Digital Security Training Specialist


About the organization

Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. We seek to realize the potential of a digitally connected world: a world in which evidence-based information advances human progress, enables broad opportunity and accountability, and fuels vibrant civic debate.

For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information. To learn more about Internews' Global Technology Program, please visit


Come join a team of dynamic colleagues and partners who are passionate about promoting digital rights and Internet freedom around the globe. Internews' Global Technology Program is currently seeking a full-time digital Security Training Specialist to support our efforts to promote journalists' security in Central Europe. Key responsibilities include:

-Providing training and mentorship;
-Facilitation and skill-building;
-Curriculum development and localization;
-And administration.

This is a remote-first role; the ideal candidate will be based in one of the following countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, or Slovenia. To learn more, please visit:


-Expertise as a digital security trainer, including experience developing training curriculum;
-Thematic expertise in digital safety and journalist safety;
-Experience with threat modeling, and selecting/installing digital security-related software and equipment for individuals or organizations;
-Excellent written and oral communication skills;
-Strong understanding of secure communication tools;
-Professional-level fluency in English
-Experience working in Central Europe (specifically Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia);
-Language skills is a language prevalent in Central Europe
-Optimism, a sense of humor, and excitement at supporting and elevating voices of people across the globe.

**Candidates who do not have these qualifications, but are interested and willing to learn, are still encouraged to apply.**
-5+ years' experience as a digital security trainer, including experience developing training curriculum;
-Non-profit experience and/or familiarity with US government rules and regulations;
-Experience with facilitating large-scale, regional events;
-Experience with using project management tools (e.g. - Trello, Airtable, etc.)

Application instructions

Please submit the following materials along with your application:

- CV
- Cover letter – less than one page, explaining why you’d be a great fit for this position and what drew you to it.

Candidates will advance to phone screens based on the strength of written materials. We expect 3-5 finalists to advance to panel interviews. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; as such, it benefits you to apply as soon as possible if the position is of interest.

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