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Stellenausschreibung Campaigner “Stoppt die Vorratsdatenspeicherung” (Teilzeit) (archiviert)


The office of MEP Patrick Breyer is looking for a campaigner on data retention and mass surveillance. The position will be offered on a freelance basis. The campaigner will support the political work of Patrick Breyer with a view to facilitating an EU-level project against data retention measures. The project 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 data retention.
  • 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: 24 November 2021

Please note that for legal reasons this position cannot be offered to a member of the German Pirate Party.


  • Experience in campaigning at national/European level
  • Knowledge in the functioning of European institutions
  • Understanding of and interest in the fight against mass surveillance, particularly knowledge of the history of data retention laws at EU and national level
  • Excellent communication skills in English and German (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 optionally available here), using the subject line “Application DR Campaigner [YOUR NAME]”