Opportunities at SMEX

We are looking for people who have a passion for making the world a better place. Below you will find the available job positions, internships, and volunteering opportunities at SMEX.

SMEX Seeks In-House Technologist

At SMEX, we are looking for an in-house technologist to join our team. He or She will be working with a senior technologist on developing the technology within SMEX. This is a part-time position that requires good understanding of the digital rights scene in the Arab region and globally. Key[…]

SMEX Seeks Research Manager

The research manager is a mid-level position that oversees all aspects of SMEX digital rights research projects from conception to completion. Their work product is the evidence-based foundation for SMEX campaigns, expertise development programs, and policy briefs. They work closely with all members of the SMEX team and report to[…]

[Expired] SMEX Seeks Building Networks Consultant

At SMEX, we are working on building networks around digital rights and freedom of expression, both nationally and regionally. We are looking for someone enthusiastic to draft and oversee the network’s framework, processes, and implementation in the aim of creating active and functional networks across the Middle East and North[…]

[Expired] SMEX Seeks Program Coordinator

At SMEX, we are working on building networks around digital rights and freedom of expression, both nationally and regionally. We are looking for someone enthusiastic to draft and oversee  the program’s framework, processes and implementation in the aim of creating active and functional networks across the Middle East and North[…]

[Expired] BreadandNet: Technical Support Specialist Call

SMEX is looking for a technical support specialist, familiar with the Hopin platform to assist in the production of the 2020 edition of Bread&Net, our annual conference on digital rights. This offer is project-based (around 25 hours).  Key Responsibilities: Use video streaming tools effectively to produce a live stream to[…]

[Expired] SMEX Is Recruiting a Part-Time English Editor

SMEX is interested in recruiting a part-time English editor. This person will be leading the English editing process under the direction of the digital content manager. Key Responsibilities: Editing and proofreading different types of content for errors and inconsistencies. Creating compelling headlines and body copy that will capture the attention[…]

SMEX Seeks Contributors from Arabic-speaking Countries

The recent, mass protests in the region have challenged the closing of online and offline civic space by governments and companies who, through their policies and other means, restrict online speech, limit access to the internet, expand surveillance, and contribute to the spread of hate speech and disinformation online. SMEX[…]

[Expired] Digital Rights Legal Advisor

SMEX seeks a legal advisor with an interest in digital rights-related issues to launch and lead our Legal Unit. The Legal Unit will support our technical and advocacy teams in affecting more sustainable changes to the digital landscape, by bolstering our authority to address the frequent violations of data security,[…]

[Expired] Researcher (Part-Time): Internet Access and Privacy

SMEX is seeking a part-time researcher to work on a project analyzing the threats to internet access and digital privacy faced by Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The mixed methods research project will combine interviews with relevant stakeholders, a survey, and desk research. The ideal candidate should be comfortable conducting interviews[…]

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