campaign aimed at the community, Canadian citizens and policy-makers regarding human rights and armed conflict, especially focused on the risks and dangers civilians face in conflict around the world. Responsibilities will include: drafting brief educational articles and fact sheets on Canada’s history and prominence in the areas of human rights and armed conflict, helping to engage the media and local organizations to support the public education campaign, and to transition the project to a long-term public education campaign to support the responsibility of Canada to protect civilians in international armed conflicts.

 

Qualifications:

• Has undertaken coursework in political science, government relations and/or public administration.

• Possesses a good understanding of Canadian politics and the structure of government in Canada. Media relations would be an asset.

• Was registered as a full-time student in a post-secondary institution during the preceding academic year and plans to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year.

Skills:

• Ability to work with minimum supervision

• Thorough knowledge of the programs of the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and Outlook

• Good oral and writing communication skills in English

• Proficiency in French an asset

• Ability to prioritize and organize work effectively

• Strong interpersonal skills

 

Qualified applicants should submit their resume, by email, along with a covering letter and a writing sample to operations@rideauinstitute.ca.

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 6. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Rideau Institute is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

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