Job o' the Day: Labor Law and Policy in the Nation's Capital

The International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF), a nonprofit located in Washington, DC, seeks a Senior Policy Analyst to lead our policy advocacy for workers’ rights in Latin America and Africa and to coordinate our anti-discrimination programs – including the Rights for Working Women campaign. The ILRF is an advocacy organization dedicated to achieving just and humane treatment for workers worldwide. More information about ILRF is available at LaborRights.org.

This position will require a broad range of knowledge about international labor rights instruments, trade and labor linkages and the various legal mechanisms (e.g. GSP petitions, OECD-NCP complaints, etc), which can support and help shape labor rights advocacy campaigns. An ideal candidate is one who has worked with a labor union and/or is interested in working with a small, fast paced NGO and is an independent, innovative and driven individual.

Meet the qualifications?:

  • 3+ years experience on public policy or drafting of reports
  • 3+ years experience on labor and human rights issues, preferably with international focus
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and lead work streams
  • Ability to multi-task and work creatively
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Fluency in Spanish and English (written & oral); knowledge of French, Creole or Portuguese also helpful
  • Strong computer, research and writing skills, proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree required and graduate degree in law or public policy preferred

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