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The Foundation is recruiting a Programme Officer – Latin America, TrustLaw. The position would be based in Buenos Aires and working with our Legal Manager, Latin America, would provide support to TrustLaw’s activities across Latin America.
This will include:
Key skills and experience
Deadline for applications: 8 December 2017
Salary: Commensurate with experience
The salary is relative to the charitable sector and will be commensurate with experience.
Applicants must have the right to work in Argentina.
To apply for this position, send your CV and covering letter describing how you meet the specifications for this role and what you bring to it to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Latin America Programme Officer”
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