Job Opportunity: Digital Security Specialist

Job Opportunity: Digital Security Specialist

Join our international team that prioritises a distributed work culture, as Remote Digital Security Specialist!

Join the EngageMedia team!

Our dynamic Asia-Pacific nonprofit is hiring a Digital Security Specialist who will oversee and support our initiatives on digital security and safety in South and Southeast Asia. The role will work closely with the Digital Rights Program Manager on increasing the digital security understanding and capacity of civil society in the Asia-Pacific.

We are seeking candidates who are aligned with our organisational goals towards social and environmental justice, and who have experience working with nonprofits. Extensive experience in working remotely and in multicultural settings is a big plus.

The position is full-time and open to anyone based in South or Southeast Asia. You’ll be working with an international team in an agile environment that prioritises a distributed work culture.

Applications should be submitted by Friday, 12 March 2021, 23:59 Bangkok time (UTC+7).

Key Position Aims

Increase the digital security understanding and capacity of civil society in the Asia-Pacific
Coordinate the effective implementation of EngageMedia’s digital safety initiatives in South and Southeast Asia
Raise the profile and importance of digital security issues in the region, including via mainstream communications

Responsibilities
Strategy and Design

Contribute to the strategy development of EngageMedia’s digital security projects
Manage collaborative design and consultation processes with partners and advisers
Conduct research and produce short reports as needed
Assist and provide leadership in developing the broader digital security field in the region

Project Management

Lead the management and planning of a variety of consultations, trainings, and meetings
Oversee project logistics
Monitor projects’ progresses, including documentation, evaluation, and reporting
Monitor project spending and work with the finance team to manage budgets
Maintain and file documentation in an organised and efficient manner
Develop workplans and timelines, and monitor their progress
Manage or assist with digital security consultancies, including managing consultants
Develop contracts and MoUs with partners and consultants

Communications and Engagement

Work with the communications team to develop and produce media products to effectively communicate digital security issues to civil society
Conduct outreach and engagement for the produced media
Manage the localisation of technical tools, media, and training materials into and out of Southeast Asian languages

Outreach and Partnerships

Develop and maintain partnerships with a range of individuals and organisations working in digital security and safety in the region
Represent EngageMedia in networks and forums
Promote relevant materials and publications to civil society
Support fundraising and partnership efforts, including proposal writing, networking, and managing relationships

Trainings and Events

Develop and implement digital security networking and learning events
Directly train civil society members
Conduct Trainings of Trainers and mentor and monitor participants to implement further trainings
Design training agendas
Prepare and compile relevant training and educational resources
Actively learn from the field, including documenting and sharing relevant knowledge

Selection Criteria

Fluency in English and advanced proficiency in at least one South or Southeast Asian language
Have solid understanding of digital rights and digital security concepts and implementation
Highly adept and innovative in using current and emerging technologies, especially FLOSS
High level organisational, interpersonal and motivational skills, especially in cross-cultural environments
Results oriented with the ability to manage multiple activities and competing priorities
Motivated, self-organised and active in taking initiative
High attention to detail
Familiarity working in online workplaces with decentralised teams
Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation
Minimum undergraduate university degree
Minimum 4 years experience in a non-profit or advocacy position
Minimum 2 years of experience in the digital rights field
Excellent communication skills
Ability to coordinate a team, work under pressure, and deliver on deadlines

Remuneration

The position starts as soon as possible. An initial 12-month, full-time contract will be offered with annual extensions based on the completion of successful performance reviews.

The annual gross remuneration will approximately be between 20,800 USD – 31,000 USD depending on skills, location, and experience.

The position includes the following benefits:

Vacation leave
Sick and carer’s leave
Public holiday leave
Bereavement leave
Parental leave
Long service leave
Monthly communications and equipment allowance
Health insurance subsidy
Personal development allowance

About EngageMedia

EngageMedia uses the power of video, the Internet, and open technologies to create social and environmental change. We harness old and new media to assist changemakers to challenge social injustice and environmental damage.

Our key activity areas are video for change, open and secure technology, and digital rights.

For more information, get to know the EngageMedia team and read about our remote and distributed work practices.

To Apply

Send an email to dss@engagemedia.org with the subject line, “Job Application: Digital Security Specialist”, with the following information:

Full name
Link to your LinkedIn profile or website
Citizenship
City and country of current residence
Soonest start date
CV (please attach as a file)
Cover letter answering the question: “What interests you in working with EngageMedia?” (1,500 characters max, please attach as a file)

Download our public key at https://cloud.engagemedia.org/s/g552zBc2XYa6HoD.

Applications close on Friday, 12 March 2021, 23:59 Bangkok time (UTC+7).
https://engagemedia.org/2021/job-digital-security-specialist/

Join the EngageMedia team!

Our dynamic Asia-Pacific nonprofit is hiring a Digital Security Specialist who will oversee and support our initiatives on digital security and safety in South and Southeast Asia. The role will work closely with the Digital Rights Program Manager on increasing the digital security understanding and capacity of civil society in the Asia-Pacific.

We are seeking candidates who are aligned with our organisational goals towards social and environmental justice, and who have experience working with nonprofits. Extensive experience in working remotely and in multicultural settings is a big plus.

The position is full-time and open to anyone based in South or Southeast Asia. You’ll be working with an international team in an agile environment that prioritises a distributed work culture.

Applications should be submitted by Friday, 12 March 2021, 23:59 Bangkok time (UTC+7).

Key Position Aims

Increase the digital security understanding and capacity of civil society in the Asia-Pacific
Coordinate the effective implementation of EngageMedia’s digital safety initiatives in South and Southeast Asia
Raise the profile and importance of digital security issues in the region, including via mainstream communications

Responsibilities
Strategy and Design

Contribute to the strategy development of EngageMedia’s digital security projects
Manage collaborative design and consultation processes with partners and advisers
Conduct research and produce short reports as needed
Assist and provide leadership in developing the broader digital security field in the region

Project Management

Lead the management and planning of a variety of consultations, trainings, and meetings
Oversee project logistics
Monitor projects’ progresses, including documentation, evaluation, and reporting
Monitor project spending and work with the finance team to manage budgets
Maintain and file documentation in an organised and efficient manner
Develop workplans and timelines, and monitor their progress
Manage or assist with digital security consultancies, including managing consultants
Develop contracts and MoUs with partners and consultants

Communications and Engagement

Work with the communications team to develop and produce media products to effectively communicate digital security issues to civil society
Conduct outreach and engagement for the produced media
Manage the localisation of technical tools, media, and training materials into and out of Southeast Asian languages

Outreach and Partnerships

Develop and maintain partnerships with a range of individuals and organisations working in digital security and safety in the region
Represent EngageMedia in networks and forums
Promote relevant materials and publications to civil society
Support fundraising and partnership efforts, including proposal writing, networking, and managing relationships

Trainings and Events

Develop and implement digital security networking and learning events
Directly train civil society members
Conduct Trainings of Trainers and mentor and monitor participants to implement further trainings
Design training agendas
Prepare and compile relevant training and educational resources
Actively learn from the field, including documenting and sharing relevant knowledge

Selection Criteria

Fluency in English and advanced proficiency in at least one South or Southeast Asian language
Have solid understanding of digital rights and digital security concepts and implementation
Highly adept and innovative in using current and emerging technologies, especially FLOSS
High level organisational, interpersonal and motivational skills, especially in cross-cultural environments
Results oriented with the ability to manage multiple activities and competing priorities
Motivated, self-organised and active in taking initiative
High attention to detail
Familiarity working in online workplaces with decentralised teams
Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation
Minimum undergraduate university degree
Minimum 4 years experience in a non-profit or advocacy position
Minimum 2 years of experience in the digital rights field
Excellent communication skills
Ability to coordinate a team, work under pressure, and deliver on deadlines

Remuneration

The position starts as soon as possible. An initial 12-month, full-time contract will be offered with annual extensions based on the completion of successful performance reviews.

The annual gross remuneration will approximately be between 20,800 USD – 31,000 USD depending on skills, location, and experience.

The position includes the following benefits:

Vacation leave
Sick and carer’s leave
Public holiday leave
Bereavement leave
Parental leave
Long service leave
Monthly communications and equipment allowance
Health insurance subsidy
Personal development allowance

About EngageMedia

EngageMedia uses the power of video, the Internet, and open technologies to create social and environmental change. We harness old and new media to assist changemakers to challenge social injustice and environmental damage.

Our key activity areas are video for change, open and secure technology, and digital rights.

For more information, get to know the EngageMedia team and read about our remote and distributed work practices.

To Apply

Send an email to dss@engagemedia.org with the subject line, “Job Application: Digital Security Specialist”, with the following information:

Full name
Link to your LinkedIn profile or website
Citizenship
City and country of current residence
Soonest start date
CV (please attach as a file)
Cover letter answering the question: “What interests you in working with EngageMedia?” (1,500 characters max, please attach as a file)

Download our public key at https://cloud.engagemedia.org/s/g552zBc2XYa6HoD.

Applications close on Friday, 12 March 2021, 23:59 Bangkok time (UTC+7).
https://engagemedia.org/2021/job-digital-security-specialist/

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