Job Opportunities

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From time to time, the Web Foundation looks for exceptional people to join our fight for a web that is safe and empowering for everyone. We are a small but global team with colleagues working across Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe, as well as in our hubs in Washington DC and London.

We aim high and demand a lot 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 jobs@webfoundation.org. Be sure to include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Please also indicate where you possess the right to work (i.e. citizenship, permanent residence, or work permit).

Applying for more than one post will not affect your chances of being shortlisted.

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.


Development Director

The Web Foundation is recruiting for the senior role of Development Director, reporting to the President & CEO. This role has overall responsibility in leading our efforts to secure financial support for the Foundation. Working with the President & CEO, Board Chair and others, the Development Director will design and implement a best-in-class fundraising strategy for the organisation, and will build and sustain a strong funding pipeline.

To apply, please read the full job description and send your CV and cover letter to jobs+development@webfoundation.org by Sunday, January 16, 2022.


Request for Proposal: Dark Patterns and Trusted Design Policy Workshops

The Web Foundation is inviting design firms to submit proposals regarding our planned policy design policy workshops focused on dark patterns and trusted designs.

These workshops will form the second edition of the Web Foundation’s Tech Policy Design Lab, which we piloted this year on online gender-based violence. Our aim is to develop both product prototypes and policy solutions that put people and their needs first. The deadline for receiving proposals has been extended to Monday, November 22nd at 5 pm GMT. 

For more information regarding the RFP please see here. If you have any questions, please email tpdlab@webfoundation.org.