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Available Positions

  • Learning Associate
  • Partnership Associate 
  • Multimedia Associate
Working Environment To be discussed with short-listed candidates. Compensation & Benefits Fortify Rights seeks exceptional applicants and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer: Fortify Rights is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible team, actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants.
Working Environment To be discussed with short-listed candidates. Compensation & Benefits Fortify Rights seeks exceptional applicants and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer: Fortify Rights is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible team, actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants.
Working Environment To be discussed with short-listed candidates. Compensation & Benefits Fortify Rights seeks exceptional applicants and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Equal Opportunity Employer: Fortify Rights is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible team, actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants.

How to Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to: recruitment@fortifyrights.org with the position in the subject line. For Visual Design Associate, email also your portfolio.

This post will remain open until filled.

Location: Southeast Asia

Contract: 1 year, renewable

Learning Associate

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW: 

Fortify Rights works to ensure human rights for all. We investigate human rights violations, engage people with power, and strengthen the work of human rights defenders and affected communities. We believe in the influence of evidence-based research, the power of strategic truth telling, and the importance of working in close collaboration with individuals, communities, and movements pushing for change. Fortify Rights is an independent, nonprofit organization based in Southeast Asia and registered in the United States and Switzerland. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Learning Associate supports the team in understanding the effectiveness of Fortify Rights’ strategies with a view towards maximizing human rights impacts. In coordination with relevant team members, the Learning Associate supports the development and management of systems, tools, and studies to capture learnings and improve the effectiveness of Fortify Rights’ activities. The Learning Associate is responsible for monitoring, tracking, and reporting on the outcomes and impacts of Fortify Rights’ activities and outputs through Fortify Rights’ impact database. The Learning Associate also supports the production of quality, comprehensive, and accurate material for donors and prospective donors. The Learning Associate is an integral member of Fortify Rights’ growing team with technical expertise to maximize and scale the organization’s impact. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide overall management to Fortify Rights’ impact monitoring and learning systems. 
  • With support from the executive team and relevant team members, lead the process of developing systems and tools to capture learnings as well as evaluate and assess the effectiveness of Fortify Rights’ activities. Manage and maintain these and existing systems and tools. 
  • Identify and maintain accurate, complete, and up-to-date information on Fortify Rights’ strategic activities, outputs, outcomes, and impacts. Support Human Rights Specialists and other relevant team members in reporting relevant information. Give internal presentations and produce weekly and quarterly impact monitoring reports for team members.
  • Support the development and management of Fortify Rights’ media library to ensure impact-related media is properly archived and tagged for easy retrieval.
  • Support the routine maintenance of Fortify Rights’ contact list effectiveness of our outreach.
  • Track and input relevant qualitative and quantitative data into internal systems.
  • Coordinate and support in-house and external independent evaluations of Fortify Rights’ programs and operations. Oversee Fortify Rights’s feedback collection processes and support internal review sessions.
  • Support the production of quality, comprehensive, and accurate material for donors and prospective donors. Provide necessary qualitative and quantitative data on Fortify Rights’ strategic activities, outputs, and impacts to support the development of grant proposals, grant renewals, fundraising materials, and other material. Identify appropriate impact-related media to support the production of donor-related materials.
  • Develop a sound understanding of Fortify Rights’ work and projects to be able to professionally represent the organization. 
  • Work closely in collaboration with the Fortify Rights team to constructively build the organization, support its expansion, streamline its systems, and ensure its sustainability. 
  • Perform other tasks as requested. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in relevant fields and/or at least two years of monitoring and evaluation work experience.  
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in Asia.
  • Familiarity with human rights issues, preferably within the context of Asia.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills. Excellent organization and time management skills. 
  • Ability to self-manage and work efficiently in a fast-paced but flexible environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication, and experience in a multi-ethnic team. 
  • Sound judgment and ability to take initiative.
  • Willingness to travel. 
  • Fluency in written and verbal English required. Additional language skills preferred. 
  • Applicants from Asia preferred.
  • Data science, data analytics, and/or data visualization experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Airtable, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft BI, and/or other monitoring, evaluation, and learning tools preferred. 
Partnership Associate 

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW: 

Fortify Rights works to ensure human rights for all. We investigate human rights violations, engage people with power, and strengthen the work of human rights defenders and affected communities. We believe in the influence of evidence-based research, the power of strategic truth telling, and the importance of working in close collaboration with individuals, communities, and movements pushing for change. Fortify Rights is an independent, nonprofit organization based in Southeast Asia and registered in the United States and Switzerland. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The  Partnership Associate works closely with the Development team to ensure adequate resources are available to support the activities of Fortify Rights. With support from Fortify Rights’s Regional Director, Grants Associate, and other relevant team members, the  Partnership Associate supports engagement with donors, both private and institutional, the management of Fortify Rights’ donor portfolio, and the maintenance of positive communications with donors. The  Partnership Associate is responsible for identifying, developing and cultivating relationships with potential donors, maintaining accurate, complete, and up-to-date information on prospective gifts and grants, and supporting the development of fundraising activities and other engagement with private and institutional donors. The  Partnership Associate is an integral member of Fortify Rights’ young and growing team with technical expertise to maximize and scale the organization’s impact. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide overall management to Fortify Rights’ gift and grant-related activities. 
  • Regularly research and identify prospective donors that align with Fortify Rights’ mandate and strategic approach. Develop and maintain accurate, complete, and up-to-date information on prospective donors.  
  • With support from the Regional Director, Grants Associate, executive team, and other relevant team members, lead the process of developing clear, complete, and high-quality communications to donors and prospective donors. 
  • Develop concept notes and grant proposals, compile and prepare necessary supporting documentation, and coordinate with relevant team members to finalize materials for private and institutional donors.
  • With support from the Regional Director, executive team, and relevant team members, lead the process of developing clear, complete, and high-quality periodic reports and/or communications on project activities, impacts, and challenges. Develop draft report narratives, compile and prepare necessary supporting documentation, and coordinate with relevant team members to finalize report packages.
  • Lead the coordination of events, activities aimed at developing relationships with private and institutional donors.
  • In coordination with the Regional Director and executive team, liaise with and serve as a communication focal point for prospective and current private donors to Fortify Rights. Support engagement and cultivation of strong relationships with potential donors and institutions.
  • Develop a sound understanding of Fortify Rights’ work and projects to be able to professionally represent the organization to donors and other external actors. 
  • Work closely in collaboration with the Fortify Rights team to constructively build the organization, support its expansion, and ensure its sustainability. 
  • Perform other tasks as requested. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in relevant fields and/or at least three years of work experience in grant portfolio management and/or individual fundraising.  
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in Asia.
  • Familiarity with human rights issues, preferably within the context of Asia.
  • Excellent writing, organization, and time management skills. Strong attention to details and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to self-manage and work efficiently in a fast-paced but flexible environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication, and experience in a multi -ethnic team. 
  • Sound judgment and ability to take initiative.
  • Willingness to travel.  
  • Fluency in written and verbal English required. Additional language skills preferred. 
  • Applicants from Southeast Asia preferred.
Multimedia Associate

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW: 

Fortify Rights works to ensure human rights for all. We investigate human rights violations, engage people with power, and strengthen the work of human rights defenders and affected communities. We believe in the influence of evidence-based research, the power of strategic truth telling, and the importance of working in close collaboration with individuals, communities, and movements pushing for change. Fortify Rights is an independent, nonprofit organization based in Southeast Asia and registered in the United States and Switzerland. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

The Multimedia Associate supports the Fortify Rights Multimedia Specialists in producing high-impact films and other multimedia content for publication. The Multimedia Associate works closely with Fortify Rights’ team members and partners to advance the development of films, animations, photography projects, audio productions, and other mediums. They also support the Multimedia Specialists in expanding the abilities of human rights defenders and affected communities to use multimedia for the promotion and protection of human rights by facilitating tailored workshops, participatory trainings, and through other means. The Multimedia Associate receives strategic direction and technical oversight from the Multimedia Specialists. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In collaboration with the Multimedia Specialists, support the production, filming, and editing of high-impact human rights films, photo exhibitions, audio productions, animations, and other media content for distribution online and via other platforms.
  • Support the analysis and documentation of human rights violations through multimedia presentations for both public and private distribution. Develop scripts, storyboards, photo captions, and other narrative guides that provide a sound analysis of research findings within the framework of international human rights and humanitarian law along with concrete recommendations to address specific violations
  • Prepare in a timely and professional manner materials for external requests for multimedia, including film footage and photographs, and prepare multimedia packages for the news media comprising photographs, film footage, and other materials in advance of events by Fortify Rights and its partners. 
  • In coordination with Fortify Rights’ country-based teams, contribute to tailored workshops and participatory trainings for Fortify Rights’ partners including human rights defenders and affected communities, on effective communications’ strategies and technical tools. 
  • Facilitate the timely and accurate translation of written documents including interview transcripts, publications, research material, etc. Facilitate necessary interpretation to support Fortify Rights’ activities. 
  • Work closely with Fortify Rights’ development team to contribute to fundraising and monitoring and evaluation processes. Contribute to timely reporting through regular monitoring and reporting on project activities and support the development team in tracking and gathering data to evaluate the progress of projects.
  • Work closely in collaboration with the Fortify Rights team to ensure effectiveness, scale the organization’s impact, and ensure sustainability. 
  • Perform other tasks as requested. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A degree in relevant fields or comparable work experience. 
  • Experience producing high-quality and creative multimedia projects—including film, photography, and audio production—preferably in the field of human rights or journalism. Basic knowledge of animation is a bonus.
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite. Additional experience with Procreate and Blender preferred.
  • Experience in all relevant aspects of multimedia work, including script development, storyboarding, video editing, photography, sound recording, motion graphics and animation.
  • Experience in international human rights research, documentation, strategic advocacy, working with and providing support to human rights defenders, including at a community-level is preferred.
  • Experience working with nonprofit organizations in Southeast Asia.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong creative-thinking, organization, problem-solving, and time management skills. 
  • Ability to self-manage and work efficiently in a fast-paced but flexible environment. 
  • A willingness to learn and contribute to a positive team environment.
  • Familiarity with human rights issues, preferably within the context of Southeast Asia;
  • Willingness to travel within Southeast Asia. 
  • Fluency in written and verbal English required. Additional language skills preferred. 

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