Program and Admin Assistant

By World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, on 5 January 2017

The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty, an alliance of more than 140 NGOs, bar associations, local authorities and unions, was created in Rome on 13 May 2002. The aim of the World Coalition is to strengthen the international dimension of the fight against the death penalty. Its ultimate objective is to obtain the universal abolition of the death penalty. The World Coalition gives a global dimension to the sometimes isolated action taken by its members on the ground. It complements their initiatives, while constantly respecting their independence.

Main tasks:
The World Coalition is recruiting an intern for a period of 6 months. The Intern will be in charge of:
•    Assisting the staff for the preparation of the international campaigns of the World Coalition and for the update of the Website:;
•    Participating in the logistics of World Coalition’s meetings and in the day-to-day management of the organisation.

An internship agreement with a university is compulsory
•    University degree in human rights, law, political sciences or humanities;
•    Good organisational and writing skills;
•    Perfect knowledge in one of the following languages: English or French, spoken and written, and working knowledge of the other language required;
•    Good computer knowledge and skills, in particular Microsoft Office and the Internet;
•    Willingness to work in a multicultural environment;
•    Familiarity with topics related to human rights and the death penalty is an asset;
•    Good knowledge of another language would be a plus.

We offer:
•    An international working environment;
•    Internship allowance of 500€ / month with an Internship agreement;
•    Contribution to transportation fees;
•    Lunch vouchers;
•    2,5 days leave per month;

Applications (cover letter, CV) should be sent by email to contact [at] For the internship starting in March 2017, please apply before 31 January. For the internship starting in September please apply between 1 April and 1 July.