Senior Communications Advisor

Amnesty International

Have you recently developed innovative communication strategies?

Are you passionate about Human Rights?

The Senior Communications Advisor is an opportunity to oversee the production and delivery of Crisis Response’s communication outputs for Amnesty International.

The role will provide short-term support to craft media strategies, produce media outputs, and pitch story ideas relating to the Crisis Response Programme’s work on armed conflicts and other human rights crises around the world.

The role will ensure the consistently high quality of a large volume of crisis response outputs produced for external print, digital and broadcast media, and other platforms.


You will be passionate about Human Rights while having proven experience developing communication outputs, particularly regarding human rights crises. You will be confidently able to use your knowledge of broadcasting media to assist the Crisis Response programme with research and advocacy communications.


  • Substantial, relevant and recent experience in a senior role in journalism or public relations at a global organization, with a proven track record in leading on the development and implementation of innovative communication strategies.
  • Substantial experience of editing others’ work to a high standard and on tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of traditional and digital media globally, with established contacts at key media organizations.
  • Detailed knowledge of – and experience of engaging with – current and emerging communications trends and developments, including using social media platforms to disseminate targeted messaging to specific audiences.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of other global languages an advantage.


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

Amnesty International encourages candidates from all over the world to apply.

What we hope you will do next.

If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.**

How to apply

Closing date: 18-Oct-22