Global Consultant: Smart Sex Worker’s Guide to Digital Security

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NSWP is seeking to appoint a Global Consultant to develop a Smart Sex Worker’s Guide, with accompanying Community Guide, on digital security for sex workers. NSWP will consider applications from individuals based in or outside of the UK.

Sex work is rapidly transforming with the expansion of information and communication technology (ICT). While providing increased opportunities and flexibility, ICT also presents new challenges and potential risks. Sex workers are increasingly targeted through facial recognition technology that poses serious threats to their privacy and safety. Sex workers are also increasingly targeted by national and international NGOs promoting digital health services, as well as government service providers, who wish to use mobile apps to provide information, but also to find, count, track, and trace sex workers. The increasing use of ICT poses many challenges in terms of protecting the privacy, confidentiality, and safety of sex workers, in an increasingly criminalised environment.

Please see the full Terms of Reference below for the position.

NOTE FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: NSWP, as a global member-based organisation, welcomes applications from people worldwide. However, as a small non-governmental organisation, we are not licensed as a sponsoring employer with the UK Home Office for international recruitment. If you are based in the UK NSWP is legally obliged to ask for documentation to validate your right to work in the UK. Applicants based abroad are employed as consultants based in their home countries who will be expected to work remotely. All successful applicants will be asked to provide two pieces of identification as proof of identity and residential address to enable NSWP to meet UK audit regulations.

INTERESTED? All candidates must complete the short application form provided below, outlining experience and skills and send to: secretariat@nswp.orgPlease indicate clearly which position you are applying for. CVs will not be considered.

NSWP values diversity and encourages applications from individuals with sex work experience and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a sex worker-led organisation, priority will be given to suitably qualified applicants who have sex work experience.

NSWP encourages applications from individuals who have not previously worked for NSWP.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday 31st January 2021 23.59 hours GMT.

INTERVIEWS: To be held week commencing 15th February 2021 via Zoom.

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Closing date: 
Sunday, 31 January, 2021 - 23:45