Deputy Returning Officer (Voluntary Role)

Hours per week
4/5 meetings a year - however a significant time commitment is required at certain times of the year.
Salary details
Unpaid - expenses only
Contact email

Are you interested in Amnesty International UK’s Section’s governance? Do you have an interest in elections and AGMs voting procedures? We are looking for a Deputy Returning Officer to assist the Returning Officer in this important role, and to take on the role of the future Returning Officer 
The successful candidate would be assisting the current Returning Officer to coordinate Amnesty International UK Section's Board elections and the governance role elections and voting on the resolutions at the Annual General Meeting. 

The expected length of term with for this role will be 1 year from July 2019 to June 2020. There is an expectation (all being well) that the successful candidate for the Deputy Returning Officer role will subsequently be appointed as Returning Officer from June 2020 - June 2023. This means that the role is essentially a four year-role, including a one-year training period. The successful candidate will receive a formal induction and will be supervised throughout their time with us.

About us

We are Amnesty International UK. We work to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.
As a global movement of over 7 million people, Amnesty International is the world's largest grassroots human rights organisation.

We investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilise the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world. We received the Nobel Peace Prize for our life-saving work.

Apply for this role

For more information about the Deputy Returning Officer role see the attached role description and complete the application form.  

Email completed applications to by 15 June 2019. Please also email if you would like to learn more about the role and what is entailed.   

Amnesty International UK values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Deputy Returning Officer role description
Deputy Returning Officer application form