Amnesty International Turkey is looking for a Director responsible for delivering the human rights goals of Amnesty International in Turkey. In cooperation with the Board and the International Secretariat, the director is responsible for the following tasks: Conducting an effective human rights agenda with skills for organizational management and leadership, Representation of the AI movement, Operational Management.

This position is an excellent opportunity for someone passionate about human rights with high leadership qualities.

Please click here to see the job description for the full list of and details on responsibilities, skills and experience required. 


Interested candidates, please send the application form and the CV in both English and Turkish to [email protected] with REF: DIR2202 in the subject line by September 30 2022. 

Amnesty Turkey is not able to respond to every applicant individually due to the anticipated high number of applications. We thank all applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Section Director Job Description

Başvuru Formu

Application Form


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. 

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international, and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they are denied. And whether we are applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or offline and online campaigning, we are all inspired by hope for a better world: One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere. 

At Amnesty International Turkey, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement.  

Equality and Diversity Statement: Equality and diversity are at the core of Amnesty Turkey values. Staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.  AI Turkey is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of such as gender, race, ethnic origin, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, sexual identity, and culture. Individuals from minority groups, women, LGBTI+’s, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Sexual Harassment Statement: AI Turkey does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination.  

Conflict of Interest Statement: Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with AI’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality), or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed. 

All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.