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Project Lockdown: Recruiting Manager

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Project Lockdown (The IO Foundation)

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The Recruiting Manager is responsible for advertising any open positions at Project Lockdown, communicating with interested individuals about Project Lockdown, setting up and hosting interviews with candidates, and making decisions, alongside the other coordinators on the project, about volunteer recruitment. Essentially, it is critical that the Recruitment Coordinator is the main touchpoint for all interested candidates until they are officially onboarded to Project Lockdown.


  • Must have recruitment experience or possess a strong interest in learning more about talent acquisition/human resources

  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills

  • Must be inviting to all potential candidates of Project Lockdown

  • Must have ability to manage multiple tasks at a time

  • Must have strong organizational skills to manage and respond to multiple candidates at a time

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Must be sensitive to the diversity of backgrounds that potential candidates come from


  • Must be able to dedicate at least five hours per week to recruitment activities or interviews

  • Must be able to recruit at least two dedicated volunteers per month for Project Lockdown

  • Must report to Human Resources Coordinator weekly

If you are interested in this role and in contributing to the goals of Project Lockdown, tell us a little about yourself and why you want to join us!

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About Project Lockdown (The IO Foundation)


Riia tn 128, TArtu, Estonia 50411, CA

Mission Statement

Project Lockdown maps the different Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions enforced by governments across the globe in response to the COVID-19 crisis in order to visualize the success of different pandemic response measures, monitor effects on Human and Digital Rights, and clarify evaluation metrics.


Lockdown, quarantine, and isolation measures have been implemented across the globe to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and its strain on medical infrastructure. Project Lockdown is an open-source interactive map that empowers citizens, journalists, and human rights workers to easily analyze the social and political effects of these measures.

We are a global team of volunteers and developed the Beta map during the #EUvsVirus hackathon in late-April, where we won second place for the "Protection of Citizens & Democracy" challenge, and have since launched publicly! Our growing team consists of Data Scientists, Editors, Designers, and Web Developers, and we have support teams in Human Resources, Resource Allocation, Documentation, and Marketing and Communications. We foresee long-term viability for this project and welcome international volunteers!

Check out our interactive map at: https://projectlockdown.world/.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Computers & Technology


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Human Resources Recruitment
  • Recruiting
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours weekly

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