All Out is hiring a
NOTE: This is an 8-month temporary, paid (USD $1,000/month) position. The Fellow reports to our Nairobi-based Campaigns Manager.
Who we are:
All Out is a global movement for LGBT+ rights. Our mission is to build a world where no person will have to sacrifice their family or freedom, safety or dignity, because of who they are or who they love.
By mobilizing thousands of people around the world at key moments of crisis and opportunity, we are bringing people power to the movement for equality at an unprecedented rate. We use creative campaigning tactics – both online and offline – to capture global attention around the fight for the rights of LGBT+ people.
Who we are hiring:
We're hiring a Campaigns Fellow to support our campaigning and mobilization efforts in Kenya.
This is an opportunity to develop skills and experience in using the internet to mobilize people power and push for LGBT+ rights. It is also a chance to help us strengthen our network of partnerships with LGBT+ activists and organizations within the country and the region.
The ideal candidate for this role should be excited about developing and delivering big ideas and acting boldly. They should be innovative and self-sufficient.
The Fellow reports to our Nairobi-based Campaigns Manager and will be based in Kenya themselves.
Note that you should have a working computer with audio / video conferencing capabilities, a reliable internet connection, and all the necessary permits and authorizations to work in the country you’re based in. As a US non-profit, All Out will not be able to request or sponsor a work permit on your behalf.
This is a temporary 8-month contracted position. The salary is USD $1,000 per month, for 20 hours per week. The fellow should be available for the consecutive 8-month period.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other. We strongly encourage applications from trans people and gender-nonconforming people.
Work with the Campaigns Manager to develop and deliver online mobilization campaigns for LGBT+ rights in Kenya. This would include story-telling campaigns, petitions and crowdfunders, among others.
Support members of the All Out community and LGBT+ organizations in Kenya in developing and delivering their own mobilization and fundraising campaigns delivered through All Out’s distributed campaigning and fundraising platform.
Establish and manage relationships with LGBT+ organizations in Kenya.
Develop original and engaging content for campaigns. This content will be shared on email, newsletters and social channels.
Design and implement strategies to ensure our mobilization campaigns have a real-world impact.
Help prepare and support activist trainings.
Assist with organizing events as required.
Work collaboratively with campaigners, fellows, and volunteers, helping them think creatively and execute on ambitious campaigning goals.
Essential skills and experience:
At least 2 years of professional experience, ideally in communications, advocacy or digital Marketing, or an equivalent amount of volunteer experience with LGBT+ organizations or other social justice groups.
Fluency in verbal and written English.
A solid understanding of issues impacting LGBT+ rights in Kenya and Africa;
Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to produce engaging content;
Demonstrated ability to build and manage partnerships;
Meticulous attention to detail, while working in a fast-paced environment;
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently;
A collaborative, flexible and open-minded working style;
An entrepreneurial and self-motivated attitude;
Cultural sensitivity and the ability to work effectively with an international team;
A commitment to strengthening the voice of LGBT+ people as a path toward progressive change.
The ideal candidate will also have some (or all!) of the following skills:
Experience in online mobilization and campaigning;
An understanding of and existing relationships within the LGBT+ movement in Kenya and Africa;
Experience working remotely.
In order to apply for this position, click the button 'Apply for this position' below and fill out the form. You should also submit your résumé and a cover letter explaining your motivation for joining All Out. Both documents should be written in English, submitted in PDF format. Each document should be no longer than 2 pages of A4.
The deadline to apply for this position is 25 February, 2024, 11:59 pm (Eastern African Time).
Applications received after this date will not be reviewed.