domingo, 20 de maio de 2012


Full-Time Position Available:
Americas Division
Apply Immediately
Human Rights Watch ("HRW") is seeking highly-qualified applicants for the position of Brazil Director with the Americas Division.
Description:  Human Rights Watch seeks a Brazil Director to oversee the work of its new office in Sao Paulo, contribute to the organization's human rights advocacy and policy work, and serve as the organization's principal representative in Brazil. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Americas Division, the Brazil Director will serve as the public face of HRW and act as the organization's central link to the media, government, civil society and public in Brazil. The Brazil Director will be expected to promote HRW's agenda on both foreign policy issues as well as domestic.  The Brazil Director will be responsible for supporting HRW's fundraising and outreach work within Brazil.  S/he will also help coordinate research on local human rights problems. 
During the initial training and probationary period, which will last at minimum six months, the Director will be based in New York, and travel repeatedly to Brazil; after successful completion of the training and evaluation period, s/he will be based in Sao Paulo.
Qualifications: The successful applicant should have significant senior-level policy, press or advocacy experience.  An advanced degree in law, international relations, journalism and/or a related field in the social sciences is required, as is experience in human rights work.  Portuguese and English fluency are essential, as is extensive experience living or working in Brazil.  Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to human rights, strong initiative and follow-through, the capacity to think creatively and strategically, excellent writing and editing skills, dynamic public speaking ability, and the ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure with a broad range of people and as part of a team.  Extensive knowledge of the Brazilian media and the Brazilian government's decision-making processes is essential.

The successful candidate will have to be prepared to spend an initial orientation period of a few months in New York or Washington D.C.; after successful completion of the training and evaluation period, s/he will be based in Sao Paulo.  

Salary and Benefits:  Human Rights Watch seeks exceptional candidates and offers competitive compensation and generous employer-paid benefits.  HRW will pay reasonable relocation expenses and will assist employees in obtaining necessary work authorization, if required; citizens of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY (no calls or email inquiries, please) by emailing together a letter of interest, resume, references, salary requirements and a brief writing sample (unedited by others) in English to and  Please use "Brazil Director Ref AME-11-1039-A" as the subject of your email.  Only complete applications will be reviewed.  It is preferred that all materials be submitted via email.  If emailing is not possible, send materials (please do not split a submission between email and regular post) to:
Human Rights Watch Attn: Search Committee (Brazil Director Ref AME-11-1039-A) 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor New York, NY 10118 Fax: (212) 736-1300
Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.
Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.
The Americas Division of Human Rights Watch (formerly Americas Watch) was established in 1981 to monitor human rights throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
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