“It is impossible to not be enthused by Human Rights at Sea and the dedicated team of people involved.”
“Human Rights at Sea has been a unique and important part of my professional development.”
The Human Rights at Sea team is looking for high quality individuals for office-based and remote access pro bono internships lasting between 3-6 months. Based out of the Head Office on the South Coat of England, interns will be an intergral part of assisting in the exciting development of a rapidly emerging international maritime human rights organisation. In return, the Human Rights at Sea team will provide structured and monitored internships, individual mentoring, the opportunity to add unique work experience to personal CV’s and where applicable as a result of proven ability, provide supporting post-internship references. Human Rights at Sea will pay, where applicable, travel and agreed incidental expenses. Human Rights at Sea prides itself on the provision of equal opportunities to all interns.
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Working environment & Expectation Management
The Human Rights at Sea charity works within a fast moving environment that requires exceptional personal qualities in order to:
Work both as part of a team and where necessary, autonomously
Meet and exceed deadlines for verbal and written work
Grow contacts, identify and maximise collaborative opportunities
Passionately advocate the Human Rights at Sea position, aim, charitable objectives and vision
Represent Human Rights at Sea at national and international events where applicable
Publicly speak on behalf of Human Rights at Sea while acting as a positive role model and Human Rights at Sea representative
Constantly seek opportunities to expose, profile and develop the Human Rights at Sea platform globally
Develop commercial opportunities for Human Rights at Sea to engage with the maritime industry and the wider international community
Seize the initiative whenever and wherever applicable and continually maintain Human Rights at Sea development momentum
Not bring Human Rights at Sea into disrepute in anyway, whatsoever
Initiative, energy & drive
Batchelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
Masters equivalent where applicable
Excellent command of spoken and written English
Maritime, legal, commercial, civil society or NGO experience
Other applicable experience
A sense of humour
Commercial, project development, media and fundraising experience
Project management and entrepreneurial experience
NGO sector experience
How to apply
Applications should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications must include:
A covering letter introducing the candidate and reasons for applying. Full CV. Personal references and two examples of written work.
Applications for each position advertised will be initially reviewed within 14 working days of receipt.
Applicants will be graded according to the essential and desirable qualities, the quality of the submitted covering letter, CV, references and the submitted paper. All decisions are taken at the sole discretion of the HRAS reviewers.
Applicants will be informed by email whether or not they have been successful in their application.
Unsuccessful candidates can be provided with feedback.
Successful candidates from the initial review may be called to interview in London.
The successful candidate(s) will be offered a position in writing and upon acceptance, will commence the internship as defined by the HRAS Founder, or in his absence, a deputised individual.
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