Job Openings At Research Society of International Law (RSIL) Islamabad

RSIL Job Opening

Two Job Openings At Research Society of International Law (RSIL) Islamabad

 1) Communications Associate

The Research Society of International Law, Pakistan (RSIL) invites applications for the position of Communications Associate at its office in Islamabad.

The Communications Associate will assist the RSIL Coordination Department and the Executive Director in increasing visibility of RSIL among the general public, country offices of international NGOs, local NGOs, the Government of Pakistan and Provincial Governments and other development actors/ stakeholders in Pakistan by producing high-quality external communications, and further the public image of RSIL through positive media coverage and strategic branding.

The Communications Associate will be tasked with drafting and editing print and online materials such as website content, blogs, op-eds, press releases, social media posts, newsletters and other promotional materials.

The Communications Associate will also be involved in marketing and strategic planning, including but not limited to Google, Facebook and Twitter ads.

The position is based in Islamabad, and reports to the Executive Director, Directors (and Head of Department) and Coordinator.

Please read the application instructions carefully.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain RSIL social media; develop strategies and track the impact of RSIL’s social media;
  • Support both RSIL Offices (Lahore and Islamabad) with editing communication materials and improving the quality of their external promotions through consultations and training;
  • Collecting updated content for the website, communicating with both offices regarding the organization’s web pages, and editing and drafting content;
  • Organizing and prioritizing information gathered from RSIL staff for distribution;
  • Participate in and contribute to regularly scheduled meetings related to strategy and awareness campaigns, as well as ongoing information-sharing between Communications and other internal departments (notably, the Conflict Law Centre, the International Law Training Centre and RSIL Law Review);
  • Assist with RSIL events and promotions, including invitations, logistics, liaising with event management, live Tweeting, taking photos, and other communications;
  • Maintain and update media files, organize press clippings and photo files, and organize and manage collateral and promotional material inventory;
  • Maintain a list of journalists and media contacts;
  • The Communications Associate may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities;
  • Manage dissemination and distribution networks for RSIL’s original content, including all publications, at the Executive Director’s discretion.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, communications, mass media or other related disciplines;
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills;
  • Minimum 1-year professional experience with an international NGO, local NGO, think-tank, development organization, international mission or other such organization;
  • Experience in strategic outreach and creative marketing;
  • Experience in writing for the web and social media;
  • In-depth knowledge of social media usage and analytics; including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Tumblr, Instagram, Google +, Pinterest, etc;
  • Experience in writing press releases and maintaining media contact lists;
  • Ability to think out-of-the-box and take initiative;
  • Able to work independently and effectively in a team environment;
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with a proactive approach;
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite and able to learn new technology quickly.

Non-Essential Qualifications:

  • Video shooting and editing experience;
  • Experience with photography;
  • Experience with copywriting and editing;
  • Google Ads experience;
  • Experience working with the Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Regional language fluency.

Interested applicants must submit:

  • A detailed CV/ resumé
  • A cover letter – 600-1000 words, Times New Roman, 12 point font, justified
  • Links to websites or social media accounts they have managed or to their portfolios (OPTIONAL)

to,

Fahd Hasan Qaisrani
Research Associate, RSIL
fahd.qaisrani@rsilpak.org

Deadline for applications is 27th February, 2017.

RSIL offers competitive salaries and significant growth potential. For more information on RSIL please visit: www.rsilpak.org

Incomplete applications, or empty e-mails will not be considered.

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2) Junior Research Associate

The Research Society of International Law, Pakistan (RSIL) invites applications for the position of Junior Research Associate at its office in Islamabad.

Please read the applications instructions carefully.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Hold an LL.B degree from a recognized University;
  • Possess excellent written and spoken English language skills;
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint);
  • Be able to undertake independent legal research;
  • Must be able to work well in a team and multi-task.

The Junior Research Associate will work on a range of international and domestic legal issues pertaining to International Law.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research on a range of international and domestic legal areas;
  • Draft reports based on their research;
  • Participate in meetings and brainstorming sessions;
  • Interact with clients and partners;
  • Go to meetings, seminars, conferences and workshops (etc.) on behalf of RSIL and prepare notes on the same;
  • Deliver presentations and lectures on matters of international law, etc;
  • Assist in organizing workshops and conferences.

Interested applicants must submit:

  • A detailed CV/ resumé
  • A writing sample – 500 words, Times New Roman, 12 point font, justified. The sample does not need to be legal but must be on an area the applicant is passionate about

to,

Fahd Hasan Qaisrani
Research Associate, RSIL
fahd.qaisrani@rsilpak.org

Motivated fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for applications is 27th February, 2017.

RSIL offers competitive salaries and significant growth potential. For more information on RSIL please visit: www.rsilpak.org

Incomplete applications, or empty e-mails will not be considered.

RSIL

Research Society of International Law (RSIL) provides a perspective on both theoretical and practical applications of international law through analytical writing to both domestic and international stakeholders including the Government of Pakistan, non-governmental organizations, the legal fraternity, the media and the academia of Pakistan. It is the only international law think tank in Pakistan.



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