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.

[Expired] We are looking for 5 videographers and 1 photographer for Bread&Net 2019

Videographer: We are looking for 5 videographers. (as of 15/10/2019) You are a videographer with one to two years of experience.  You have your own camera, preferably a video camera than can shoot Full HD.  You must have a tripod.  You have preferably at least two batteries plus their recharging[…]

Social Media Solutions Training for Journalists in the Middle East and North Africa

SMEX will host a workshop about Social Media Solutions Training in Masaha. This one-day workshop is led by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in partnership with the Facebook Journalism Project. Participants in the Social Media Solutions program will learn practical skills in four key areas: verification, security, engagement and[…]

SMEX and LADE to Monitor Candidates’ Speech on Social Media During 2018 Parliamentary Elections

On May 6, Lebanon will hold parliamentary elections for the first time since 2009, following three consecutive extensions of the parliament’s mandate, totalling one full term. Since the last general election, internet penetration in Lebanon has increased exponentially from 25 percent to around 80 percent. The usage of social media,[…]

SMEX Seeks Creative, Skilled Web Developer

SMEX is hiring a consultant to support the development of our new website. We are looking for someone who can help us overhaul the site. We expect that this overhaul will require updating the front and back-end infrastructure, incorporating SMEX branding into a new skin, implementing new interactive features, and[…]

Interning with SMEX

Feature image via wikimedia.org. SMEX is looking for an enthusiastic intern, who’s interested in working on digital rights issues and online advocacy campaigns in Lebanon and the greater MENA region, for the 2018 spring and summer. You will work closely with the SMEX team and partners on existing research projects related[…]

Innovation for Change, in Partnership with SMEX, Seeks a MENA Hub Coordinator

   Innovation for Change supports new and established approaches to promote, strengthen, and connect a vibrant, pluralistic, and rights-based civil society in open, closing, and closed spaces through the establishment of demand-driven and cutting-edge virtual hubs that support the development of civil society in their regions, by helping civil society organizations[…]

Call for Applications: The SMEX Fellowship for Reporting on Digital Freedoms

The SMEX Fellowship for Reporting on Digital Freedoms is a three-month stipend-supported fellowship based in Beirut, Lebanon. The program is designed to encourage, facilitate, and disseminate research on digital rights in Lebanon, with the goal of advancing evidence-based public debates. Two fellows will be selected to investigate a topic of[…]

Digital Safety Master Class at SMEX

Feature image via: Staticflickr.com: Computer Security , by perspec_photo88. Digital surveillance is growing worldwide and can threaten your right to free speech and privacy. Fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself from prying eyes and maintain your privacy online. On Thursday, December 22, SMEX will host a 3-hour master class[…]

Apply for the First School of Internet Governance in Lebanon

Feature image via Tasharuk.net.     For policy makers, journalists, entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and activists, a sound knowledge of Internet governance is fast becoming as important as an understanding of national and international law. With this in mind, SMEX is pleased to open the application process for this year’s Middle[…]

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