We are looking for a European Policy Analyst to reinforce our efforts to ensure that European legislation and policies respect and extend human rights in the digital age. The EU Policy Analyst will be involved in all aspects of the organisation that pertains to Access Now’s policy initiatives. They will work closely with the local Policy team, the Policy Director and other Access Now staff located across the world to foster an international dialogue. The European Policy Analyst will contribute to Access Now’s strategy to ensure that human rights in the digital age are high on the agenda of the European institutions in the upcoming years. Alongside our Brussels team you will work directly under the supervision of our European Policy Manager.
About Access Now
Access Now is a growing international human rights organisation dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world, including issues of privacy, security, freedom of expression, and transparency. Our policy, advocacy, technology, and operations teams are present in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East/North Africa (MENA), North America, and South/Southeast Asia, to provide global support to our mission.
Access Now’s Policy team works globally and supports our mission by developing and promoting rights-respecting practices and policies. The Policy team seeks to advance laws and global norms to affect long-term systemic change in the area of digital rights and online security, developing insightful, rights-based, and well-researched policy guidance to governments, corporations, and civil society. The need to hold both the public and private sectors accountable leads the Policy team to use diverse fora, including domestic and regional courts, intergovernmental bodies, and expert offices to promote norms and best practices.
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Time Commitment and Location
This is a full-time position located in Brussels, Belgium.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
To apply, send an email with the following documents attached by January 20, 2019:
Please reference your email application with the subject line: “European Policy Analyst – [Your Name]”
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