Countries: Belgium, France, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America
Organization: Human Rights Watch
Closing date: 1 Dec 2021
Human Rights Watch (HRW) advances human rights worldwide by investigating wrongs, exposing facts, offering solutions, and challenging those with power to respect rights. The Media Department, which includes the Digital Division and several other units, creates, and implements communications strategies to expand support for human rights, increase media coverage, influence people across key markets, and reach new audiences.
The Digital Division is seeking a Full Stack Drupal Developer to maintain HRW’s Drupal 9 website, improve the overall user–experience, provide technical support for web-based projects, and help execute the team’s strategy. This is a one-year, fixed term position with the possibility of extension dependent on funding. The position will preferably be based in New York, U.S.A., but any location with an overlapping time zone may be considered. This position reports to the Digital Deputy Director.
Due to COVID-19, many of our global offices are currently closed or operating in reduced capacities. The successful candidate may be required to work remotely initially, or as local mandates require. We recognize that this moment, during the COVID-19 pandemic, is a uniquely difficult time for most people, particularly those with caregiving responsibilities, and we aim to be as flexible and supportive as possible in both the recruitment for and onboarding of this position.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience is required. An advanced degree is preferred.
Experience: At least 5 years of mixed frontend and backend web development and infrastructure support experience, with an emphasis in Drupal 8/9 CMS. Full stack LAMP knowledge and Drupal 8/9 is required.
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Salary and Benefits: HRW seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits. HRW offers a relocation assistance package and will assist employees in obtaining necessary work authorization, if required; citizens of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
Human Rights Watch is strong because it is diverse. We actively seek a diverse applicant pool and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Human Rights Watch does not discriminate on the basis of disability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or criminal record. We welcome all kinds of diversity. Our employees include people who are parents and nonparents, the self-taught and university educated, and from a wide span of socio-economic backgrounds and perspectives on the world. Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer.
Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.
How to apply:
Please apply immediately or by December 1, 2021, by visiting our online job portal at careers.hrw.org and attaching a letter of interest, resume or CV, preferably as PDF files. No calls or email inquiries, please. Only complete applications will be reviewed, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application submission, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to the large response, application submissions via email will not be accepted and inquiries regarding the status of applications will go unanswered.