Join our team! Two Associates for Engagement & Support

Marwa Abayed

The Engine Room is soliciting applications for TWO Associates for Engagement and Support: One based in Sub-Saharan Africa and the other in Latin America. 

Deadline: Applications close June 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm UTC

Total compensation package: $5,000-$6,000 USD

Generous benefits for leave, health, technology, professional learning, and wellness.

Description of roles 

With these roles, we will expand and amplify our ability to provide tech and data support to partners in these regions in ways that are timely, context-appropriate and creative

Our ideal candidates are committed to our mission and are passionate about the work we do. We are looking for team members who understand the realities in which civil society organisations operate and who are able to develop relationships with local partners, and provide tailored tech and data support​​.

They are excellent communicators and are able to work with diverse cultural backgrounds​​. They also recognise that not all problems need a technology solution and that creativity matched with strong organisational skills can lead to new pathways. 

To grow and thrive, it is critical that the new Associates possess these qualities:

  1. Project Design and Implementation: Experience in collaboratively designing,  implementing, and coordinating projects with data, technology, and design components​​.
  2. Technical Support for Civil Society: Ability to provide technical support to our partners in civil society, including organisations and individuals who are interested in  incorporating tech and data in a way that strengthens their work​​.
  3. Language Skills: Excellent language skills in English. 
    1. For the Latin America role we require fluency in at least one widely spoken language in the region (Spanish or Portuguese).  
    2. For the associate in Sub Saharan Africa there is no additional language requirement, though we will give preference to those who have some language abilities in French or Swahili.

How to apply

Applications must be received via the HR Partner platform links below. In the interest of equity and efficiency, we ask people to look at our Jobs page as well as our Job Application Process FAQs if they have questions, would like an overview of our recruitment process, or are looking for information on what it is like to work at The Engine Room.

Please apply via the below application forms and be sure to include your resume or CV:

The deadline for applications for these positions is June 21, 2024 at 5:00 pm UTC. You can expect to hear from us about the status of your application within 2 weeks of the deadline. 

Why work with us?

We put a lot of effort into creating a healthy, remote organisation, and we believe that caring about our team’s wellbeing is a political act. Our team members are curious, open and supportive of each other. We are critical optimists about the role technology and data can have in the push for social justice. At The Engine Room, we consider diversity to be a competency. We actively seek new perspectives, experiences and voices in our team and in our work. Our organisation prioritises empathy, respect, flexibility, fun and a healthy work-life balance.  

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