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.


Office Assistant

The CDT office assistant plays an important role in helping the organization advocate for digital rights. CDT is a small office of diverse staff and programs and needs a self-motivated, well organized, and flexible person interested in handling administrative challenges. The job requires an individual with the ability to handle a broad range of administrative and executive support tasks with very little supervision. This position is located in CDT’s Washington, DC office.

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

Qualifications

The Office Assistant is a support staff position, designed for candidates with a college degree and up to 2 years experience or equivalent. An ideal candidate would have nonprofit experience and be able to interact and respond to all levels of staff and visitors; is proactive, efficient, resourceful, and highly professional and respects confidentiality.

Characteristics include:

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive with public interest and government pay scales. CDT also offers excellent benefits, including health care and dental coverage, a retirement plan, and generous vacation and parental leave. CDT offers substantial autonomy within a team environment.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, along with a resume to [email protected] Deadline: Open until filled.


Director of Development

The Director of Development is a fundraising professional, responsible for raising CDT’s annual revenue and leading organizational growth. The Director works closely with the President & CEO and the VP Strategy in all development and fundraising endeavors. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build CDT’s financial resources.

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

The responsibilities of the Director of Development include:

Qualifications

This position is designed for candidates with significant experience. An ideal candidate would have:

Compensation

Salary is commensurate with experience and is competitive with public interest and government pay scales. 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]. Deadline: Open until 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.