Senior/ Programme Officer, Datafication Project – Global Digital Programme

  • Full-time
  • Remote
  • £46436 - £50371 USD / Year

Article 19


Full time, based in London or New York, Washington DC or California

London, United Kingdom: £46,436 (Programme Officer) gross per annum / £50,371 (Senior Programme Officer) gross per annum (seniority and salary determined on the basis of a combination of factors, including skills, experience, and location).

New York, Washington DC, or California, United States: USD 59,488 – 63,814 (Programme Officer) gross per annum / USD 61,620 – 73,386 (Senior Programme Officer) gross per annum. (seniority and salary determined on the basis of a combination of factors, including skills, experience, and location).

About Article 19

For over 35 years, ARTICLE 19 has worked for a world where all people everywhere can freely express themselves and actively engage in public life without fear of discrimination.

Together with our partners, we:

  • THINK: We develop cutting-edge research and legal and policy analysis to drive change worldwide.
  • DO: We lead work on the frontlines of expression through our 9 regional hubs across the globe.
  • PROPEL: We propel change by sparking innovation in the global freedom of expression movement.

When you work with ARTICLE 19, you’re not just joining an organisation – you’re joining a movement for a freer, fairer world.

Find out more about what we do

Team Digital and what you’ll be working on

You will join a team of kind and professional colleagues with a grit and growth mind-set united with the mission to break power structures in technology, where collaboration is a key value that underpins how we operate.

Team Digital have very ambitious plans for 2024-2025, we will:

  • Drive human rights considerations in the design, development, standardisation, and deployment of Internet infrastructure technologies
  • Intervene in key policy windows in global, regional, and national levels
  • Communicate why and how Internet infrastructure facilitates or impedes human rights online

This is a snapshot of the exciting plans that we’d like you to be part of.

What you will be doing day to day

You will operate in a team to deliver a groundbreaking program, and a point person to drive the organisation’s focus on data-intensive technologies and human rights. You will participate in standards bodies, craft research papers and briefs, and represent ARTICLE 19 at panels and conferences. You will also support the work of the wider organisation – including regional offices, the Law and Policy Programme, and UN Advocacy program – with research and inputs on data-intensive technologies.

What you will bring to the role

  • Strong research and advocacy skills, and diplomatically push for human rights considerations at standards bodies
  • Operate in a fast-paced, global and changing human rights and technology landscape
  • Strong knowledge and communication skills about highly complex and technical issues

We appreciate that no candidate will meet every requirement of the role, if your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified, and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to hear from you. If you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements for the recruitment process or the role, please contact [email protected].

To learn more about this rare opportunity please click the link below.

How to apply

If you have grit and determination, want to take on a challenge, are interested in technical infrastructure and its impact, with a strong passion for social justice, refer to the JD and submit your application by clicking here.

Deadline: 26-Apr-24