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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.

Policy Advocacy Manager – Country Engagement, Alliance for Affordable Internet

We’re looking for a Policy Advocacy Manager to work on A4AI‘s country engagement efforts. In this role, you would design and implement effective policy and advocacy strategies to achieve A4AI goals of policy change at the country level, leading to dramatic reductions in broadband costs in the developing world. You can view more details in the full job description. If you’d like to apply, please send your CV and a short motivational letter to with ‘A4AI Policy Advocacy Manager’ in the subject line.

Application deadline: 30 June 2016


Open Data Lab Jakarta – Lab Manager

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: 15 July 2016


Research Analyst, Alliance for Affordable Internet

We’re looking for a Research Analyst to join the A4AI team. In this role, you would support our Research Manager in the production of all A4AI research products, including case studies, policy papers, and our annual Affordability Report. You can view more details in the full job description. If you’d like to apply, please send your CV and a short motivational letter to with ‘A4AI Research Analyst’ in the subject line.

Application deadline: 22 June 2016


Consultant for Study on Infrastructure Sharing and Open Access in Ghana

The A4AI-Ghana Coalition is seeking a consultant/s to undertake a study that will enable it to make recommendations about how to improve the policy and regulatory environment for infrastructure sharing and open access in Ghana. The consultant/s must determine the extent of infrastructure sharing and open access, and what might be done to increase and improve the sharing of both fibre and wireless infrastructure by all service providers. Please read the full Terms of Reference for a more detailed description of the consultancy, and send all expressions of interest to with the subject line ‘Ghana Infrastructure Sharing Consultancy’.

Application deadline: 24 June 2016