Digital Freedom Fund (Stiftung) - Digital Rights NGO
The Digital Freedom Fund works to advance digital rights through strategic litigation in Europe. We do this through grants to support the legal, advocacy, research, and other costs involved in litigation; through facilitating litigators’ access to probono legal support; and through facilitating skill development and networking in the digital rights field.
DFF is looking for a part-time Communications Consultant to assist the organisation in successfully communicating aboutthese activitieswiththe digital rights field and others interested in DFF’s area of work.
Communications and social media management for a human rights strategic litigation NGO.
The Communications Consultant’s time will be dedicated to strengthening DFF’s communications with an external audience. Over the course of 2020, this will include the following main tasks:
Assisting in reviewing DFF’s communications strategy and operationalising it through a communications plan;
Taking a lead in improving DFF’s online presence through, amongst others, opening new lines of external communication and improving the frequency of and engagement with DFF’s communications on existing channels;
Support DFF staff on layout of documents, reports and presentations;
Produce materials for DFF such as presentations, multimedia content, one-pagers on its activities, send out newsletters;
Support the development, update and production of content on DFF’s website, newsletter and online platforms;
Develop a plan for improvements to DFF’s current website, including bringing it into line with best practices on website accessibility;
Develop and assist with the implementation of a DFF style guide.
Relevant educational background in areas such as multimedia, video or digital journalism and communication;
Experienced user of WordPress, good knowledge of image editing and experience developing print materials
Experience handling organisational social media accounts;
Excellent writing skills in English and eye for detail are a must;
Experience working in international environments with communications is an asset;
Knowledge of key organisations and networks active in the field of digital rights is a plus;
A team player ready to take on tasks, big or small.
What we offer:
The position is part-time and expected to take 8-10 hours per week. DFF is flexible about the form of contract under which the work will take place: the position can be taken on as a mini-job, student employment or on a consultancy basis. Compensation is based on the mini-job regime (€ 450 a month) or comparable terms. The candidate must be eligible for the desired contract type e.g. students must be currently registered at a German university and consultants must be properly registered to offer consulting services. The candidate must be authorised to work in Germany. The initial contract term will be 1 year, with the possibility of renewal.