[IRP] Job Opportunity @ EFF - International Outreach Coordinator

Katitza Rodriguez katitza
Fri Jul 29 04:58:40 EEST 2011

EFF is hiring....

International Outreach Coordinator

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco's Mission District, is looking for a full-time International Outreach Coordinator.

Job responsibilities include:

? Communicating our sometimes complex technical and policy issues to "mom and pop" in a clear, compelling and concise voice;
? Writing blog posts about EFF?s international work quickly as events unfold;
? Providing home support for other members of the international team when they are on the road (which may require being awake, efficient and cheerful at 2:00 a.m.);
? Developing innovative Internet activism campaigns that engage EFF's membership, our international partner organizations, and the general public;
? Monitoring emerging trends and developments in the areas of international freedom of expression, privacy, digital consumer rights and innovation via social networks, Twitter, traditional media outlets, etc.;
? Determining when issues deserve EFF attention and convincing others of their importance; and
? Maintaining the content of EFF's international webpages.

?      Strong knowledge of one or more issues related to international freedom of expression, privacy, digital consumer rights, and/or innovation;
?      Openness and ability to learn new issues quickly and comprehensively;
?      Intellectual curiosity;
?      Ability to write clearly, persuasively, and quickly for a range of audiences;
?      Experience maintaining and contributing to a blog;
?      Team player with strong interpersonal skills who also can work independently and is self-motivated; and
?      Willingness to do some international travel (no more than 10%).

In addition, knowledge of or experience with any of the following would be advantageous:
?      Fluency in language other than English; and
?      Degree in communications or public policy.

This is a full-time position based in EFF's office in San Francisco, CA. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to intljob at eff.org. Please include links to at least two writing samples. No phone calls please!

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