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Job Offer: Chat Control Campaigner (part-time)


MEP Patrick Breyer is looking for a campaigner on defending the digital secrecy of correspondence against the proposal to indiscriminately scan personal messages and data for suspicious content (so-called chat control proposal, see The position is offered on a freelance basis. The campaign to be facilitated will closely collaborate with civil society organisations and political actors throughout the European Union.


  • Develop and maintain relationships with civil society organisations and external partners.
  • Prepare and coordinate regular exchanges with civil society organisations and external partners.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate public communication strategies and engagement with citizens and stakeholders. 
  • Draft social media material and press communications.
  • Prepare and oversee campaign events 
  • Support and execute legal research on the subject of digital correspondence privacy.
  • Draft policy briefings

Contract specifications:

  • Freelance (working hours when it suits you)
  • Remuneration: 1500 EUR per month for an estimated 15 hours a week workload
  • Location: remote
  • Starting date: as soon as possible
  • Deadline for Applications: 31th January 2023


  • Experience in campaigning at national/European level
  • Knowledge in the functioning of European institutions
  • Understanding of and interest in the fight against mass surveillance
  • Excellent communication skills in English (other languages are an asset)
  • Willingness to work with Open Source Software and other open technologies
  • Full support for transparency in public affairs and deep respect for privacy in personal matters

If you would like to apply, please send your application documents (CV [without picture] and motivation letter) as a pdf file to (PGP key available here), using the subject line “Application Campaigner [YOUR NAME]”