Freedom House is an independent non-governmental organization that supports the expansion of freedom in the world. Freedom House functions as a catalyst for freedom through its analysis, advocacy, and action. Freedom House seeks a Program Officer for its Global Internet Freedom program.
The Program officer will work with the Senior Program Officer on program implementation, program activities, maintaining regular contact with program partners, reporting on program progress and impact, and assessing conditions of Internet Freedom in restricted environments. The candidate will also be responsible for some financial aspects of the project. The Global Internet Freedom Program seeks to compile documentation on violations of Internet freedom, build a network of online activists to challenge Internet censorship, coordinate events and trainings, and to promote freedom of expression online.
The appropriate candidate should have knowledge and experience in grant writing, internet governance, freedom of expression and New Media, as well as strong research, writing, and problem-solving skills; strong written and oral English; foreign language skills such as Mandarin or Arabic highly desired. Must be detailed-oriented. Masters degree or equivalent plus 3-5 years experience required.
Please send cover letter and resume by email or fax to:
Director of Human Resources and Administration
Fax: (202) 822-3893
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. If any candidate does not have all required information, he or she will not be considered. Candidates are also requested to state where they viewed the job advertisement in their applications.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be notified. No phone calls, please.