Campaigner – South Africa (2775) at Amnesty International


  • Closing Date:3 March 2020
  • Directorate:Amnesty International National Office
  • Location:Johannesburg
  • Type:Permanent
  • Working Hours:40


Amnesty International UK seeks a Campaigner in our Johannesburg, South Africa Office.


As Amnesty International’s Campaigner in the South Africa National Office, you will lead on the development and implementation of overarching campaign strategies to deliver impact in relation to agreed human rights thematic priorities, providing campaign expertise, campaign management, political judgment and analytical, communication and representational skills. The thematic focus will include but not limited to criminal justice system, policing and human rights, Human Rights Defenders, business and human rights, freedom of expression, assembly and association, socio-economic rights and strategic partnerships.


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:

  • more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
  • more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

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If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.


Amnesty International is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.