Open Technology Fund is hiring – Join the OTF team!

Wed, 2021-05-26 20:32

Are you a forward-thinking collaborator? Do you thrive in a global environment? Are you looking to make a difference in helping advance Internet freedom in repressive environments? Join a team making a global impact!

OTF is a mission-driven organization dedicated to ensuring that all people can access information, communicate, and associate freely online without fear of repressive censorship or surveillance. We are in a period of growth and are looking for new team members who share in our passion about our mission and are committed to working with our community to find innovative and impactful solutions to advance Internet freedom for all.

We’ve had a lot of exciting news this past year. You may have seen that we became an independent non-profit organization, but did you know that we have also doubled our annual budget to over $20 million? Our increased budget will allow us to support global Internet freedom in new and exciting ways. Whether it be expanding our support in securing critical infrastructure or supporting open and accessible technology projects that promote Internet freedom and open societies, we are excited for the days ahead.

Check out the projects we support and the people who help shape them. We seek to address the biggest challenges facing Internet freedom today. Our work thrives on a globally diverse team with unique backgrounds, experiences, and skill-sets. We value each other’s voice, and are committed to creating an environment in which we are each empowered to share our perspectives to support our projects and goals. Learn more about OTF’s values and principles here:

OTF is currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Vice President of Technology to lead OTF’s efforts to support internet freedom technologies and drive innovation.
  • Vice President of Research to lead OTF’s research efforts and help advance a shared understanding of the fight for internet freedom.
  • Program Manager (Non-U.S.) to help shape and inform OTF’s funding decisions and manage a portfolio of Internet freedom projects
  • Technologist to help shape and drive OTF’s efforts to support the development and implementation of anti-censorship and secure communication technologies.

Be on the lookout for an opening for IT Director, coming soon!

About OTF

The Open Technology Fund works to advance Internet freedom in repressive environments by supporting the research, development, implementation, and maintenance of technologies that provide secure and uncensored access to the Internet to counter attempts by authoritarian governments to restrict freedom online. OTF provides direct funding and support services to individuals and organizations around the world to address threats to Internet freedom, journalism, and human rights with technology-backed solutions.

OTF is a Washington, D.C. 501(c)(3) non-profit funded by the U.S. Agency for Global Media.

OTF is a place for people who are mission-driven. We thrive when different perspectives and diverse experiences come together behind a shared commitment to a free and open internet for all. As in all of our positions, we encourage applications from anyone who wants to make this vision a reality – regardless of whether you meet every single qualification.