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Job opening on the FSF campaign team

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Job opening on the FSF campaign team
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 17:48:34 -0400
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FSF Campaigns Manager

Job Description

The Campaigns Manager implements the FSF communications strategy and
works as part of a team to develop and implement issue campaigns and
community resources, acting as a spokesperson on matters of software
freedom. The Campaigns Manager handles writing, editing, speaking,
and research related to these activist and program efforts; coordinates
the GNU Chief Webmaster and the other webmaster volunteers to develop
FSF and GNU web sites; plans and implements proposals to increase
fundraising; and serves as a main point of contact between the
Foundation and the free software community.


This is an opportunity to work for the organization that started the GNU
project, authored the GPL, and launched the free software movement.
Working as part of a team of two, you will help direct FSF campaigns and
communications strategy.


        * You must be a free software activist with a commitment to
        computer user freedom.
        * Excellent written communication skills, able to demonstrate
        that you can work in a precise way whilst handling multiple
        * A good public speaker with experience of handling press
        * Experience of organizing events and handling community
        relations in a diplomatic way.
        * Possess the technical skills of a Webmaster.
        * Candidates must support the principles of Software Freedom and
        demonstrate their knowledge of the policies and work of the
Other Details

The job must be worked on-site at FSF's downtown Boston offices. An
on-site interview will be required with both the Executive Director and
FSF President.

This job is a union position. The salary is fixed at $50,057/year and is
non-negotiable. Other benefits include the following:

      * full family health coverage through Blue Cross/Blue Shield's HMO
        Blue program, and subsidized dental plan.
      * four weeks of paid vacation annually,
      * seventeen paid holidays annually,
      * public transit commuting cost reimbursement,
      * 403(b) program through TIAA-CREF,
      * somewhat flexible work hours,   

Resumes and cover letters must be submitted via email to
<address@hidden>. The email must contain the subject line, "Campaigns
Manager". Resumes should be attached in ASCII text or PDF. Cover letters
must be in ASCII directly in the body of the email message. Resumes not
sent via email or email submissions that do not follow these
instructions will be ignored.

Initial interviews will be held in the week commencing April 22.

John Sullivan
Campaigns Manager            | Phone: (617)542-5942 x23    
51 Franklin Street, 5th Fl.  | Fax:   (617)542-2652     
Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA    | GPG:   AE8600B6

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