This exciting inaugural position for the Network will help ensure that civil society has the tools needed to actively participate in and influence the work of the Christchurch Call. This position will work with the Network to build organization structures from the ground up and engage with current Network members. Someone interested in technology policy and/or multistakeholder governance, and is excited about building something new and facilitating cutting-edge discussions will excel in this role. The Coordinator will wear several hats, including operational and membership engagement. A little more than half of your time will be spent coordinating the efforts of the Network. This will include scheduling and facilitating meetings and events, collating and distributing notes, communications activities like keeping the website updated and writing emails and newsletters, and general stakeholder management. You’ll also facilitate webinars and other external engagement. The rest of your time will be spent engaging with current members of the Network to assess their expertise, capacity and priority interests, with the goal of creating a report on membership with target areas for engagement with current and potential members, and targeted outreach. You should be great at connecting dots, be organised and a good listener with strong attention to detail. This role is largely autonomous, so we need you to be self-motivated and able to manage multiple and busy stakeholders to get things done (in other words you have a natural bias to action and the ability to herd opinionated cats).

Administration (60%): increase CCAN capacity by supporting CCAN co-Chairs with operational duties such as, but not limited to:

  • Website development and setting up IT systems (such as shared drives or communication tools)
  • Supporting working groups and sub-committees
  • Communications and intra-group liaison
  • Scheduling of meetings and public webinars; note taking
  • Document preparation and archiving
  • Support for CCAN representation at or participation in Christchurch Call events

Mapping Project (40%): Undertake a mapping exercise on the CCAN membership including but not limited to:

  • Designing, implementing and reporting on interviews with CCAN members aimed to assess expertise, capacity and priority interests.
  • Presenting data in a way that is accessible to stakeholders (civil society, governments and companies)

Key outputs will include:

  • Setting up a website for CCAN and keeping it up to date
  • Establishing digital communication channels
  • Convening ‘peer learning environments’ and/or webinars, making these widely accessible and promoting them across various networks and media
  • Providing administrative support to CCAN meetings (internal, with government partners, and with other stakeholders)
  • Completing mapping exercise of CCAN members – this will enable government, company and other CCAN supporters to more readily engage with the appropriate parts of the network on any given issue.

CCAN expects the following to be true as a result of your work:

  • CCAN is leading discussions on issues related to online terrorist and violent extremist content, including definitions of those terms
  • Meetings and webinars are well organised and attended
  • There is a growing awareness of CCAN and its expertise across governments, companies and civil society organisations
  • Increased connectedness of CCAN with other organisations and initiatives, including GIFCT, OECD and others
  • within CCAN and with other interested parties

Please, click here to apply.

Organisation: Christchurch Call Advisory Network (CCAN)

Deadline: 01/11/2021

Location: Remote, New Zealand preferred

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