Advocacy Adviser, Central & Eastern Europe


Center for Reproductive Rights

Remote (global)
  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (global)
  • Right to work requirements:Not specified
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:Central and Eastern Europe
Sexual & reproductive rights (SRHR) Health
Primary Responsibilities:
The Advocacy Advisor’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Monitor legal and policy developments on sexual and reproductive rights issues in Europe, with particular focus on Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Undertake legal and policy research and analysis of national laws and policies and international human rights law and standards.
  • Support the design and implementation of advocacy strategies and activities by liaising with and providing technical support to partners.
  • Help identify, build and maintain national level partnerships and collaboration with partner networks.
  • Contribute to drafting submissions, publications, and other materials on a variety of sexual and reproductive rights issues.
  • Support development and implementation of litigation strategies in Central and Eastern Europe in collaboration with local partners.
  • Support the development and implementation of communication strategies focusing on Central and Eastern Europe, including drafting press releases, social media and web site content.
  • Organize convenings, workshops, and other events and assist with preparation of presentations for conferences and meetings.
  • Assist with program administration, and support work planning, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and other institutional processes.
  • Support fundraising strategies, including through research, and drafting materials, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    • Master’s degree in law, human rights, political science, public policy or a related field.
    • Minimum 8 years of professional experience in sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, human rights, or related social justice field.
    • Knowledge of international and European human rights law, standards, and systems. 
    • Demonstrated experience in national level advocacy and legal or policy reform strategies in Central and Eastern Europe and in collaborating and partnering with NGOs and other civil society actors to achieve social justice goals.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including drafting and editing.
    • Strong research and analytical skills and ability to process complex information.
    • Strong critical thinking skills and creative approach.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills including ability to self-motivate, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. 
    • Strong commitment to the Center’s mission, purpose, and values.
    • Ability to travel for work.
    • Ability to work in a multicultural, diverse, and performance-driven environment.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English and at least one other European language, ideally a language from Central or Eastern Europe. 

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