HRE Instructional Designer


Location – London, Oslo, Tunis, Jerusalem, New York, Mexico City, Colombo, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Dakar, Brussels, or Geneva

Salary grade and benefits will vary country dependent

Are you a passionate educator? Do you have skills and experience with education technology? Do you want to play an important role in working towards a world where everyone knows and can claim their human rights?


Amnesty International’s Human Rights Education team is looking for an experienced instructional designer to develop diverse online learning experiences on human rights. You will be part of the Global Instructional Design team which sits within the HRE team and leads on the design of key, public-facing educational outputs from Amnesty International.


You are an educator first and foremost. You’re able to come up with effective strategies for people to gain new knowledge, skills and attitudes—and you’re able to get people excited about learning. You have a unique sensitivity towards being inclusive, taking into account learners’ diverse needs, preferences, and life experiences. You have a penchant for creative methods and approaches, and you’re not afraid to try something new.


Design and draft public online HRE products in collaboration with the instructional design team and other colleagues, according to team priorities and work plans Produce educational outputs according to specific timelines and agreed budget, ensuring deliverables are produced to a high standard and in a timely manner Support the work of Amnesty’s national entities, including contributing to the development of HRE programs and adapting existing materials SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of, education in and experience with pedagogy, participatory approaches to education and adult learning models Experience in learner-centred instructional design Experience with the instructional design process, especially the ability to project manage the collaborative creation of online courses and to develop content proactively Aptitude for developing innovative and creative ideas to use education technology to support effective HRE work Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and, preferably, working knowledge of French, Spanish or additional languages ABOUT US

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

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.


*N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.***


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