Careers

Do the possibilities presented by an innovative, open, and free internet inspire you? Do you find yourself engaged in passionate discussions about privacy policies? Are you yearning to put your expertise to work on internet neutrality legislation? If so, you might be a great fit for our team. View our open opportunities.


Development Manager, Individual Giving

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is seeking a full-time Development Manager to build and sustain an Individual Giving program at the organization. The position will oversee the day-to-day identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and prospects.

CDT offers the opportunity to work collaboratively across a wide variety of tech policy issues and gain experience working with corporate, foundation, and individual donor platforms. This is a growth opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented, development professional seeking to work on a broad range of projects.

About CDT

CDT is a leading nonprofit public interest organization, working at the cutting edge of digital rights policy. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT engages in a variety of strategies to enhance free expression and privacy, including advocacy, public education, and research. CDT works on legislation, participates in agency rule-makings, engages in litigation, and fosters consensus-building among public interest and private sector stakeholders. CDT in headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit our About page.

Responsibilities

This position reports to the Director of Development. Responsibilities include:

Qualifications

Applicants must have:

Additional qualifications may include:

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive within the nonprofit space. CDT provides a generous benefits package that includes health care and dental coverage, a retirement plan, paid vacation, sick days, and parental leave.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and a resume to [email protected]


Communications Intern, Summer 2019

The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is seeking a communications intern for Summer 2019.

About CDT

CDT is a leading nonprofit public interest organization, working at the cutting edge of digital rights policy. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT engages in a variety of strategies to enhance free expression and privacy, including advocacy, public education, and research. CDT works on legislation, participates in agency rule-makings, engages in litigation, and fosters consensus-building among public interest and private sector stakeholders. CDT in headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit our About page.

Responsibilities

Communications interns have the opportunity to work directly on executing CDT’s strategic communications efforts. They will delve into a range of technology policy topics, familiarize themselves with communications best practices and tools, work with multimedia, and attend and assist with relevant events.

This position will be full-time for the summer of 2019 in our Washington, D.C. office.

Qualifications

The ideal intern will have a strong interest in communicating complex policy issues and possess strong writing abilities. Interest in internet & technology policy is a huge plus, as is knowledge of the D.C. media landscape, web platforms, social media, and any photo or video editing experience.

CDT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

Compensation

CDT offers a small stipend for full-time interns.

To Apply

Interested candidate should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to [email protected] Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


The Center for Democracy & Technology is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or physical ability.