A visionary and dynamic leader with demonstrably good managerial judgment and professional integrity is needed for the role of Korean Service Director in Radio Free Asia’s Washington, DC, offices.
Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit corporation that provides accurate and timely news and information to Asian countries whose governments prohibit access to a free press. Delivered in nine Asian languages in addition to English, our journalism extends beyond radio to include web, video, mobile and e-books. RFA is currently seeking as its Korean Service Director an individual who will lead by example and motivate, inspire and nurture mission-driven journalists to give the best they can, at all times, to RFA’s audiences in North Korea. This person should bring his/her own gravitas and credibility to the service. The Service Director needs to be a visionary and a dynamic leader who has a deep commitment to unbiased, high-quality journalism and thorough knowledge of North and South Korea.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrably good managerial judgment and professional integrity to work in a challenging yet dynamic media environment. He/she must be able to ensure the quality of journalism required at RFA. He/she must be able to put the needs of the audience above all other considerations. He/she must have ties on the Korean Peninsula in order to have real-time knowledge and maintain a keen awareness of the political, economic, sociological and environmental situations in the region.
RFA is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. RFA encourages all qualified individuals to apply. If hired, the candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. as an employee of RFA. RFA reserves the right to reconsider or withdraw any offer of employment to any candidate whose authorization to work in the U.S. as an employee of RFA, or extension of such authorization, would require RFA to file or support a petition or related documentation.
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