Internet startup and tech job announcements (fwd)

rosaphil (
Wed, 7 Jul 1999 02:33:42 -0400 (EDT)

*Better Living Thru Better Living!* *

Date: Tue, 6 Jul 1999 12:45:35 -0400

Internet startup in Northern Virginia/Washington DC area is seeking smart,
savvy, inspired developers with proven experience in constructing
database-driven Web sites. If you can make a Unix box get down and funky
and do
the fandango, we want to talk to you. If you grok C, C++, Perl, SQL, and can
persuade them to sing together in perfect harmony, what are you waiting for?

To make this point even more clear, let's put it this way: This is a perfect
opportunity to get in on the ground floor of very early stage venture where
you're not only implementing a site but designing it too. Candidates should
have worked with large databases and Web frontends before (search engines or
portals a definite plus) and really should live in the DC metro area, though
we'll entertain resumes from those who don't.

Email your resume to Please send raw ASCII text with no
attachments. Do not forward this message after 15 August 1999.


From: "Phil Gutis" <PGutis@ACLU.ORG>
To: <>
Subject: another great ACLU online position
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 1999 15:25:30 -0400


Our cyberorganizer position has opened up ... its a great opportunity for
online activists! Hoping you can post this to your list.


Phil Gutis


July 1999

Washington Communications Unit

The American Civil Liberties Union, a national not-for-profit public
interest organization, invites applications for the full-time position of
CyberOrganizer to work in the organization's Washington, DC office under the
direct supervision of the Field Director and Director of Legislative


The CyberOrganizer is responsible for coordinating the Internet-based
aspects of the ACLU's grassroots field program. Principal tasks include
preparation of legislative material on the ACLU's website, managing
e-mail communications with the ACLU Action Network and other Internet-based
constituencies, and exploring ways to better communicate the ACLU's
legislative message through the Internet. In addition to the Field Staff,
the CyberOrganizer will work very closely with the ACLU's online program
staff in New York.

Specific responsibilities include:

-- Maintaining the "ACLU in Congress" section of the ACLU's Freedom Network
at, including preparation and posting of action alerts and
other legislative documents.
-- Working to activate and expand the ACLU Action Alert listserv. Developing
issue-specific listservs and helping ACLU affiliates develop state-specific
email networks.
-- Special projects as assigned by the Field Director, the Director of
Legislative Communications or the Washington Office Director.


-- Strong knowledge of HTML and publishing on the World Wide Web.
-- Familiarity with Internet-based communications tools such as listservs
and newsgroups.
-- Experience with grassroots organizing and the legislative process.
-- Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
-- Ability to work under deadline pressure.
-- Interest in civil liberties and rights will be helpful.
-- Organizational skills with attention to detail.
-- Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant work experience


Commensurate with experience, within the parameters of the ACLU compensation
scale. Excellent health and welfare benefits are provided.


As soon as possible, interested persons should submit a letter of interest
which includes desired salary range, a resume and names and phone numbers of
three references and a writing sample to Office Administrator, ACLU, 122
Maryland Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively
recruits women, people of color, persons with disabilities and lesbians and
gay men.


Subject: Web Job in Washington DC
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1999 13:10:14 -0400 


If you know anyone who might be interested in the following position, it
would be greatly appreciated if you would pass it on. Please send all
replies to the address below, not to me. I am just the messenger. Thanks

Web Designer
The Center for Responsive Politics, a non-partisan non-profit in
Washington, DC, that tracks money in politics, is seeking a Web
Designer.  This individual will join a small, dedicated and talented
team providing timely information to reporters and citizens.  The
primary duty is to create and manage a 50-state web project that details
campaign contributions for the upcoming elections.  Opportunities to
learn and practice additional technology skills abound.  HTML, MS Access
and Visual Basic experienced desired, but intelligence, enthusiasm and a
demonstrated commitment to public service can be substituted for some of
these requirements.  A basic understanding of the American political
system is mandatory.  For more information, visit
Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to or fax
to 202-857-7809.


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