IT & Web Assistant Job Vacancy

Job Vacancies at JoopeA

We are looking for enthusiast & energetic people who are interested in Human Rights & Technology to join our team as IT & web assistant.

Our team is young, innovative with progressive structure. We are weird and love to explore unknown. Yet, all of the team are highly responsible and aligned with our code of conduct. Because it’s essential to not let anyone behind and grow all together. We are looking for a new colleague(s) now who shares the same values.


  • Create designs and graphics for websites or print
  • Web administrations
  • Changes on websites codes
  • Daily check of web platform, security vulnerabilities, updates, etc.
  • Solve colleagues basic problems with their PCs

Eligibility & Skills:

  • Fluent in English
  • Experience of working in related field for more than 3 years
  • Good in teamwork and ability to work in crowded situation
  • Education of MBO, HBO, Bachelor degree or equivalent knowledge
  • Be available out of office hours for urgent matters
  • High Digital Security skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, InDesign
  • Full knowledge of WordPress CMS administration
  • Advanced in HTML and CSS
  • Intermediate PHP, MySQL
  • Advanced knowledge of Office software


Applicants who are based in Amsterdam or max 50km away and can be present in office during working hours for two days per week (24h/w) or more has priority. But remote work is considered too for those who doesn’t live in the Netherlands.

Nice to have skills:

  • Android development
  • Intermediate Persian
  • Intermediate Dutch


Is it something for you? Send your resume to [email protected]
Before you apply, please review our Code of Conduct.

Elham Malekpoor Introduction

Elham Malekpoor on the way to Iran Boat in Amsterdam Pride 2018

Elham Malekpoor ArashluQueer hobo poet has been called Elham Malekpoor Arashlu since 29th July 1983 has published several collections of poetry, most of which have been banned or censored in Iran and has had several writings published or non-published including poetry, short story, article and research; by own name or various aliases. The theoretical human rights activist who believes in saving the world with words.

El is also known as a human rights activist who is particularly dealing with child labor and queer rights and keeps the fame of a poet who has been active in both the literary domain and in human rights activities. A semi-blind has graduated from both agricultural engineering and Persian literature and had be on the Protective Fellowship Scheme for Human Rights Defenders at Risk at the center for applied human rights at the university of York and had work on the “Historicizing HOMAN” project on the first group engaged in writing the history of sexual minorities in Iran during staying at York. You can download this book via JNews Books here:

El was a member of JoopeA since the beginning (2009). She is participating and cooperating as an adviser and editor. Elham joined the management team in 2015, created JoopeA’s editorial guideline, JoopeA’s members guideline and new organization Status. She is the main organizer of Homophilia Campaign & major actor for IranPride campaign.

Unfortunately, she had to leave us as permanent member due to her savior health problems on 25th of July 2018. We miss her always.

To be in touch with El, you can follow her Twitter or send her direct email using this form:



Read more about Elham Malekpoor Arashlu on Wikipedia

Nakisa Azari Introduction

He was born short after 1979 revolution in Vasfenard, a neighborhood in south of Tehran. He was raising in a middle class religious family among three other siblings.

He was interested in poetry and storytelling since childhood. He was spending most of his time in reading novels and poems since he left university.

He is writing in several newspapers, websites and blogs.

He believes in agnostic, socialism, ٰpoststructuralism and anarchism. He is active in workers unions and left wings, ethnicity minorities, queer rights and children rights.

He starts working as chief editor in JoopeA foundation since January 2014.

You can send email to editor [at] joopea [dot] com to be touch with him.

Raham Rafiee Introduction

Raham Rafiee

Raham Rafiee was born in June 1985 in Iran. He was raised among many religious and intellectuals during puberty. This results in great thoughts of creating an utopia.

He started blogging since he was 16. He was part of big group pf gay bloggers then.

He is very interested in computer and programming. He is programming in PHP, Java and Python. He is working as IT manager of Radio Zamaneh since Nov 2014.

JoopeA foundation has been registered under his name as chairman of board in Oct 2014 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

He is living with his partner and his dog in the Netherlands since April 2013.

To be in touch with him you can follow his Twitter or Facebook account or send email to raham [at] joopea [dot] com