Media Defence is a charity that provides legal defence to journalists, citizen journalists and independent media worldwide who are under threat for their reporting. Media Defence runs a training programme to defend, promote and strengthen freedom of expression online in East, West and Southern Africa, by supporting legal communities with technical legal expertise to litigate digital rights cases.
We are looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual with a commitment to excellence and professionalism to join the team as Project Assistant (French-speaking) on the Digital Rights Advocates Project. In this role, you will support Media Defence in administering the Digital Rights Advocates Project, which develops legal communities to defend, promote and strengthen freedom of expression online.
Media Defence is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
To download the full job description and person specification, please click here.
To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 November 2020.
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