Regional Editor Ukraine PT

Global Investigative Journalism Network
  • Location
    Remote, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 11

Position description

GIJN, a dynamic nonprofit, is looking for a 12 month half-time editor for its Ukraine edition. Duties include, but are not limited to : 

– working on an editorial guide and tip sheets for the region;

– aggregating, writing, and posting daily on the organization’s social media; 

– expand the networking and outreach of GIJN in the region

– assisting in the copy and production of Ukrainian newsletters;

– researching for the localization of GIJN global guides;

– and expanding the online reach of GIJN to journalism and related communities in the region. 

This is a half-time position. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the regional editor.  GIJN is an association of 235 organizations in 89 countries dedicated to spreading and advancing investigative journalism around the world. This is a unique chance to be at the center of the global hub servicing investigative journalists across Ukraine and worldwide at a time of unprecedented opportunities and challenges.

Applicants must have a solid understanding of investigative journalism and knowledge of journalism in Ukraine. Experience and skill with social media is required. GIJN is a distributed nonprofit, and this is a remote position: the successful candidate can be based in any country of the world. 

GIJN is staffed by an extraordinary multicultural team based in 21 countries. You’ll work in a collaborative network that is having an impact every day on the front lines of journalism.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Aggregate, produce, and distribute content relevant to Ukrainian-speaking investigative journalists worldwide.

  • Obtain content from GIJN’s various platforms, from English and Ukrainian language sources, including information on such topics as investigative tools, techniques and methodology, award-winning stories, fellowships and grants, and conferences and training.

  • Distribute content via social media, a GIJN Ukraine webpage on GIJN.org, and other media as appropriate.

  • Find creative solutions to content distribution across social platforms.

  • Produce and edit the GIJN Ukraine newsletter.

  • Coordinate, translate and edit translated stories and Resource Center materials.

  • Facilitate and moderate discussion among GIJN followers on social media.

  • Conduct outreach and assist in developing the field of investigative journalism in the Ukrainian-speaking world.

  • Produce webinars, and as time permits, help on other GIJN tasks, such as conference preparation, training workshops, and fundraising.

  • Respond to research queries from GIJN members and others.

  • Serve as GIJN’s representative at conferences and other events and to the broader Ukrainian-speaking journalism community every day on the front lines of journalism.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent Ukrainian writing and editing skills.

  • Proven record in managing social media platforms.

  • Knowledge of WordPress and Canva is helpful.

  • At least five years of experience in journalism.

  • A solid understanding of investigative and data journalism.

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, and the ability to work remotely in a global, cross-cultural team.

  • Clear and comprehensive English.

  • The successful candidate also will be self-motivated with good communication skills and an ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work flexibly in line with organizational needs and to effectively share knowledge, ideas and skills across the GIJN team.

Location: Flexible. Candidates based in or near European time zones are strongly preferred.  GIJN is a virtual nonprofit. You’ll need good, dependable broadband.

Salary: US $800 - $1,000 per month depending on experience.

Application instructions

Qualified candidates please click the apply button.  Provide all requested information including:

  • your CV or resume in Ukrainian and English (in one document),
  • a cover letter in Ukrainian and English (in one document)

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org