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Team Leader

Location: Europe
Location: Multiple Locations
City/Cities Location Details: n/a
Job Code: 6181


Project title: EU4Independent Media


Brief description:

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is to contribute to democratisation and empower citizens in the Eastern Neighbourhood.

Purpose: Independent, professional journalists need financially viable outlets and media outlets across this region face tremendous challenges. Some of these are due to global sectorial trends whereas others are region- and/or country specific. This intervention aims to take a comprehensive approach to provide tailor-made support to improve the immediate and long-term financial viability of independent media outlets. This will include trainings, mentoring and tutoring to improve quality and develop new media products. Capacity building will also aim to enhance management, marketing skills as well as support to develop new revenue streams, increased understanding of audiences and make necessary technological investments. Furthermore, this intervention also supports content production, investigative journalism and reinforce peer-to-peer networking of media professionals.


Commencement date of the project: November 2021


Duration of the assignment: 660 days / full-time




Qualifications & skills


  • A university degree in journalism or a relevant, directly related discipline, or equivalent relevant professional experience of at least 4 years. These 4 years are counted in addition to those required under ‘General professional experience’.
  • Excellent oral communication and drafting skills in English (C1).
  • Working knowledge of Russian (speaking and understanding) is required (B1).
  • Excellent project management skills.


General professional experience


  • At least 10 years’ experience in journalism. This experience should have been gained in at least two countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood region. These in-country experiences cumulatively must represent at least 3 years.


Specific professional experience

  • Preferably 5 years of post-graduate experience in managing journalist training projects or equivalent technical capacity building projects in support of independent journalism, as project leader but a minimum of 2 years is required.
  • Preferably 4 years of post-graduate experience in leading international and/or EU co-operation project teams and in project management but a minimum of 2 years is required.



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