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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.

Digital Equality Advocacy Manager – Women’s Rights Online

We’re looking for an Advocacy Manager to lead our new Digital Equality programme, which builds on our Women’s Rights Online initiative. Representing Web Foundation at the highest levels, you will help to develop and lead the global and regional policy and advocacy strategies and partnerships needed to ensure that access to the Internet empowers and enfranchises women and the poor economically, politically and socially. In this role you will also support partners to implement complementary national advocacy strategies in diverse countries of the Global South.

Please see more details for this exciting role in the full job description. If you’d like to apply please send your CV and a cover letter to with “Digital Equality Advocacy Manager” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: rolling until filled


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: 05 August 2016