Diritto Di Sapere is looking for a Community Development Coordinator. The ideal candidate is committed, enthusiastic and passionate about access to information, civic technology and human rights. In addition to the community building and writing aspects of the work, the role also requires some administrative work to organize public events and workshops in Italy. Contract is to start in March 2015.
Strengthening the community of users around the online platform www.dirittodisapere.it by proactively and creatively engaging with a different range of audiences
Providing support to users on how to file access to information requests with the online platform being developed;
Liaising with legal and technical staff and developers to ensure that the platform is run successfully;
Coordinating the activities with the communication consultant;
Monitoring emerging trends and developments in the areas of human rights & civic technology and media via social networks and traditional media outlets with a particular focus on transparency, accountability, open government and open data
Occasionally writing and editing blog posts in Italian and English about DDS’s work and related topics; curating cross-posted blog posts from guest authors and bloggers;
Reporting regularly to the director and the board on activities.
Knowledge of issues related to access to information at national and international level;
Ability to learn new issues quickly;
Ability to communicate in a clear, compelling, and concise manner;
Ability to write clearly, persuasively, and quickly for a range of audiences in Italian;
Ability to communicate comfortably and clearly in English;
Good organizational and administrative skills;
Ability to work in team and independently, under strict deadlines and time constraints
Willingness to travel within Italy and occasionally abroad.
Apply sending cv to: info (at) dirittodisapere.it
Closing date for applications: on rolling basis until the 28 February 2015.
Interviews will be held online.