Advocacy Instructor, Online Advocacy Program

Details

  • Location: Various       
  • Date Posted: January 12, 2016
  • Application Deadline: Rolling 
  • Job Type: Consultant

Summary

EF’s Online Advocacy Program is seeking a consultant to instruct advocacy courses in an online setting. The instructor will report to Program Officer.

Duties

  • Instruct distance learning students, and interact with them on a daily basis;
  • Seed discussion questions in forums and monitor students’ involvement in the social learning platform;
  • Assist students in developing accurate and detailed advocacy strategies and campaign plans;  
  • Coach students as they implement their advocacy plans and campaigns based on the built coalitions and the developed media strategies;
  • Introduce additional resources to students as secondary reading materials;
  • Facilitate networking opportunities among the students through creative initiatives;
  • Evaluate the pre and post course exams in order to ascertain the knowledge gained of each student;
  • Provide an assessment of courses, including recommendations for changes in content, structure and activities.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in the social sciences, management or a relevant field;
  • Minimum five years of experience in campaigning and/or grassroots organizing and movement building;
  • Experience in resource mobilization for campaigns, interacting with the media and running social media campaigns;
  • Ability to introduce innovative ideas to engage and support civil society activists; 
  • Ability to operate independently to complete tasks and solve problems;
  • Familiarity with social media tools, blogging and content management systems such as WordPress, Drupal and Moodle;
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills;
  • Passion for empowering civil society and supporting campaigners and social activists;
  • Fluency in Farsi and English;
  • Previous advocacy working experience in Middle East is preferred.

Apply

To apply, please send resume to jobs@eurasia.org with “AIOA” in the subject line. 

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