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Legal Counsel

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Public Interest

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Date Last Verified

Sep 14, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 28, 2021

Posted on

Mar 29, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

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Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Counsel
Responsibilities: Engage in written and oral advocacy at related institutions. Create high-level alliances with government representatives and other allies. Work collectively with allies and build coalitions to promote a vision of authentic human rights. Draft interventions and submissions for the related institutions. Write scholarly articles, present at conferences, and conduct training events. Work effectively and creatively to achieve tangible success in processes. Work cross-team to coordinate advocacy efforts; support other teams as needed. Cooperate with Development team, including at speaking engagements and other events. Interact with media regarding advocacy matters and issues. Advise and work with allied lawyers on legal issues within areas of competence. Network and develop relationships with allied lawyers and organizations. Perform other related duties or special projects as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree or equivalent. Academic excellence. Multiple languages preferred. Relevant experience or work in human rights/the religious liberty area Proven track record of success High relational and interpersonal skills and social intelligence. Competence in computer equipment and technological software. Ability to: Write and speak with excellence in English. Both lead and support others. Comfortably work with persons of all Christian denominations, including Roman Catholic leaders. Research and draft sophisticated memos, interventions, and submissions at the highest level for UN and related institutions. Prepare and deliver oral presentations with excellence. Engage in debates and be able to counter arguments “on your feet”. Develop and implement strategy and tactics for succeeding on issues at the related institutions. Build coalitions and develop and maintain key relationships, allies, and alliances.

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New York City, NY 10271


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