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Full-time Executive DirectorPublished at 08.07.2015 - Viewed: 8546 times - TorProject, Inc. (Worldwide/Remote)
The Tor Project, one of the world’s strongest advocates for privacy and anonymous, open communications is currently seeking an experienced Executive Director to take the helm. The new Executive Director will spearhead key initiatives to make the organization even more robust in its fight to advance human rights and freedoms by creating and deploying anonymity and privacy technologies, advancing their scientific and popular understanding, and encouraging their use.
The position provides the high-profile opportunity to assume the voice and face of Tor to the world, and particularly to the global community of Internet organizations dedicated to maintaining a stable, secure and private Internet. In this position, the successful candidate will be able to exercise their deep leadership experience to manage a virtual team of culturally diverse volunteer developers. The candidate will have the opportunity to draw support from their stature in the wider community of Internet privacy foundations and activist organizations to advance external development initiatives
Founded in 2006, this 501(c)(3) research NGO, provides free software that enables anonymous Internet communication world-wide. Tor’s mission is to return control over Internet security and privacy to users. Tor’s members, users, and sponsors include governmental and nongovernmental organizations, the US Navy, Indymedia, Electronic Frontier Foundation, journalists and media organizations, corporations and law enforcement organizations.
The Tor Project received the Free Software Foundation's 2010 Award for Projects of Social Benefit.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will dive head first into the activities of advocacy for the Internet privacy movement. They will enjoy exercising their strong network of connections in fundraising efforts. They will take satisfaction in establishing a highly collaborative and productive culture in a volunteer-driven, virtual organization and will appreciate the opportunity to build consensus among diverse cultural groups as they all work toward the common mission and goal. The successful candidate will have a passion for the ideals behind Internet privacy and welcome the opportunity to make strides for the cause to establish anonymous Internet communications.
The successful candidate will welcome the opportunity to create an organizational culture that creates conditions and infrastructures vital for Tor’s continued success and relevance to the cause. This is a chance to be known for leadership agility at the helm of an organization forefront in the drive to enable free, private, non-censored Internet communication for citizens everywhere.
As leader of the Tor team, the successful candidate receives a highly competitive compensation package.
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