[ETAN-key] ETAN seeks Part-time Advocacy Coordinator
John M Miller
fbp at igc.org
Wed Oct 8 08:55:36 PDT 2008
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) seeks part-time
The Advocacy Coordinator will work with ETAN's National Coordinator
(based in New York) to lead our advocacy work in Washington, DC. We
seek somebody who understands how the U.S. government works, yet can
see beyond election cycles and will not be limited by what is
considered possible. The Advocacy Coordinator can be based anywhere
on the East Coast but will have to regularly travel to Washington.
A successful candidate will:
-Have significant experience working with Congress and the
legislative process from a grassroots perspective. Experience working
with the Administration is also helpful.
-Be able to mobilize grassroots pressure to change government policy.
-Have the initiative and organizational skills needed for a flexible
position with limited supervision.
-Be able to share some administrative and fundraising duties.
-Have significant experience working on international human rights
issues (experience with Indonesia and Timor-Leste preferred).
The position will be half-time (averaging 20 hours/week), with a
salary in the $15,000 range. To apply, please send a cover letter,
resume and writing sample to jobs at etan.org by December 15, 2008.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
ETAN is a U.S.-based grassroots organization working in solidarity
with the peoples of East Timor and Indonesia. ETAN educates,
organizes, and advocates for human rights, women's rights, societal
and economic justice, democracy and genuine self-determination in
East Timor. ETAN works for justice for historic and ongoing crimes
against humanity, war crimes, and human rights violations in East
Timor and Indonesia. Read more at www.etan.org.
Support ETAN's advocacy work by making a secure financial
contribution, just go to http://etan.org/etan/donate.htm or mailing a
check to the address below:
East Timor Timor & Indonesia Network
PO Box 21873, Brooklyn, NY 11202-1873 USA
Phone: (718)596-7668 etan at etan.org
Web site: http://www.etan.org
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