Job Opening: Executive Director, Humanity+


Humanity+ (formerly known as the World Transhumanist Association) is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the affairs of H+ under the Direction of the Board of Directors, including:

  • directing the work of the Assistant Director

  • maintaining the website

  • fundraising

  • managing H+ Magazine, mailing lists, a newsletter, and member communications

  • maintaining contact with chapters and organizing committees, and facilitating chapter growth

  • maintaining contact with affiliates around the programmatic agenda outlined by the Board

  • representing H+ and transhumanism in the media and other fora

Experience with organizational management and fundraising, and an understanding of and commitment to transhumanism, are essential.

Location is irrelevant as the candidate will be expected to telework.

Fluency in English is essential, with other world languages a plus. (S)he is expected to have strong communication skills.

The position is currently voluntary. However, there are prospects that fundraising will enable some level of compensation in the coming year.

Applications will be accepted until December 19, 2008. A final decision will be made by December 30, 2008, and the position will begin January 1, 2009.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest detailing relevant experience and one's personal vision for the position to: [[email protected]].