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[liberationtech] Freedom House's Internet Freedom team is hiring ...

Robert Guerra rguerra at
Mon Aug 1 10:53:39 PDT 2011

Please do feel free to share this job opportunity with those who might find
it of interest.

Do feel free to contact me directly with any questions and/or
recommendations you might have.



*Program Assistant - Internet Freedom - Washington, DC*

*Position Summary*

Freedom House seeks a Program Assistant for its Global Internet Freedom
program. The Global Internet Freedom Initiative seeks to counteract this
rising trend of government censorship and surveillance. It aims to analyze
the state of internet freedom, to expand the use of anti-censorship
technologies, to build support networks for citizens fighting against online
repression and to focus greater international attention on the growing
threats to users' rights. The Program Assistant will report to the Project

*Minimum Qualifications*

   - Bachelor’s degree in related field
   - Strong ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and
   in writing, ability to communicate in more than one language preferred
   - Familiarity with Privacy, Digital Safety, and Internet Safety, and
   Internet Freedom issues
   - Familiarity with blogs and social networking sites such as Facebook and
   - Knowledge of human rights principles and mechanisms preferably related
   to Freedom of expression
   - Strong ability to plan, organize, prioritize work, and multi task to
   meet tight deadlines
   - Excellent attention to detail and ability to produce timely and
   error-free work
   - Ability to collaborate with others and work as an effective team member
   - Ability to apply interpersonal skills, work under pressure and succeed
   in a fast paced environment
   - Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision

*Some Duties and Responsibilities*

   - Assist with administration and logistics of program implementation
   - Organize meetings and events
   - Arrange travel as needed
   - Assist with financial management
   - Maintain files and databases
   - Assist with the preparation of proposals and budgets
   - Assist in the development and production of promotional materials
   - Support of Freedom House’s ongoing advocacy

*We offer great benefits including*:

   - 100% employer-paid dental insurance
   - 100% employer-paid health insurance; or generously subsidized depending
   on plan and coverage
   - 100% employer paid life insurance and accidental death and
   - 100% employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability
   - 403(b) Retirement Plan with generous matching funds with 2 year 100%
   vesting schedule
   - Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursable
   - Transportation pre-tax payroll deduction for metro, and garage parking
   in DC
   - Generous paid vacation leave, sick leave, personal leave, and holidays
   - Tuition Reimbursement for graduate studies
   - And much more……

*Qualified and Interested Applicants*

Please send a resume, and cover letter with salary requirements to:*
recruiting at* <recruiting at> or fax to (202)
822-3893, Attention: HR. Dept., referencing: *2011-049 Program Assistant*.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
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