AlgorithmWatch is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of our hiring and promotion process. We feel that the mission to appropriately govern algorithmic systems benefits from a diversity of perspectives. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and strongly encourage minorities to apply. We hope we have succeeded in designing a recruitment process that will be inclusive. In case you think we are falling short on this aspiration we would appreciate your feedback.

Open positions

Technical campaigner

AlgorithmWatch is looking for a dedicated technical campaigner to join our team in Berlin. Fluent German and proficient English skills are required.

  • Contract initially for 2 years, with 30-40 hours/week
  • 45,000 to 50,000 euros gross salary (see below for details)
  • Earliest starting date: January 1, 2022
  • Application deadline: 18 October 2021, 12 noon CET

The full job description is available in German here.


Writing is your passion? Do you feel like working in a young and influential NGO? And you want to contribute your skills and experience to one of the most important and exciting social issues of our time? Our team in Berlin is looking forward to your application!

  • 30–40 hours / week
  • Yearly salary: between 42.000 and 45.000 euros gross (at 100%), depending on experience
  • Start date: 1. January 2022
  • Application deadline: open, we invite to interviews on a rolling basis (November & December 2021)

The full job description is available in German here.

Freelance with AlgorithmWatch

AlgorithmWatch is an advocacy organization that also carries out research and investigations to shed light on automated systems. We always welcome contributions from outside journalists. Here's what you need to know before you freelance for AlgorithmWatch.

Read more about this opportunity here.

Unsolicited application

Have you not found a suitable position for your profile, or do we currently not have any vacancies to fill?
We look forward to receiving your unsolicited application.

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