Entry-level part-time consultancy opportunity at ILGA World:
(Chinese language skills required)
Deadline for applications: March 12, 2021 – 1:00 PM (Central European Time)
Duration: 6 months, starting 22 March 2021
How to apply: Complete the application form
Part-time: up to 20 hours a week
Compensation: CHF 750.-/month
Modality: Remote work
ILGA World is hiring a consultant to work on media monitoring. Working up to 20 hours a week under the direction of the Research Coordinator, the consultant will help ILGA World with media monitoring on SOGIESC issues. The consultant will process information coming in from all regions of the world and will participate in weekly debriefing meetings.
- Monitor media and other sources reporting on SOGIESC issues using internal tools provided by ILGA World.
- Participate in conference calls and meetings.
- Reporting to other members of the team on specific issues of interest.
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).
- 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), paid in up to six monthly instalments.
- 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.
- Previous involvement with local/regional organisations working on SOGIESC issues (including volunteer work).
- Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, equivalent to C1 level (working language of the team). Additionally, candidates must read/understand Chinese (minimum: B2 level).
- Ability to multi-task and work remotely and independently.
- No previous working experience needed.
- No professional degree required.
- Previous experience in news clipping (including volunteer work).
- Familiarity with media outlets from/covering East Asian countries.
- Ability to read other Asian languages such as Korean, Japanese, Thai, Lao, Khmer or Vietnamese.
- Basic knowledge of UN Human Rights Mechanisms.
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 contractors and aim to ensure that all such individuals receive equal treatment 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.