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From time to time, the Web Foundation looks for exceptional people to join us in advancing the fight to make the open and free Web a right for all. We are a small but fast growing global team that offers the option to be based in London, Cape Town or Washington DC (although some positions require being based in a specific office). We aim ridiculously high and demand too much of ourselves, but we also have a lot of fun in the process — and we never get bored.

If you see a position below that is of interest to you, you can submit your CV and motivational letter to Be sure to include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Please also indicate whether you possess the right to work (i.e. citizenship, permanent residence, or work permit) in the US, the UK, Indonesia or South Africa.

We regret that, owing to the high volumes of applications we receive, we do not have the capacity to respond to each applicant. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your chosen position’s closing date, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful.

Communications Officer – Digital Equality

The agreement of new global goals around gender equality and universal access to ICTs present a significant opportunity to drive meaningful change. Working closely with the policy team, the communications officer will take the lead on producing compelling content in support of our policy and advocacy goals in this area. She or he will also need to work closely with local partners in developing countries to tailor outputs to their needs and assist them in communicating effectively on these issues.  This role requires strong social media and copy writing skills, and offers the chance to work on a growing team.

Please see the full job description for full details and send your CV and covering letter with “Communications Officer” in the subject line to Note that although the closing date is 31 August, we will review applications and interview candidates on an on-going basis so the position may be filled before then. Apply early!

Application deadline: 31 August, but may be filled ahead of this 


Lab Manager – Open Data Lab Jakarta

Our Open Data Lab Jakarta is seeking a Lab Manager to lead our work delivering cutting-edge projects with the power to change current paradigms. The candidate will manage a diverse team, work with partners, donors and other stakeholders to ensure the Lab’s success and contribute to the achievement of the Web Foundation’s Participation and Accountability work. He/she will support and guide the team in the design and implementation of a range of diverse open data research and innovation projects in Indonesia and in select countries in the Southeast Asia region. Please see the job description for full details and email your CV and a short covering letter to with ‘Lab Manager’ in the subject line. Please note that this position is open to Indonesian nationals only.

Application deadline: rolling until filled