HRDAP 2019 Salma Vincent


Human rights jobs are more than an everyday occupation. If you aspire to make a difference in the world, help others at your level, human rights careers are made for you!

At ISHR, we are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and value a diverse workforce. ISHR’s policy is to practice fair and non-discriminatory recruitment and selection procedures and strive for international and multicultural personnel. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or sex characteristics. ISHR also offers human rights internships which are a unique opportunity to make a first step in international human rights jobs.

At ISHR, we are looking for:

    • People who are inspired by and demonstrate their commitment to human rights and social change by their actions and professional and personal engagements
    • People who lead by examples
    • People who demonstrate integrity, respect and being collaborative
    • People who are entrepreneurial and don’t hesitate to take actions to have a positive impact
    • People who work in a flexible and yet strategic way
    • People who want to help to shape our organisation

Some of ISHR benefits include:

  • Flexible working arrangements: part-time work, working from home, flexible working hours
  • Paid sick leave 
  • 20 annual leave days
  • Office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • 11 bank holidays
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Benefits to support working parents:
    • 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker paid at 100%,
    • 10 days of parental leave for the secondary caretaker paid at 100%
    • Paid time off when child is sick 
    • Flexible working arrangements


Communications and Media Manager (Geneva)

Do you have a passion for communicating human rights stories effectively and for encouraging uptake by media and other sources? Under the supervision of the Communications Director, the Communications and Media Manager plays a key role in developing and implementing ISHR’s global communication strategy and in achieving ISHR’s campaign and advocacy objectives. As an aspect of this, the position will have significant responsibility for strengthening ISHR’s media engagement and profile.  

Applications are welcome on a rolling basis. Apply here.