Multilingual Community Building Officer

About CIVICUS

CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 7000 members in 175 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and strengthen the power of people to organise by supporting a more accountable, effective and innovative civil society. We strive to promote excluded voices, especially from the Global South.

About the Role

This role will be an introduction to international civil society and diversity and inclusion (D&I). This role will be expected to support the Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator with building a diverse and inclusive community in all regions and in different languages. This role will work directly with different types of civil society organizations and support their needs on increasing their work on D&I. This role will be 50% administrative to keep the D&I programmes running smoothly. This role will also take on an array of tasks to get a rounded experience of working with an international civil society organization.

We require an individual with a unique set of skills, who is proficient in relationship building and committed to diversity and inclusion.

Key Requirements                                                                              

  • Should have a degree or relevant activist experience in matters related to diversity and inclusion
  • Must be fluent in English, French and Spanish in reading, writing and speaking
  • Relationship management
  • Administrative skills

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How to Apply

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business on the 23 August 2019. Interested candidates should email their application to

Your application should comprise of

  • A full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, and relevant achievements
  • A covering note of not more than 1 page outlining your motivation for applying for the role.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted by 28 August 2019 to schedule interviews.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within three weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.