Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Bertha Justice Initiative Seeks Program Director (London)

Bertha UK Ltd is seeking a full-time Program Director for the Bertha Justice Initiative program. The successful candidate will be based in the Bertha offices in London. Bertha UK Ltd advises the Bertha Foundation in Geneva.

The Bertha Foundation supports forms of activism that aim to bring about change and champions those using media and law as tools to achieve their vision ( We envision a society where activists build collective power, stories come from many different voices, and law is a tool for justice.

The Bertha Justice Initiative, our law portfolio, is focused on promoting movement lawyering and human rights ( The program funds two-year fellowships for emerging lawyers – currently more than 100 lawyers in 17 countries – to work with and learn from the most exciting and progressive law firms, which are part of the Bertha Justice network.

We are looking for a new leader to head the Bertha Justice Initiative and to continue the program, which aims to inspire and support emerging lawyers around the world.

Application Instructions

Salary is commensurate with experience; generous benefits package included.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter that specifically addresses the candidate’s suitability to perform the job responsibilities detailed above to:

Deadline: 31 May 2016

Start date: As soon as possible

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Only those offered interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Bertha UK Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds to apply. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.


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Institute for Justice & Democracy In Haiti
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Boston, MA 02116

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