Consultancy opportunities: media monitoring and documentation at ILGA World

 

Three consultancy opportunities at ILGA World
Media monitoring and documentation

 Consultancy 1: Africa and Middle East
Consultancy 2: Asia and Oceania-Pacific
Consultancy 3: Europe and Americas

Duration: 6 months each, starting January 1, 2020.
How to apply: Complete the application form and e-mail it prior to the deadline to research@ilga.org
Deadline for applications: Monday 18 November 2019 – 1:00 PM (Central European Time)

ILGA World is hiring three consultants to work on media monitoring and documentation, focusing on three different parts of the world: Africa and Middle East; Asia and Oceania-Pacific; and Europe and the Americas. Working closely with both the research and the communications department, the consultants will help ILGA World improving their insights about regional mainstream, LGBTI and alternative media, and streamlining its collection of documents, human rights reports and legal documents on SOGIESC issues.


Who can apply?

The three consultancies have a focus on specific geographical regions. However, citizenship or residency within each region is not a requirement. Candidates can apply for up to two of the three consultancies simultaneously.

 Responsibilities

  • Provide the Senior Communications Officer and the Senior Research Officer with media monitoring, news clipping and internal reporting.
  • Support the Senior Research Officer with the collection of documents, human rights reports and legal documents on SOGIESC issues.
  • Monitor press coverage on specific SOGIESC issues.
  • Participate in conference calls and meeting agendas.

 Performance of duties and compensation

  • Consultants are required to work remotely and to secure their own stable internet connection during the whole consultancy (6 months).
  • For each of the three consultancy positions, ILGA World shall pay the Consultant, in full and exclusive compensation for the services rendered, a maximum service fee of CHF 4,500 (four thousand five hundred swiss francs), which can be paid in up to six monthly instalments if desired.
  • The Consultant shall organize the activity freely subject to the adequate performance of the services – provided that they are able to provide daily updates to the reports.
  • The consultancy does not provide migration benefits or visa sponsorship by ILGA World to come to Geneva.

 Requirements

  • Proficient knowledge on regional issues related to SOGIESC and of mass, LGBTI and alternative media that specialise or publish issues related to SOGIESC. General knowledge of mass and alternative media in the region.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in conducting online research. Good command of Boolean operators.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Additionally, candidates must speak/understand:

For Consultancy 1 (Africa and Middle East): Arabic.
For Consultancy 2 (Asia and Oceania-Pacific): Chinese.
For Consultancy 3 (Europe and Americas): Spanish.

  • Involvement in communications or other activities with local or regional civil society organisations working on sexual, gender and bodily diversity issues.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word and Excel) and Google online tools (especially Google Alerts, Google News, Google Scholar).
  • Ability to multi-task and work remotely and independently.

 Desired abilities

  • Previous experience in news clipping (including volunteer work). Working knowledge of news clipping software (i.e. Meltwater).
  • Basic knowledge of UN Human Rights Mechanisms.
  • Ability to read other languages.

For Consultancy 1 (Africa and Middle East): Farsi, French or Urdu.
For Consultancy 2 (Asia and Oceania-Pacific): Korean, Japanese or Malay.
For Consultancy 3 (Europe and Americas): Portuguese, French or Russian.

Please find instructions on how to apply and key dates in the application pack

 


ILGA World is an Equal Opportunities Employer

ILGA World is committed to social justice, regardless of any individual or group characteristics, including gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex characteristics, race, age, disability, ability, economic status, national origin, religion, ethnicity, and historical, cultural and geographic experiences, nonetheless recognizing the unique challenges faced by individuals with each of these characteristics and by those with intersecting identities.
We offer fair treatment to all current and potential employees, interns and contractors and aim to ensure that all such individuals receive equal treatment (including access to employment, training and opportunities for promotion, as relevant) regardless of any personal attribute as listed above.
ILGA World promotes gender and equality mainstreaming and it actively promotes equality in all policies and actions. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Lesbian and bisexual women, intersex persons, trans and gender-non-binary persons, and persons from the Global South are especially encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. If more than one applicant is considered to be equally qualified for the position, priority will be given to applicants coming from marginalized and/or underrepresented groups.

 

Media monitoring and documentation

 Consultancy 1: Africa and Middle East
Consultancy 2: Asia and Oceania-Pacific
Consultancy 3: Europe and Americas

Duration: 6 months each, starting January 1, 2020.
How to apply: Complete the application form and e-mail it prior to the deadline to research@ilga.org
Deadline for applications: Monday 18 November 2019 – 1:00 PM (Central European Time)

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