Event Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: HUMAN RIGHTS RESEARCH CENTER

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and CV/resume to info@humanrightsresearch.org.


Who We Are:

Human Rights Research Center (HRRC) is a nonprofit established start-up that brings a multidisciplinary approach to human rights and seeks to bridge the gap between academic research and the wider public. We educate through facts, advocate using our research findings, and take action to implement change.

HRRC is looking for a volunteer Event Coordinator to join the team. Given the nature of this role’s work, this position can be completed remotely, but candidates must live in the Washington, D.C. area.

Who You Are:

You are a champion for international human rights. You are a strong independent worker and effective team player who enjoys collaborating with multiple stakeholders. You are comfortable leading with little guidance. You have excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, in addition to a sharp attention to detail. You know how to foster relationships. You are a strong communicator who enjoys working with people from various backgrounds.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with HRRC’s fundraising and social media teams in creating public awareness initiatives to bolster human rights literacy.
  • Organize and attend vigils, demonstrations, and similar initiatives to garner targeted interest.
  • Research and reserve appropriate venues that align with HRRC’s mission.
  • Partner with Fundraising & Development Coordinator(s) to coordinate and oversee all event operations and carefully supervise event preparation activities.
  • Analyze and evaluate event’s results by creating and presenting reports to HRRC management.
  • Exceptional candidates will have experience in event planning/coordination, hospitality, public relations, or in a similar field.

Compensation and Commitment

This is a volunteer, virtual opportunity with the expectation of 2-4 hours of work per week. At least a six-month time commitment is required. Candidates must be located in the Washington-D.C. area.


Human Rights Research Center (HRRC) is committed to equal opportunity and promotes equity and transparency as core values. HRRC practices inclusiveness in decision making through the use of consultation with employees throughout the organization. HRRC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, ability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Applicants committed to equity from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and identities are encouraged to apply.

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About HUMAN RIGHTS RESEARCH CENTER

Location:

2000 DUKE STREET SUITE 300, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314, US

Mission Statement

Human Rights Research Center (HRRC) brings a multidisciplinary approach to human rights and seeks to bridge the gap between academic research and the wider public. We educate through facts, advocate using our research findings, and take action to implement change.

Description

Human Rights Research Center (HRRC) is a newly-established start-up in the nonprofit human rights field. Our goals are to provide the facts on pressing human rights issues in a way anyone can understand and to advocate for change using these findings. As most start-ups, we currently rely on volunteers to move us forward. We are in need of researchers, fundraisers, editors, social media and communications support, and people interested in leading our advocacy efforts.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
International
Justice & Legal
Advocacy & Human Rights, International, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2000 Duke StreetSuite 300Alexandria, VA 22314

(38.8042,-77.06389)
 

SKILLS

  • Event Design & Planning
  • Event Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • This is a volunteer, virtual opportunity with the expectation of 2-4 hours of work per week. At least a six-month time commitment is required.
  • Candidates must be located in the Washington-D.C. area. For consideration, please submit a cover letter and CV/resume to info@humanrightsresearch.org.

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