Hashtag Generation

PROJECT LEAD

About Us: 

Hashtag Generation is an antiracist, feminist movement led and run by a group of young tech-savvy Sri Lankans working towards building a society where everyone has the skills, information and tools to be active participants in making the decisions that affect their communities, technologies and bodies. The group adopts a non-partisan approach and works with the strong conviction that decision-making at all levels should remain transparent and radically inclusive in order to remain sustainable and to build lasting peace in Sri Lanka. 

Our work consists of initiatives such as advocating for youth participation in decision-making, strengthening women’s civic and political engagement, advocacy for the rights of ethnic, religious and sexual minorities and raising awareness on the importance of cyber security and countering misinformation and online hate speech. 

The Project Lead will serve under the guidance of the Head of Programmes and will be directly leading implementation of a project.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Project Implementation: Lead project implementation according to the project plan ensuring all organization systems and processes are adhered to. 
  • Team Coordination: Plan, organize and facilitate activities with the project team and other relevant teams to ensure seamless and timely implementation. 
  • Stakeholder Management: Maintain robust relationships with donors and other key stakeholders.
  • Reporting: Produce accurate and timely reports for donors, ensuring transparency and accountability. 
  • Organizational Support: Assist the organization in other related activities to promote overall mission success.
Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
    • Experience: Minimum of 2 years in project management and/or  the development sector with a focus on human rights, gender equality, digital media and democracy.
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in law, management, social sciences or a related field.  
    • Expertise: Strong understanding of social media, human rights and social issues. 
    • Language Proficiency: Fluency in Tamil or Sinhala, along with English.
    • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Independence: Ability to work independently, managing multiple projects concurrently.
    • Problem-Solving: Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

Hashtag Generation is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Application Process: 
  • Please apply by June 12, 2024. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
  • Initial applications should be emailed to [email protected] and must include:
    • Letter of interest (attachment) setting out why you are interested in the role
    • CV/Resume (attachment)
    • Note the role you are applying for in the subject line of your email
    • Please include your current location and city in your email