Internews seeks a Media Engagement Specialist for a potential USAID-funded media support program in the Philippines. S/he will act as the technical expert/ advisor in the design and implementation of interventions focused on improving the environment for a free press in the Philippines and strengthening the capacity of Philippines media to self-regulate. S/he will coordinate closely with program-supported media outlets to assess and develop their technical capacity and financial sustainability. S/he will also contribute to the growth and independence of the media sector in the Philippines as a whole by building trusted working relationships with media outlets and practitioners and advising on selection of consultants, training topics, and agendas for project-supported events. This position will report to the Chief of Party and will be supported as necessary by Internews’ Asia team and administrative staff to ensure that activities comply with program objectives and USAID rules and regulations. The position will be based in Manila, Philippines.
Note: Hiring will be dependent upon receipt of funding.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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.