OpenMedia is looking for a rapid response digital campaigner who wants to lead campaigns ensuring the Internet is open, affordable, and surveillance-
free, in Canada and beyond.
If you’re an experienced campaigner with great instincts, online savvy and a passion for using people power to turn the tables on corporate and government attacks on the free and open Internet, then this is the job for YOU!
OpenMedia is an effective, dynamic team leading the charge to protect the possibilities of the open Internet. We believe in the power of the Internet to make the world better.
To do that, Internet access must be affordable and fast, personal privacy must be respected online, and free expression must be the default mode of the web.
We are a lean digital rights group that punches above our weight. Our community is changing the way the Internet comes together to defend our digital freedoms the freedoms that make the Internet the greatest tool for sharing knowledge and culture since humans first put charcoal to papyrus.
And, we happen to be looking for another practical idealist who doesn’t want just any ordinary job.
You’ll be working with a small team that includes friendly fellow campaigners, a social media expert, a web developer, fantastic graphic designer, operations guru and fundraising pro.
We work in Canada, the US, the UK, and the EU on campaigns to :
This position will lead our rapid response campaigning, focusing on Canadian Internet access and telecom issues, online privacy and free expression issues.
The rapid response campaigner will create quick-turnaround campaigns that harness the power of the news cycle into constructive community actions.
These campaigns will provide ways for our online community of over 500,000 supporters to take action on the issues that matter most to them.
The key responsibilities are :
This position is based in Canada. Our office is in Vancouver, BC but remote working is available for candidates based elsewhere in Canada.
We will consider applications from people outside Canada, but familiarity with the Canadian political and cultural landscape is essential.
You MUST have :
The following skills are not required, but would be a big benefit :
To apply :
org directly. We’d be happy to do our best to set you up for success.
We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and encourage applications from Aboriginal people, women, LGBTQ-identified people, people of colour, and people with disabilities.
Not certain your credentials are a 100% match with the position description? Please apply anyway! We’re looking to find the right person for our team, with relevant skills and experience not a mandatory checklist against the position itself.
How to apply : Compensation
This is a 6-month contract position with the possibility of extension. Salary is commensurate with experience, but we are able to hire in the range of $25-
$30 / hr, for a 40 hour work week ($52,000 $62,400 per annum).
All OpenMedia staff receive 3 weeks vacation, 12 sick days, and 3 personal days annually; these will be prorated for this contract position.
Additionally, the OpenMedia office closes for 5 days each December.
We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis, and this position will remain open until we find the right candidate.