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.

To apply for any of these positions, send your application to info@smex.org with the opportunity title as a subject line. We accept applications on a rolling basis. In your application please include the following:

  • A current CV.
  • A brief description of why this opportunity interests you and how it fits into your current studies and future career goals.
  • Links to previous work, especially work that highlights your writing and media skills.

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[…]

[Expired] Researcher (Part-Time): Contact-Tracing Apps

SMEX is seeking a part-time researcher to work on a project assessing the Lebanese government’s technical response, or lack thereof, to the Covid-19 crisis. The project is part of a comparative study analyzing the implications of the technical measures governments adopted, with a particular focus on the adoption of contact-tracing[…]

[Expired] Communication and Campaigns Officer

SMEX is recruiting a part time Communication and Campaigns Officer. They will be in charge of campaigning for the different projects that SMEX is currently implementing in addition to managing communication and campaigning for SMEX’s annual Arabic-language unconference Bread&Net. Key Responsibilities: Co-create the social media strategy with the Digital Content[…]

[Expired] Call for Graphic Designer/Part-time

SMEX is interested in recruiting a graphic designer. This person will help the organization on the different running projects visualization.   Key Responsibilities: Ability to work with instructions and tasks from the Operations Manager Demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches and working on layouts ready for print, and for the[…]

[Expired] Bread&Net 2020: Call for Sound Engineer

SMEX has decided to organize the annual digital rights event in the MENA region Bread&Net 2020 online. While we won’t be hosting an in-person gathering as usual, we look forward to once again bringing the community together with an engaging and dynamic online experience that addresses the most pressing digital[…]

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