The Engine Room supports activists and social change agents to make the most of data and technology to increase their impact. We are seeking our next Executive Director who can lead the organisation and advance our work.
The Executive Director works closely with The Engine Room board and senior management team to meet organisational objectives, with a focus on strategy, management, administration, financial health, partnerships and fundraising, and is key to shaping and maintaining the strong organisational culture at The Engine Room.
Important: This role, and our whole team, is entirely remote. We encourage candidates based anywhere in the world between timezones GMT -7 and GMT + 2 to apply.
The Executive Director will be responsible for the following:
We are looking for candidates with the following skills, qualities and experience:
We would prefer that candidates have some combination of the following:
We are technologists, strategists, researchers, designers, translators, and systems thinkers. Our team is located around the world, speaks 9 unique languages. The internet is our office. Candidates must have access to broadband internet connectivity and be comfortable working in a wholly virtual environment. We strongly welcome candidates from outside North America and Western Europe.
As an organisation, The Engine Room has valued diversity as a competency, and supported the development of a healthy organisational culture. We see leadership as a role that empowers others to do great things, and we’re proud to have invested in our operations and staff wellbeing alongside our programmatic work. To learn more about The Engine Room, see our 2017 or 2016 Annual Reports; follow us on Twitter @engnroom; or check out our Blog to read reflections and updates from the team.
Salary for the next executive director will be based on experience, fit and location.
This is a rolling application process and we will be reviewing submissions as they come in. We will compile an initial shortlist by May 7th and invite these shortlisted candidates for introductory calls. We may continue to receive and consider applications submitted after this date. Applications must be received via the link on this page, applications received via email will not be considered.