Employment Opportunities

Tavaana is Hiring for the Following Positions:

Project Coordinator

Persian Language Tech Experts

In addition to these open positions, Tavaana is always interested to receive applications from freelance consultants in the following fields: translation, editing (English and Persian), curriculum design and development, research, graphic arts, video production, animation, and more.  Interested freelancers should please send a cover letter, CV, three work samples and references to brittany@eciviced.org

 


 

Project Coordinator

The E-Collaborative for Civic Education (ECCE), a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Bethesda, MD, seeks project coordinator(s).  ECCE’s mission is to leverage technology to promote democracy and human rights internationally. ECCE’s flagship project, Tavaana, is an e-learning institute for Iranian civil society. 

 

Honesty, integrity, and a strong work ethic are musts.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Grants management and donor reporting
  • Tracking of production pipelines for civic education curricular resources
  • Monitoring of technology analytics and monitoring other performance indicators
  • Project design, proposal writing and development strategizing
  • Financial and administrative support
  • Management of consultants and interns

 

Qualifications:

 

  • BA degree (MA preferred)
  • 2-5 years relevant internship or employment experience
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong writing abilities
  •  Finance/budgeting experience is a plus
  • Comfort with using technology. Knowledge of HTML, Photoshop, experience with a CMS, and/or experience with social media management highly desirable. Willingness to learn is a must.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Interest in Iran and issues of civic education and civil society are highly desirable
  • Persian and/or Arabic language fluency (including reading/writing) is a plus but not required
  • Working knowledge of US government grant rules and regulations is beneficial but not required

 

To apply:

Email brittany@eciviced.org with “Project Coordinator” in the subject line, including the following:

  • Cover letter (detailing exactly why ECCE and this particular position is right for you)
  • Resume (including GPA and relevant coursework)
  • Writing sample (2 pages minimum on a professional or academic subject relevant to ECCE’s work)
  • 3 references

 

ECCE offers a salary commensurate with experience and a competitive benefits package including full health and dental coverage and a retirement savings 401(k) plan with a generous employer match. ECCE is an equal opportunity employer.

 This is a full-time position located in Bethesda, MD. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and must be located in the Washington, DC area or able to relocate. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 


 

(Persian Language) Tech Experts

 

The E-Collaborative for Civic Education seeks Persian Language Tech Experts with honesty, integrity, and strong work ethic. ECCE's mission is to leverage technology to promote democracy and human rights internationally. ECCE's flagship project, Tavaana, is an e-learning institute for Iranian civil society. Its companion project TavaanaTech expands Iranians’ digital literacy, digital safety and Internet freedom while bringing consistent focus to civic uses of technology for propelling movements for democracy, human rights and social justice.

Responsibilities:

  • Website maintenance for both Tavaana and TavaanaTech

  • Creating, editing, and publishing timely tech resources and web content

  • Providing organizational tech support as well as support to Tavaana users through the Help Desk

  • Managing and making recommendations for ECCE’s overall uses of technology, website updates and new features

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Persian language fluency

  • 3-5 experience with the Iranian technology world, particularly digital safety needs

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Interest in Iran, issues of civic education and civil society are highly desirable

To apply:

Email brittany@eciviced.org with “Persian Language Tech Expert” in the subject line, including the following:

  • Cover letter (detailing exactly why ECCE and this particular position is right for you)

  • Resume (including GPA and relevant coursework)

  • Work samples

  • 3 references