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Job Opening: Training Director

Position: Training Director, Global Investigative Journalism Network

Deadline: June 30, 2018

GIJN, a fast-growing nonprofit, is looking for a top-notch trainer in investigative and data journalism to help our members and partners around the world. This position involves heavy international travel, building up capacity among journalists in Africa, Asia, Latin America and worldwide.

You’ll be part of our extraordinary multicultural team based in eight countries. You’ll work in a collaborative network that is having impact every day on the front lines of journalism.

Among the duties:

  • Speak and run trainings at conferences of investigative journalists;
  • Organize and conduct workshops on investigative and data journalism;
  • Assist in answering queries to GIJN’s busy Help Desk;
  • Assist in building GIJN’s multilingual Resource Center;

Skills Required:

  • Fluency in basic tools of data journalism, including spreadsheets, database management, and mapping;
  • Effective public speaking and teaching
  • Experience as a reporter or editor in investigative reporting projects.
  • Ability to work in a decentralized network;
  • Ability to work with different cultures, with people who speak English as a second language;
  • A passion for investigative journalism and its ability to have social impact.

Location: GIJN is a virtual nonprofit and the training director can be based anywhere with access to good broadband and air travel.

Salary: GIJN pays competitive International NGO salaries, consistent with experience and location.

GIJN is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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