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Reference: 78004

Date Added: 8 April 2021
Closing Date: 23 April 2021

Job Title: Research and Digital Communications Assistant

Working For: Friends of Al-Aqsa

Location: London

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000

Length of Contract: one year initially

Job Details

A position has become available within FOA, a leading NGO working for the human rights of Palestinians and promoting the sacredness of Al-Aqsa Sanctuary. This is initially for a 1-year period. The right candidate will be dynamic and conscientious, and able to take the initiative to help us continue campaigning successfully.

Our team requires a research assistant who will be able to undertake a varied role including research, drafting press releases, digital communication, and providing support to the rest of the team.

Hours: Full Time

Job specification: This role will require a dynamic person with excellent written and oral communication skills, who is able to work under pressure. You will have a degree or equivalent qualification, and some interest/experience/knowledge about the Palestine issue. You will be confident in the use of social media.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing research support for various FOA projects
  • Drafting press releases and action alerts as required
  • Supporting in the drafting of detailed reports
  • Assisting with the organisation of events relevant to FOA publications
  • Help create and implement digital communications strategy
  • Providing administrative support

Person Specification:

  • Must have a degree or equivalent qualification
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate a good level of research skills
  • Must be efficient and well-organised
  • Must be flexible with time dependent on campaign needs, which will be reflective of the situation on the ground in Palestine
  • Must be proactive and willing to go the extra mile
  • Must be confident and willing to undertake new challenges
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to the Palestine cause
  • Must be able to work independently and part of a team

Closing Date: 23 April 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter addressed to Ismail Patel, to: info@foa.org.uk 

For further details or queries about this position, please email: info@foa.org.uk 

Website: http://foa.org.uk

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