NewsUncategorizedJuly 1, 2024

We are hiring! Applications for Communications, Events & Projects Assistant now open

The Bar Human Rights Committee of England & Wales (BHRC) is seeking an energetic, organised, and experienced professional to support the Project Team and Committee in delivering exciting and impactful international human rights work. We are looking for a Communications, Events, and Projects Assistant (part-time) who is proactive and efficient with an eye for detail, who has experience working with smaller organisations, and who has a flexible and can-do attitude. The primary responsibilities would be to assist with BHRC communications, events organisation, and project administration. An interest in human rights issues or international development would be of benefit.

BHRC is the international human rights arm of the Bar of England and Wales, working to protect the rights of advocates, judges and human rights defenders around the world. BHRC is concerned with defending the rule of law and internationally recognised legal standards relating to human rights and the right to a fair trial. It is independent of the Bar Council. BHRC’s mission is to protect and promote international human rights through the rule of law, by using the international human rights law expertise of some of the UK’s most experienced and talented human rights barristers, who work pro bono.

To apply for this role, please provide:

  • CV (maximum 2 sides of A4) outlining previous experience; and
  • Cover Letter (maximum 500 words) explaining why you applied for this job and how you meet the person specification.
  • Interviews will take place on the 16, 17 and 18 July, candidates should let us know in advance if they cannot make these dates. Please also include your start date availability in your application.

Applications sent without a cover letter will not be considered. The names and contact details of two referees will be sought prior to any offer of employment. Please do not include them in your application.

Please send your application by email to by 11pm Sunday 14th July.

Please indicate “BHRC Communications, Events, and Projects Assistant” and your name in the subject heading. Please provide all documents as PDF files. You must already have the right to work in the UK.

Please see the role description for more details: 

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