Legal Advisor

Job Summary

GJC is hiring a new Legal Advisor. The successful candidate will be a strategic lawyer and advocate with deep gender equality and human rights experience. The position is based in New York City with periodic international and domestic travel.  

Reports To

Legal Director

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions

  • Legal Analysis & Drafting: 

    • Perform expert-level legal research and analysis in support of GJC projects.

    • Produce legal submissions to UN bodies, amicus briefs and observations to various courts, policy reports, background briefs, and op-eds to advance GJC’s objectives.

    • Leverage GJC’s outputs to generate domestic and international pressure to address global gender equality issues.

    • Provide technical expertise on abortion rights and international standards related to sexual and gender based violence.

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