The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is looking for a full-time contractor for the position of Latin American Policy Analyst or Latin American Senior Policy Analyst, starting first semester of 2018. This is a remote position based in Latin America, and will report directly to the International Rights Director, based in our San Francisco office.
EFF is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.
Job responsibilities include:
- Tracking, analyzing, and writing digital rights policy reports and statements;
- Communicating our sometimes complex technical, policy, and legal issues in a clear, compelling and concise voice in English and Spanish;
- Identifying when digital rights policy issues deserve EFF attention and advising your colleagues on their importance;
- Working with the International Rights Director to develop innovative policy and activism campaigns in Latin America that engage EFF's membership, our regional partners organizations, and the general public;
- Working with EFF’s regional partners throughout Latin America, including traveling to, supporting, and participating in EFF and partner events in the region;
- Monitoring emerging Latin American trends and developments via social networks;
- Working with other EFFers across time zones and long distances;
- Writing and copy-editing blog posts about EFF’s work in Latin America quickly as events unfold;
- Giving presentations in English and Spanish;
- Job will be based in Latin America;
- Minimum two years of experience working in digital rights;
- Demonstrable ability to write clearly, persuasively, and quickly for a range of audiences;
- Solid understanding of digital rights, public policy, law, and technology;
- Willingness to do some international travel;
- Willingness to work under time pressure;
- Ability to organize and facilitate workshops, and meetings;
- Oral and written fluency in English and Spanish;
In addition, knowledge of or experience with any of the following would be advantageous:
- A degree or comparable experience in law or international human rights law;
- Experience in media and journalism;
- Oral and written fluency in Portuguese.
- Compensation for this position range from 2,300 to 2,800 per month, depending on skills and experience.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume in .pdf format and two writing samples. In your cover letter, introduce yourself and explain the opportunities for EFF collaboration that you see in your country and the region.