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Digital Security Trainer

Status: Open

  • Employment

Organisation: Internews

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Lebanon

Internews is looking for a Digital Security Trainer in Lebanon who will be working on strengthening digital security of LGBTQIA+ communities in Lebanon, improving their resilience in the face of ongoing digital threats. The project will employ a multi-layered, community-based approach, focusing intensively and deliberately on the needs of LGBTQIA+ individuals.


This part-time position will be based remotely in Lebanon. Candidates should possess independent work authorization in Lebanon that does not require employer sponsorship.

This is a limited-term position with an anticipated term of nine months and anticipated level of effort of 50%.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon.

DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include:

Curriculum Development & Localization:

  • Develop and facilitate a three-month digital security training curriculum with both in-person and virtual sessions;
  • Facilitate Lebanon-specific threat modeling workshops with Organizational Partners and Fellows;
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance during the development of new digital security resources and localization of existing resources (including guides, tools, etc.);
  • Strategically shape new training resources developed under the project to ensure they are scalable and relevant at the global level.

Training & Mentorship:

  • Serve as a mentor to selected fellows, ensuring knowledge and implementation of tailored security practices;
  • Support the development of security networks; country-specific collaborative security plans, including a detailed plan for long-term information sharing;
  • Collaborate with the project team and partners to build advanced training approaches.


  • Advise the development and implementation of digital safety awareness-raising engagements for lgbtq+ individuals in the region;
  • Contribute to the writing and compiling of program reporting, including quarterly reports and other project-related reports.

Values & Flexibility:

  • Completing other duties as mutually agreed;
  • Passionate about teaching others with compassion and understanding of their skills and abilities;
  • In all duties, uphold Internews’ Core Values and demonstrate commitment to fostering a culture of Belonging, Dignity, and Justice.



  • Experience as a digital security trainer in Lebanon, including experience developing training curriculum;
  • Experience facilitating virtual digital security trainings;
  • Experience with threat modeling, and selecting/installing digital security-related software and equipment for individuals or organizations;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong understanding of secure communication tools;
  • Professional-level fluency in Arabic and English;
  • Optimism, a sense of humor, and excitement at supporting and elevating voices of people across the globe.


Note: Candidates who do not have these preferred qualifications, but are interested and willing to learn, are encouraged to apply.

  • 3+ years’ experience as a digital security trainer, including experience developing training curriculum;
  • Non-profit experience and/or familiarity with US government rules and regulations;
  • Experience with facilitating large-scale, regional events, and experience with events that bring together diverse skill sets, diverse cultures/ethnicity etc.;
  • Experience using project management tools (e.g. – Trello, Airtable, etc.).

Learn more here and apply.

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