Targeting policy actors

APC: Global Policy Advocacy Project Coordinator

By 27/03/2019

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has an opening for someone with experience and knowledge around digital rights and internet policy to join their team working on global policy advocacy.

Who we are looking for: You have experience working with international non-profit organisations and you want to join an international team working for social justice, human rights and development with a feminist perspective. You are also committed to APC’s mission, vision, values, principles and approaches.

Main purpose of the position: To ensure that APC’s global policy advocacy work involves APC members and partners and is well coordinated, consistent, clearly communicated and responsive to the most pressing challenges to digital rights and internet governance. The ideal candidate can shift seamlessly between providing project support and policy expertise, can quickly and clearly communicate complex issues, and has the ability to both generate/mediate policy discussions and turn them into concrete positions. The position will report to APC’s global policy advocacy lead.

Remuneration and duration of contract: This is a full-time position on a fixed-term 12-month contract. Contract renewal is dependent on performance (there will be a four-month probation period) and the availability of funding. Remuneration is in the range of USD 40,000 to 50,000 and short-listed applicants will receive specific information about the salary range.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Deadline for applications: 6 April, 2019.

Location: The applicant can work from anywhere but preference will be given to applicants located in one of our target regions, which include Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe.

Experience required

  • Background in working in internet-related human rights and/or internet policy.
  • Expertise in data protection, cybersecurity and/or sustainable development would be an advantage.
  • Experience and/or capacity in women’s rights and feminist policy advocacy.
  • Track record as an inclusive network builder and team player.
  • Ability to plan and think strategically, in particular to revise practices and suggest solutions to ensure efficiency of the implementation of activities/strategies.
  • Capacity to work autonomously as well as in a team setting.
  • Highly organised and self-motivated.
  • Excellent writing, documentation, filing and communication skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish and/or French would be an advantage.

For more information and to apply click here.


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