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Courage is recruiting for a WikiLeaks campaigner

WikiLeaks Campaigner

Courage is recruiting for one or more campaigners to organise support for WikiLeaks and Julian Assange in the United States, particularly highlighting the First Amendment issues for journalists and publishers. Goals would include reaching influencers, demonstrating public support and fundraising for ongoing legal costs. Campaigners will develop strategy in collaboration with a distinguished team of international lawyers. The ideal candidates will be committed professionals with a track record of achieving measurable results.

Overall goals:

  • Getting the Grand Jury investigation dropped
  • Removing barriers to Julian Assange being able to exercise his asylum and leave the embassy

Goals for Julian Assange’s right to asylum:

  • Building a network of high-profile support that can be utilised for campaign actions
  • Demonstrating broadened and deepened public support for WikiLeaks in the
    United States
  • Fundraising for legal costs and salary


  • Concentrate our opposition to the Department of Justice investigation on the fact that it contravenes the First Amendment of the US Constitution, and create public pressure and a media campaign accordingly

Experience in some of the following specialities is required:

  • Digital campaigns
  • Community organising
  • Social media
  • Political consultancy
  • Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Fundraising
  • Legal activism

Campaigners can work remotely but will need to be able to work on Eastern Standard time. The working language will be English and facility in other languages, especially Spanish, is desirable.

This post will be for a three-month initial term, with the possibility of extension.

Please send a CV by 16 September with a covering email detailing your initial plan for the campaign to