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Reference: 74474

Date Added: 4 February 2020
Closing Date: 23 February 2020

Job Title: Legal and Policy Officer / Immigration Policy Officer

Working For: Open Rights Group

Location: London

Salary: £27,000 - £33,000 depending on experience (plus a 6% pension contribution)

Job Details

Legal and Policy Officer 

Person Specification
CRITERIA
ESSENTIAL:

  • A law degree or legal qualification in any jurisdiction.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Legal research skills.
  • Ability to work with and manage relationships with counsel and partner organisations.
  • Ability to work with and manage relationships with counsel and partner organisations.
  • A high degree of self-motivation.
  • Ability speak to publicly, including with the media and at conferences and meetings.
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Creativity and energy in approaching a workload consisting of large long-term projects.
  • Meticulous time and file management abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Confident using word processors, spreadsheets, email, and the Internet for research purposes.
  • Familiarity with international and domestic policy matters relating digital and human rights.
  • An interest in and aptitude for political and parliamentary engagement.
  • Right to work in the UK

DESIRABLE:

  • Project management experience.
  • Knowledge of digital rights law.


For full details please visit https://www.openrightsgroup.org/jobs 

Immigration Policy Officer

Person Specification
CRITERIA
ESSENTIAL:

  • At least 3 years experience in a policy and advocacy role.
  • Familiarity with international and domestic policy matters relating digital and human rights.
  • Research skills.
  • Policy analysis skills.
  • Events organising skills.
  • Ability to work with and manage relationships with partner organisations.
  • Ability to speak publicly, including with the media and at conferences and meetings.
  • A high degree of self-motivation.
  • An interest in and aptitude for political and parliamentary engagement.
  • Creativity and energy in approaching a workload consisting of large long-term projects.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience in immigration sector.
  • Knowledge of digital rights or relevant experience in digital policy.
  • Legal research skills.
  • Project management experience

For full details please visit https://www.openrightsgroup.org/jobs 

Closing Date: 23 February 2020

Interview/Start Dates

- Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in Central London. For the position of Policy and Legal Officer, please hold 4th and 5th March free for interviews. For the position of Immigration Poloicy Officer, please hold 3rd and 4th March 2020 free for interviews.

- Start Date: ASAP

Application Details

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter (no longer than 2 sides of A4), setting out how you are suited to the role by an email to al@openrightsgroup.org . All attachments must be sent in PDF format.

If you are applying for the position of Policy and Legal Officer, please ensure your email has the subject heading 'Policy and Legal Officer'.

If you are applying for the position of Immigration Policy Officer, please ensure your email has the subject heading ‘Immigration Policy Officer’.

Website: https://www.openrightsgroup.org/

Additional Notes