The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a Washington, DC based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices. The forum is led by Internet privacy experts and includes an advisory board comprised of leading figures from industry, academia, law and advocacy groups.


Education Policy Director (full-time)

FPF seeks a senior level education policy expert to lead our student privacy efforts. This individual will be a nationally recognized leader with a background in education policy issues and with an understanding of relevant technology, data and legal concerns. Project goals include developing best practices, advising policymakers, educating companies and school officials and creating tools and resources needed by stakeholders seeking to ensure student privacy when using data and technology for education.

This leader will bring a student and parent focused attitude to the work and also have the ability and experience to lead a national-scope research and advocacy project and manage a multi-disciplinary project team.

Salary commensurate with experience. Please direct letters of interest to


Communications and Outreach Manager (full-time)

FPF is hiring a professional communications/outreach manager to develop and execute a comprehensive communications program that will enhance FPF’s position and visibility across a wide variety of stakeholders including its members and supporters, policymakers, funding community and general public. Responsibilities include awareness building tasks through print and social media; identifying and coordinating op-ed placements and features in mainstream and trade outlets; managing content and presentation of web resources for effectiveness and impact; creating messaging and collateral for discrete deliverables, presentations, publications and events; and managing all aspects of communications and outreach related to the organization and its projects. Please direct letters of interest to


Administrative/Program Assistant (full-time)

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must be exceedingly well organized, energetic and enjoy the administrative challenges of working in a fast-paced, changing environment.

The ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in an often high-pressure environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient is crucial to this role. The ideal candidate must have a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Expert written and verbal communication skills, strong decision-making ability and attention to detail are also important.


  • Two to four years of experience preferably with a non-profit and/or government agency
  • Excellent calendar management skills, including the coordination of multiple competing meetings
  • Experience in scheduling travel (domestic and international) arrangements
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including experience managing multiple tasks with conflicting priorities, while achieving work goals under pressure with limited supervision
  • Experience with accounts payable and accounts receivables
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office including Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge/familiarity with CRM programs such as DonorPerfect
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

General duties & responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple, complex calendars, which includes planning meetings and scheduling conference calls
  • Answer telephones and direct all incoming calls to appropriate party promptly and efficiently
  • Arrange travel reservations and create itineraries for executives
  • Manage expense reports
  • Manage correspondence and filing
  • Undertake projects and research as required

Send cover letter and resume to

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