The Bar Human Rights Committee of England & Wales is recruiting for a new Executive Officer to lead and coordinate all aspects of BHRC’s work.

Download the full job description, person specification and instructions for applying here.

About BHRC

The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) is the international human rights arm of the Bar of England and Wales. It is independent of the Bar Council, and dedicated to promoting justice and respect for human rights through the rule of law. BHRC’s work includes the protection of advocates, judges, human rights defenders and the marginalised and vulnerable.

BHRC believes that the existence of an effective legal profession and infrastructure is a crucial pre-condition for the protection of civil liberties, democracy and justice.

BHRC’s membership comprises barristers called to the Bar of England and Wales, legal academics and law students.

It has an Executive Committee of eighteen members and an Advisory Board. The Executive Committee and membership offer their services pro bono.

Areas of responsibility

Under the supervision of the BHRC Chairperson and Executive, the Executive Officer will be responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of BHRC’s work. The role’s responsibilities cover communications, fundraising, event promotion, membership management, project management, financial management and administration.

How to apply

Please download the job description for full instructions on applying. If you have any questions please contact

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 5 June 2017