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[NOW CLOSED] We’re recruiting: Human Resources and Operations Manager

[NOW CLOSED] We’re recruiting: Human Resources and Operations Manager

We are looking for a talented Human Resources and Operations Manager to coordinate our Human Resources, Information Technology and Office Management.

About Media Defence

Media Defence is a charity that helps media to defend their rights. We support independent media, journalists and citizen journalists who are under legal threat by making sure that lawyers are available to defend them. We engage in strategic litigation to improve the regulatory environment for media freedom, make grants to organisations in various countries to run media defence programmes, and build the capacity of the lawyers and organisations we work with on issues of media law.

Media Defence was set up in 2008 and has established itself as a leader in the field. To date, we have supported over 1,000 cases, helping hundreds of journalists in over 110 countries. Our work has helped prevent over 300 years of detention for media workers and avoided £500m in damages. We have supported 40 partners and have trained 144 lawyers.

About the role

We are looking for a talented Human Resources and Operations Manager to manage Human Resources, Information Technology and Office Management for a small but complex organisation. This is the first time Media Defence will benefit from targeted Human Resources and Operational support, so this role presents a great opportunity to shape the culture and processes of the organisation.

To see the full role description, salary range and specifications, click here.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your application, referencing ‘HR and Operations Manager’, to recruitment@mediadefence.org.

Your application must include:

• your CV (max. two pages); and

• a covering letter (max. two pages), explaining your motivation for applying for the role, along with how you will meet the criteria in the Person Specification.

The closing date for applications is Monday 28 November 2022.

Interviews will be held virtually during w/c 5 December 2022. A potential final round of interviews will take place during the w/c 12 December 2022.

If you have any questions relating to the role or the process or would like any adjustments made to accommodate your needs, please contact us at recruitment@mediadefence.org.

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