At the Centre for Effective Altruism (CEA), you’ll work to support the effective altruism community alongside a team of interesting, committed people. We have remote workers in many different cities, as well as an office in Oxford, UK. And we all follow a common set of values.
Application deadline: Sunday, April 4th 2021, 1:00 am BST
The Centre for Effective Altruism (CEA) is seeking a full-stack engineer to help us build a unified online platform for the effective altruism community.
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The Centre for Effective Altruism (CEA) is seeking a Finance and Data Lead to manage $42 million in turnover across five major EA organizations, and to analyze the data that drives our work.
There are also frequent opportunities at other organizations in the community:
- Visit 80,000 Hours' job board for a curated list of jobs which doesn't aim to be comprehensive.
- EA Work Club and the Effective Altruism Job Postings Facebook group both feature a wider, non-curated collection of jobs.
- You can get regular updates on job opportunities by subscribing to the EA Newsletter.
The specifics of what we are looking for depend on the role; details can be found in each job description. In general, we’re looking for people who have many of the following traits:
- Eager to work in accordance with our team values;
- Self-motivated, hard-working, and independent;
- Having a strong desire for personal development;
- Able to quickly master complex, abstract ideas, and solve problems;
- Able to communicate clearly and persuasively in writing and in person;
- Comfortable working in a team;
- Able to lead a team and manage a complex project;
- Deeply interested in making the world a better place in an effective way, using evidence and reason;
- Familiar with the aims of the Centre for Effective Altruism and its constituent organizations.
This will depend on the role, of course, but some of the following actions might help:
- Gain professional experience in established organizations where you will learn a lot, such as working in consulting, government, politics, advocacy, law, think tanks, movement building, journalism, etc. You can learn more about building up your career capital here.
- Write regularly, and consider sharing your work on the EA Forum.
- Manage student and workplace clubs or societies.
- Learn how to run events, such as conferences or workshops.
- Work on exciting projects in your spare time.
- Found a start-up business or non-profit, or join a new project soon after it gets started.
- Get experience promoting the ideas of effective altruism (online or in-person).
- Use 80,000 Hours’ research to analyze your own career plans.