Simply Secure is a nonprofit whose advisory board I volunteer for; they're devoted to making usable, human-centered interfaces to privacy tools that anyone can use, and they're hiring.
Operations Associate or Senior Associate
Full time; based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Philadelphia PA, or in a compatible timezone. Open until filled. Applications will be first reviewed starting approximately April 15th, 2016.
We are seeking an outstanding Operations Associate to join our small-but-growing team. The individual hired for this position will hold primary responsibility for a wide variety of the organization’s operational activities.
Our ideal candidate is first and foremost highly organized. They embrace flexibility, freedom, and creativity, while simultaneously leading others in pursuing pragmatic and systematic solutions. They take pride in bringing order to chaos. They love to communicate and learn about new things, and happily build collaborative relationships with a diverse set of partners (from highly-technical engineers to artistic designers and academic researchers). They enjoy working with a growing team to set and achieve goals, and find meaningful fulfillment in dependably supporting the organization from behind the scenes. They are able to juggle competing priorities across multiple initiatives with grace. Finally, they find Simply Secure’s mission personally compelling, and are eager to grow their career at the intersection of user needs and privacy technology.
Operations Associate or Senior Associate [Simply Secure]
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