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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.


Director of Policy (Interim)

We are looking for an interim Policy Director to lead the development of the Web Foundation’s policy positions and to secure policy change in line with our mission to create a safe, empowering web. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate success working in a similar role at a senior level and have a very strong understanding of the policy and political challenges in the field of technology and human rights.

They will report to the President & CEO and serve on the management team, playing a key role in the overall leadership of the foundation. They will also be responsible for the effective management of a globally dispersed policy team, including supervising programmatic work. The appointment will be for a period of 12-14 months, providing maternity cover for our current Policy Director.

To apply, read the full job description and send a CV and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role to jobs@webfoundation.org. Include Policy Director in the subject line.

The deadline to apply is Friday, September 24th.