Work with us

Would you like to work with a leading civil liberties campaign organisation that holds Government to account?

Do you care about the impact of new technologies on human rights in the UK?

Are you passionate about privacy rights?

Work with Big Brother Watch!

Big Brother Watch is a UK non-profit campaign group leading the protection of privacy and civil liberties in the UK in a time of enormous technological change. We fight for a free future — and we fight to win. Our success relies on the dedication of our small, committed team — and if you share our passion for privacy and civil liberties, we want to hear from you.

Current opportunities


We are recruiting new volunteers to support us in protecting privacy and civil liberties issues in the UK. The roles are based in our London office, restrictions permitting, though we do offer a flexible working policy. The roles available are:

  • Policy Research Volunteer: working with our Legal and Policy team on a range of current legislation, particularly on free speech issues (legal training not required)
  • Campaigns Volunteer: working across the team on our current campaigns, communications, and research
  • We are looking for volunteers with:

  • A demonstrable passion for civil liberties and either campaigning, political research or communications
  • Interest in the intersection of technology and human rights
  • Courage to hold the powerful to account
  • An ability to volunteer for 1 day (Mon-Fri) per week for a minimum of six months
  • What we can offer:

  • We will reimburse your travel costs within London (zones 1-6) and a daily lunch allowance of up to £6
  • Experience working as part of a dedicated, dynamic, positive team of campaigners on critical civil liberties issues
  • Monthly supervisions and support

  • Please send your CV and a covering letter (maximum one page) to recruitment@bigbrotherwatch.org.uk
  • Please state in your covering letter which role you would like to apply for and why you have the appropriate skills and interest.
  • Please let us know what your availability is and when you would be able to start.
  • The deadline for applications is Wednesday 18th August.