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

 


 

(Persian Language) Project Coordinator

The E-Collaborative for Civic Education seeks a project coordinator with honesty, integrity, and a strong work ethic. ECCE's mission is to leverage technology to promote democracy and human rights internationally.

Responsibilities:

  • Using demonstrated Persian language skills and subject area knowledge to contribute to curriculum in coordination with Tavaana course instructors on topics such as civic organizing, environmental advocacy, minority rights, prisoner rights, democracy, or digital safety, and to contribute ideas for Tavaana’s strategic growth

  • Managing eclassrooms, student recruitment and communication with student cohorts

  • Assisting with monitoring and evaluation for courses and other programmatic activity

  • Moderating and recording live classes and events

  • Managing interns

  • Managing website content

  • Providing support to grant administration and compliance

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Persian language fluency

  • 3-5 years relevant work experience

  • Demonstrated attention to detail

  • Demonstrated knowledge of subject areas such as Iran civic organizing, minority rights, democracy, and digital safety

  • Experience and comfort 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

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