General Coordinator – Technology, Media and Society

Are you passionate about technology’s impact on society and democracy? Do you have experience working in a start-up or tech environment? If so, we are looking for a General Coordinator to join our team at Gözlemevi – Turkey’s Observatory.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced General Coordinator who will be instrumental in managing our day-to-day operations, ensuring that the intricate workflow between our Data Analysis and Content Creation departments is seamless and efficient. The ideal candidate will be adept at understanding and meeting the diverse needs of our stakeholders, including researchers, journalists, and the broader community interested in technology’s societal impacts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take charge of the operational management of our teams, ensuring coordination and efficiency across all projects.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the needs and expectations of our diverse stakeholders, ranging from internal team members to external partners and audiences.
  • Engage in active stakeholder management, building and maintaining robust relationships, and ensuring that our projects align with their expectations and requirements.
  • Oversee project timelines, diligently managing resources to ensure that all projects are delivered on schedule and to the highest standard.
  • Facilitate effective and clear communication within the team, promoting a collaborative environment that fosters innovation and high-quality work.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Engineering, Journalism, Public Policy, Communications, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in operational management, ideally within a start-up, tech environment, or digital news organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and manage stakeholder needs effectively, with a focus on delivering results that meet or exceed expectations.
  • Strong leadership qualities, capable of motivating, guiding, and supporting teams to achieve collective objectives.
  • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills, with the capacity to manage multiple complex projects concurrently.
  • Fluent communication abilities in both English and Turkish, essential for diverse internal and external interactions.
  • A passion for the intersection of technology, society, democracy, and human rights, coupled with an understanding of the nuances in these areas.

Application Process: Candidates who are passionate about contributing to this dynamic field are encouraged to apply by sending their resume and cover letter to with the subject line “General Coordinator Application – REF24097”.

Additional Notes:

  • This role requires native-level proficiency in Turkish.
  • We appreciate all applications, but only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.