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Add the Director of Communications posting

Nick Mathewson authored on07/01/2015 03:04:34
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+# Revision: $Revision$
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+#include "head.wmi" TITLE="Tor Project: Jobs (director of communications)" CHARSET="UTF-8"
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+<div id="content" class="clearfix">
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+	<div id="breadcrumbs">
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+    <a href="<page index>">Home &raquo; </a>
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+    <a href="<page about/overview>">About &raquo; </a>
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+    <a href="<page about/jobs>">Jobs</a>
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+  </div>
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+	<div id="maincol">
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+<h1>Director of Communications</h1>
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+<p>The Tor Project is seeking an accomplished Director of
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+Communications who has at least 10 years of communications experience,
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+ideally in an “in-house” leadership role within a complex (number and
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+variety of constituents) nonprofit entity. The ability to take
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+knowledge and transform it into powerful messages, and disseminate it
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+to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is
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+critical. The Director of Communications will work closely with a
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+senior peer group within the organization as the communications
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+partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.</p>
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+
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+<h2>Respnsibilities:</h2>
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+<ul>
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+<li>Work with senior management to develop a communications strategy that will support Tor's organizational goals and will address Tor's diverse audiences: funders, hackers, human rights activists, companies, etc.
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+</li><li> Implement and evaluate the annual communications plan across the network's discrete audiences in collaboration with the Tor Project team and constituents.
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+</li><li> Identify challenges and emerging issues faced by the organization. Work with leadership team and staff to recognize communications opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them.
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+</li><li> Train staff and community members on media and coach/prep/debrief them for specific contacts.
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+</li><li> Serve as communications counselor to Tor Project leadership.
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+</li><li> Lead the generation of print and online content that engages audience segments and leads to
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+measurable action.
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+</li><li> Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness and to track
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+progress toward longer term goals.
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+</li><li> Track and measure the level of engagement within the Tor Project’s network over time.
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+</li><li> Manage media contacts.
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+</li></ul>
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+
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+<h2>Qualifications:</h2>
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+<ul>
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+<li>Commitment to Tor’s mission to be “the global resource for technology, advocacy, research and education in the ongoing pursuit of freedom of speech, privacy rights, and censorship circumvention.”
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+</li><li> Extensive experience as a media strategist or political strategist.
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+</li><li> Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies.
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+</li><li> A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives
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+concurrently.
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+</li><li> Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or related field.
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+</li><li> Minimum 10 years experience in a senior management role.
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+</li><li> Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with top tier reporters and
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+editors, and in positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact placements.
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+</li><li> Demonstrated experience with crisis management, including media crises, and driving more advantageous coverage of the organization, its projects, and its people.
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+</li><li> Demonstrated ability to take initiative to work on one’s own, as well as in teams.
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+</li><li> Demonstrated high-level ability to proactively pitch stories to the mainstream press and tech
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+press. Experience placing and being part of high profile, high pressure media coverage.
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+</li><li> Experience writing and placing op-eds and editorials in major newspapers.
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+</li><li> Experience working with and as part of remote teams. Working with these teams requires
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+empathy, special communications strategies and adept use of special technologies.
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+</li><li> Excellent social skills and a sense of humor.
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+</li><li> Comfortable with highly technical topics and ability to explain them clearly and accurately to a
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+broader and non-technical audience.
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+</li><li> Experience with collectives or other alternative organizational structures.
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+</li><li> Demonstrated experience with complex and high profile social media engagement.
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+</li><li> Deep understanding and ability to support organizational diversity and to maximize the
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+strengths and advantages of this diversity.
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+</li><li> Excellent spoken and written English; fluency in other languages within the Tor Project
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+community is a plus.
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+</li><li> Outstanding writer/editor.
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+</li><li> Understanding and support for Tor’s fundraising efforts, working closely with the development
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+staff. Fundraising and fundraising communications experience is a plus.
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+</li></ul>
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+<h2>How to apply:</h2>
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+<ul>
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+<li>Provide a CV and cover letter explaining your background, experience, skills, and other relevant qualifications. Please include links to writing samples.
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+</li><li> List some people who can tell us more about you.
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+</li><li>Email the above to jobs@torproject.org, specifying the "Director of Communications" position.
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+</li></ul>
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+
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+<h2>About the company:</h2>
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+<p>The Tor Project is a US 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to
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+research, development, and education about online anonymity and
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+privacy. The Tor network's 6000 volunteer relays carry 48 Gbps for
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+several million daily users, including ordinary citizens who want
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+protection from identity theft and prying corporations, corporations
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+who want to look at a competitor's website in private, people around
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+the world whose Internet connections are censored, and even
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+governments and law enforcement. Tor has a staff of 30 paid
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+developers, researchers, and advocates, plus many dozen volunteers who
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+help out on a daily basis. Tor is funded in part by government
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+research and development grants, and in part by individual and
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+corporate donations.  </p>
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+<p>(Posted 6 January 2015.)</p>
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+  </div>
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+  <!-- END MAINCOL -->
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+  <div id = "sidecol">
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+#include "side.wmi"
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+#include "info.wmi"
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+  </div>
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+  <!-- END SIDECOL -->
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+</div>
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+<!-- END CONTENT -->
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+#include <foot.wmi>
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 <ul>
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 <li><a href="<page about/jobs-projectmanager>">Project Manager</a></li>
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+<li><a href="<page about/jobs-dircomms>">Director of Communications</a></li>
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 </ul>
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 <p>In the past, we looked for the following people:</p>