Internews is seeking a Media Lead to be based in Nairobi for a 2-year project to provide high level technical expertise to Ethiopian journalists in research-based reporting and issue-based coverage. The position will require frequent travels to Addis Ababa.
The Media Lead will be responsible for overseeing the overall journalism training program implementation, which includes trainings, mentorship programs and production stipends to Journalists based in Ethiopia. The Media Lead will provide strategic guidance and leadership for the program; coordinate technical, legal and professional capacity building assistance to journalists and CSOs; ensure proper oversight of Internews personnel, financial management and administration; and coordinate with other stakeholders in the region to ensure that Internews leverages other resources, avoids duplication and complements other media development initiatives. The Media Lead will also be responsible for establishing strong partnerships and dialogue with the Ethiopia Government, donor representatives, media and other stakeholders in Ethiopia.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network's offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.