Internews is seeking a Washington, DC-based program officer who would be primarily responsible for managing and overseeing digital safety and security programs in support of at-risk civil society organizations (CSOs) worldwide. This role will be responsible for managing multiple programs and related subgrants to local organizations and technology development partners: tracking deliverables, leading reporting, and engaging technical and business management staff as needed.
Note: Hiring will be contingent upon receipt of funding.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We’re seeking candidates who bring common sense, skill, and dedication to strengthening our work supporting CSOs around the world. We are seeking a team member who excels managing projects with multiple priorities and is excited to get involved and learn the content of the work in addition to the structure of managing it.
Our hiring process for this position reflects guidance from The Management Center and Project Include. Candidates should submit a resume or CV, but need not submit a cover letter. In order to be considered for an interview, candidates must respond to a small set of specific questions in the hiring portal. We will screen candidates based on their answers to these specific questions before reviewing resumes and selecting candidates for interviews, in order to eliminate the impact of gender, race, age, nationality, ethnicity, or educational pedigree when determining our top applicants.
Diverse teams are strong teams. Our team includes a mix of genders, parents and non-parents, the self-taught, and people of multiple races, nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, abilities, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.
This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network and is based out of the Washington, DC office. Internews cannot offer relocation support. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our Internews Benefits page.