Oversight Board is hiring a
About the Oversight Board
The Oversight Board makes binding and independent decisions about the most challenging content issues on Facebook and Instagram. Members of the Board include Helle Thorning-Schmidt, former Prime Minister of Denmark, Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Michael McConnell, Director of Stanford’s Constitutional Law Center, and may other diverse leaders and thinkers from around the world. The Board issued its first decisions in January 2021.
The Oversight Board Administration is the team of full-time staff who supports Board Members in carrying out their duties. The Administration has a presence in London, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and operates with a global scope.
You can learn more about the Board at www.oversightboard.com.
Role and responsibilities
Joining the Oversight Board Administration is a chance to be part of an organization which is leading on some of the most challenging issues facing the tech industry and society.
Under the supervision of the Head of Data & Implementation, you will play a critical role across the Content Teams and will leverage available data to help increase the Board’s impact. You will contribute to the team’s efforts to design, drive and maintain a data-driven framework aimed at tracking, measuring, and analyzing how Meta implements the Board’s decisions and policy recommendations; the impact of those decisions on users, communities, and the social media ecosystem globally; and ways to optimize Content Team processes.
You will be working with the Cases and Policy team to advise the Board on its policy recommendations and help make them more easily implementable by Meta integrity teams, content moderators and automated systems, and thereby, enhance the Board’s impact over time. As a Data & Implementation Officer, you will also play a key and collaborative role across all Content Team departments by leveraging data to foster cross-functional collaboration and processes improvements. This will include contributing to Content Team project management, planning, and strategy development.
This role will preferably be based in London, with possibility for location in San Francisco or Washington D.C. Oversight Board offers flexible hybrid remote working. We welcome applications for those based across West Coast US states, to allow for collaboration of time zone.
Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Skills and Experience
The Oversight Board Administration values diversity of experience. Candidates should have a strong combination of several of the following skills, competencies and experience:
What we can offer you
As well as a competitive annual salary of $110,000, we also offer an excellent market leading benefits package, covering a variety of areas, both professional and personal. These benefits include:
Oversight Board is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You will receive equal treatment regardless of age, mental or physical disability, gender, gender expression or gender identity (including transgender status), gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions) or maternity, race, colour, creed, nationality, ancestry, citizenship status, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.
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