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Offer: Job: Senior Program Manager - Internet Freedom Program, Freedom House

Location: United States (Washington, DC, DC)

Freedom House supports the spread of freedom and democracy throughout the world through research, effective advocacy, and programs directly supporting frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World. With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, we are supporting the right of every individual to be free.

Position Summary

This senior staff position in the programming area of Freedom House requires knowledge of internet freedom issues and effective program and grant management skills. The Senior Program Manager will report to the Deputy Director of Programs. The position is contingent on funding.

Some Duties and Responsibilities

* Lead team in design, development, and implementation of programs to promote internet freedom in repressive environments * Manage staff in Washington and oversee external partnerships * Track and plan financial aspects of programs * Report regularly to supervisor on developments related to internet freedom, program status, and opportunities * Represent Freedom House before external audiences, including funders and policy makers * Identify and pursue new funding opportunities for programs * Craft recommendations for governments to improve their protections of internet users' rights and freedoms * Draft press releases and other advocacy materials * Coordinate with analysis team on reports and outreach

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 dismemberment * 100% employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability insurance * 403(b) Retirement Plan with generous matching funds with 2 year 100% vesting schedule * Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursable expenses * 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……

We invite qualified candidates to send a resume, and cover letter with salary requirements to: or fax at (202) 822-3893, Attention: HR Dept., referencing Senior Program Manager – Internet Freedom (2011-035). Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.


Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree; Master's degree in related area preferred * 8 - 10 years work experience in democracy promotion, human rights defense, and/or advocacy for fundamental freedoms * Academic and/or substantive experience on issues of online freedom of expression and internet governance * Demonstrated experience in digital activism * Strong communications skills, particularly in report and grant proposal writing * Demonstrated ability to develop innovative and strategic responses to democracy and human rights promotion opportunities and in producing impactful programs and initiatives * Demonstrated ability and success in leading a team and managing a diverse range of external partnerships * Grant management experience, ideally with both USG and private-funded projects

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