Application Deadline: March 10, 2016, midnight GMT+0
ideal candidate combines the following skills:
- Data savvy: has experience working with data and a passion for teaching data skills.
- Understands the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and media in bringing positive change through advocacy, campaigns, and storytelling. Fellows are passionate about enabling partners to use data effectively through training and ongoing support.
- Interested or experienced in working with journalism and/or civil society.
- Has some facilitation skills and enjoys community-building (both online and offline).
- Eager to learn from and be connected with an international community of data enthusiasts.
- Provide a globally recognized community and programme which includes mentors, fellows, educators, and partners
- Organise a 9-month programme including online and offline trainings aimed at developing data and leadership skills as well as individual coaching
- Support the fellows to select local organisations to support and define clear, measurable objectives for their fellowships
- Implement an evaluation process tracking the deliverables of the fellowship.
- Connect fellows with a growing community of School of Data practitioners and ensure continuous exchange of resources, knowledge, and best practices
- Connect with and organise training sessions and coaching with renowned experts in the areas of participatory events management, storytelling, public speaking, etc.
- Facilitate opportunities for paid work, including fundraising for stipends to ensure ongoing availability and reactiveness to the needs of learners; see below for more information on the stipend
- Work with one or more local civil society organisations to develop data-driven campaigns and research
- Available positions: up to 10 fellows, with 5 slots reserved for Data Journalism, Extractives Data and Responsible Data applications. .
- Application deadline: March 10, 2016, midnight GMT+0
- Duration: From April 1st, 2016 to December 31st, 2016
- Level of activity: 10 days per month
- Stipend: $1000 USD per month
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