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 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.

Gender engagement and policy officer

We’re hiring someone to support our Women’s Rights Online (WRO) network, Digital Skills Fund program, and other Web Foundation gender equality initiatives. Working closely with partners, the person in this role will provide administrative and strategic support, and give input to research, policy, and advocacy efforts.

To apply, read the Job Specification and email a CV and cover letter to with ‘Gender engagement officer’ in the subject line.

Deadline for applications April 30th.

Communications Officer

We’re looking for an all-rounder to support communications across our programs and manage our digital channels. You’ll be a strong writer and be able to communicate digital access and rights issues in clear, compelling ways to expert and general audiences. As a key member of a tight-knit team, you will feed into strategic discussions and have opportunities to learn across the full communications mix while working on one of the pressing issues of our time: the impact of the web and technology on our society.

To apply, read the Job Specification and email a CV and cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role to with ‘communications officer’ in the subject line.

Deadline for applications May 7th.