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Starting date: 
asap
Location: 

Frankfurt, Germany

Die WAN-IFRA ist der Weltverband der Zeitungsindustrie und der Nachrichtenmedien mit weltweit 3.000 Mitgliedsunternehmen und 80 nationalen Zeitungsverbänden, welche zusammen mehr als 18.000 Zeitungen in 120 Ländern repräsentieren.

Zur Unterstützung unseres Finance & Administration Teams am Standort Frankfurt a. Main suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt einen

 

Finance Support Executive (m/w/d) in Teilzeit (ca. 30 Stunden pro Woche) zunächst befristet bis Dezember 2023 (Sachbefristung) 

 

Zu Ihren Aufgaben gehören im Wesentlichen:

  • Buchhalterische Erfassung von Geschäftsvorfällen in Lotus Notes und Datev
  • Unterstützung beim Jahresabschluss der WAN-IFRA Gruppe
  • Controlling unserer Medienentwicklungsprogramme (SIDA/NMFA)
  • Sicherstellung der Einhaltung von vorgegebenen Beschaffungsprozessen
  • Unterstützung bei der Pflege von Kundendatenbanken

Sie passen zu uns, wenn Sie...

 …ein Ausbildung zum Buchhalter/in, Steuerfachangestellten oder ähnliches absolviert haben

…mindestens drei Jahre Buchhaltungserfahrung besitzen (erste Erfahrungen im Bereich Controlling sind von Vorteil)

…keine Scheu vor administrativen Prozessen und einem internationalen Umfeld haben

…sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse besitzen (Kenntnisse in weiteren Sprachen insbesondere in Französisch sind von Vorteil)

 

Wir bieten

...ein internationales Arbeitsumfeld

...flexible Zeiteinteilung

...eine angenehme Arbeitsatmosphäre

...eine wettbewerbsfähige Bezahlung

 

Interessiert?

Dann schicken Sie Ihre aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen unter Angabe Ihrer Gehaltsvorstellung an job@wan-ifra.org

Starting date: 
Sat, 2020-02-01
Location: 

Different Locations Possible

WAN-IFRA is the global organisation of the world’s newspapers and news publishers, representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. WAN-IFRA is unique in its position as a global industry association with a human rights mandate to defend and promote media freedom, and the economic independence of news media as an essential condition of that freedom.

Women in News (WIN), an initiative by WAN-IFRA, is seeking a digital products manager to help bring to market 3-4 core products in 2020. This position reports directly into WIN’s Insights& Operations Director.

Women in News aims to increase women’s leadership and voices in the news. It does so by equipping women journalists and editors with the skills, strategies and support networks they need to take on greater leadership positions and editorial influence within the industry. In parallel, WIN partners with media organisations to identify industry-led solutions to close the gap between men and women in their newsrooms, boardrooms and in the content they produce. WIN is currently working with more than 90 media from 15 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, MENA and South East Asia. 

WIN is structured under four distinct, yet mutually supporting initiatives:

WIN Leadership Accelerator is an intensive, 9-month long career and leadership programme for journalists and editors. The programme accepts 100 applicants, annually.  The Accelerator delivers targeted training in media management and practical newsroom skills, alongside intensive one-on-one coaching, mentoring and networking. 

WIN Future Leaders is designed to give aspiring journalists a head start in the media industry. Core activities of this progamme include career coaching, mentoring and networking, all delivered to journalism students by WIN Accelerator Alumnae. 

WIN Advisory delivers bespoke, in-house training and coaching on diversity and inclusion as well as media management topics to help media partners change their organisational cultures and improve operational performance. 

WIN Insights, the research and advocacy arm of WIN, aims to mobilize local advocacy and generate a global dialogue on gender equality and social impact issues through inclusive research, innovative tools, and lobbying and awareness raising. 

WIN is made possible through support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Position Details:

The digital products manager will identify opportunities for technical digital solutions for WIN’s existing research and products that support and amplify WIN’s strategic communications objectives and desired outcomes. They will work with the WIN management team and technology developers and vendors, communicating product needs and translating those needs into new product features for the team to design.

They will manage all digital products end-to-end from concept design through to roll out and maintenance, also overseeing any UX research and design, website analytics, gathering and analyzing business information and process/workflows as required.

  • Specific Products that the Digital Products Manager will oversee include:
  1. WIN Gender Tracker: Manage maintenance of the existing WIN Gender Tracker and shepherd through to completion from beta/pilot phase to launch Commission a new developer to take the tool into the next phase of development; Work with the new developer to refine the tool and develop additional features, analysing how to broaden appeal and usage to amplify impact
  2. Sexual Harassment interactive online tool: Manage the creation of Sexual Harassment interactive online tool, liaising directly with build team throughout development phases
  3. WIN Website: manage overhaul of womeninenews.org in coordination with Executive Director and Communications Director
  4. Creation of digital-first resource for Gender Balance handbook and Sexual Harassment research report, to be released in Q2 and Q3 2020 respectively
  5. Work with authors, researchers and copy editors to refine digital content for all products;
  6. Procure and manage appropriate technical expertise to deliver high quality digital products for WIN;
  7. Develop a pipeline of future digital products and to assist with funding applications for these products.

Competencies

  • Energy, initiative, intellect, flexibility and a team player. Professional demeanor, and ability to work collaboratively and respectfully as a key member of a regionally and culturally diverse team;
  • A minimum of 5 years total experience working as a Product Manager, Product Owner, Digital Strategist, Account Manager, or in similar role
  • The ability to connect the strategic, creative, and technical aspects of a product
  • Experience working in agile and waterfall methodologies and an understanding of how a Product Manager fits into both
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex problems and make strategic decisions throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Knowledge or experience in general digital strategy, user experience, content strategy, development, web analytics, and/or user research
  • Exceptional time and budget management skills, and ability to lead multiple projects at once
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with remote team members
  • Motivation to understand how existing tools and processes work—always asking why and looking for ways to improve end results
  • Fluency in English a must; Arabic a plus. Some travel required

Women in News and WAN-IFRA are committed to diversity and inclusion and creating an environment which embraces collaboration and equality. Women, non-binary, LGBTQI+, disabled and visible minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply, as these groups are underrepresented throughout the media industry.

Interested applicants should send their CVs to HR@womeninnews.org by Friday 24 January 2020.

Please include position in subject line of your email.  Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

Starting date: 
Sat, 2020-02-01
Location: 

Different Locations Possible

WAN-IFRA is the global organisation of the world’s newspapers and news publishers, representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. WAN-IFRA is unique in its position as a global industry association with a human rights mandate to defend and promote media freedom, and the economic independence of news media as an essential condition of that freedom.

Women in News (WIN), an initiative by WAN-IFRA, is seeking a Director, Operations & Insights to provide senior operational support to the overall Women in News initiative, and lead and grow WIN Insights, the research and advocacy arm of Women in News.

Women in News aims to increase women’s leadership and voices in the news. It does so by equipping women journalists and editors with the skills, strategies and support networks they need to take on greater leadership positions and editorial influence within the industry. In parallel, WIN partners with media organisations to identify industry-led solutions to close the gap between men and women in their newsrooms, boardrooms and in the content they produce. WIN is currently working with more than 90 media from 15 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, MENA and South East Asia.

WIN is structured under four distinct, yet mutually supporting initiatives:

WIN Leadership Accelerator is an intensive, 9-month long career and leadership programme for journalists and editors. The programme accepts 100 applicants, annually.  The Accelerator delivers targeted training in media management and practical newsroom skills, alongside intensive one-on-one coaching, mentoring and networking. 

WIN Future Leaders is designed to give aspiring journalists a head start in the media industry. Core activities of this progamme include career coaching, mentoring and networking, all delivered to journalism students by WIN Accelerator Alumnae. 

WIN Advisory delivers bespoke, in-house training and coaching on diversity and inclusion as well as media management topics to help media partners change their organisational cultures and improve operational performance. 

WIN Insights, the research and advocacy arm of WIN, aims to mobilize local advocacy and generate a global dialogue on gender equality and social impact issues through inclusive research, innovative tools, and lobbying and awareness raising. 

WIN is made possible through support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Position Details:

 Operations (40%)

  • Day-to-day management of Women in News’ operations and programming, including core organizational and project workflows to ensure administrative efficiency, compliance, and quality control of program delivery;
  • In coordination with Executive Director, serve as the interface between Finance & Administration and the extended WIN team to continually improve financial management systems, knowledge management, and internal communications structures and practices, identifying new approaches and tools to increase team collaboration and efficiencies and overcome workflow blockages.
  • Provide leadership on M&E approaches and ensure quality oversight in order to meet project obligations and donor requirements, developing and updating monitoring and evaluation systems (such as the Performance Management Framework) linked to key indicators for the purpose of informing program activities and reporting to the donor, and supporting continuous improvements in the process; including identifying training needs of staff working on the project and recommending actions for improving capacity with regard to M&E.
  • Oversight of regional M&E officer(s) to ensure M&E tasks (such as planning, coordination of monitoring and data collection for results and change stories) are effectively carried out in accordance with the expectations of the donor and on a consistent and continuous basis
  • Guide and mentor program managers and other team members on operational efficiencies and monitoring and evaluation tactics, with special support for operational risk management.

Insights (50%)

  • Lead Insights division of WIN in close cooperation with Executive Director, taking ownership of large scale research initiatives (approximately one per year) and development of handbooks and supporting tools in accordance with outputs identified in logframes, and priorities set by Executive Director,  whilst establishing and maintaining end-to-end quality assurance that unites WIN’s commitment to inclusiveness with WAN-IFRA’s global community of experts from within the industry.
  • Specific deliverables for 2020 include:
    • End-to-end execution of first ever WIN-led global research initiative on sexual harassment
    • With direct support from digital products manager and communications director
    • launch digital products such as the sexual harassment interactive tool and gender balance online resource
    • Provide strategic and practical support to digital products manager to bring to market WIN Gender Tracker
    • Provide support to regional directors in application and development of existing Advisory modules on Sexual Harassment, Gender Balance in News Content to ensure extended reach and impact-focused approach is applied.
    • In coordination with digital products manager and regional teams, develop online versions of Sexual Harassment and Gender Balance modules into online training tools, either using WAN-IFRA MMA or other e-learning platforms.
    • Provide support to digital products manager and comms lead in development of new WIN website and WIN rebrand

Direct reports: (Digital Products Manager, Regional Research & Knowledge Managers (dual reporting), Coordinator (shared resource)

This position reports into: Executive Director, Women in News; Director, Media Development

Competencies:

  • Masters level degree or above in a media or development field or another relevant social science discipline
  • Minimum 10 years progressive professional experience in project management in the not-for-profit sector, with at least 5 years project management experience in gender and/or media development fields
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience in organisational and/or human resource management in the not-for-profit sector
  •  Proven record in successful change management in the not-for-profit sector
  • Proven experience in setting up and managing financial management systems and processes in the not-for-profit sector 
  • Management of organisation and project budgets for amounts exceeding 1 million Euros per annum.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of developing and implementing Monitoring & Evaluation processes and tools, preferably for gender and media specific programmes
  • Proven record of success in project design and proposals.
  • In-depth knowledge of gender and diversity issues and specifically the trends and challenges faced by the media industry globally
  • Proven record in creation (or managing the creation) of gender and diversity focused resources/tools for use in the media and media development advocacy and capacity building space 
  • Research, statistical and data analysis experience and skills
  • Experience with project management systems and tools specifically for the not-for-profit sector
  • Advanced digital literacy, including experience using collaboration tools such as G-Suite, Slack and Asana.
  • Lived and/or worked in sub-Saharan Africa or the Arab region for at least 5 years, or extensive knowledge of these regions.

 

Women in News and WAN-IFRA are committed to diversity and inclusion and creating an environment which embraces collaboration and equality. Women, non-binary, LGBTQI+, disabled and visible minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply, as these groups are underrepresented throughout the media industry.

Interested applicants should send their CVs to  HR@womeninnews.org by 24 January 2020.

Please include position in subject line of your email.  Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Starting date: 
Sat, 2020-02-01
Location: 

Different Locations possible

WAN-IFRA is the global organisation of the world’s newspapers and news publishers, representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. WAN-IFRA is unique in its position as a global industry association with a human rights mandate to defend and promote media freedom, and the economic independence of news media as an essential condition of that freedom.

Women in News (WIN), an initiative by WAN-IFRA, is seeking a Manager, Capacity Building, for WIN Africa. This individual will work closely with the WIN Africa Director and other members of the WIN Leadership team to implement and grow WIN’s signature capacity building initiative, the Leadership Accelerator, which is offered to women journalists and editors from 8 different countries throughout Sub-Saharan Africa on an annual basis.  Applicants should ideally be located in one of the following countries where WIN is active: Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Women in News aims to increase women’s leadership and voices in the news. It does so by equipping women journalists and editors with the skills, strategies and support networks they need to take on greater leadership positions and editorial influence within the industry. In parallel, WIN partners with media organisations to identify industry-led solutions to close the gap between men and women in their newsrooms, boardrooms and in the content they produce. WIN is currently working with more than 90 media from 15 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, MENA and South East Asia. 

 

WIN is structured under four distinct, yet mutually supporting initiatives:

 

WIN Leadership Accelerator is an intensive, 9-month long career and leadership programme for journalists and editors. The programme accepts 100 applicants, annually.  The Accelerator delivers targeted training in media management and practical newsroom skills, alongside intensive one-on-one coaching, mentoring and networking. 

 

WIN Future Leaders is designed to give aspiring journalists a head start in the media industry. Core activities of this progamme include career coaching, mentoring and networking, all delivered to journalism students by WIN Accelerator Alumnae. 

 

WIN Advisory delivers bespoke, in-house training and coaching on diversity and inclusion as well as media management topics to help media partners change their organisational cultures and improve operational performance. 

 

WIN Insights, the research and advocacy arm of WIN, aims to mobilize local advocacy and generate a global dialogue on gender equality and social impact issues through inclusive research, innovative tools, and lobbying and awareness raising. 

 

WIN is made possible through support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 
The Manager, Capacity Building for WIN Africa will implement, protect and grow WIN’s signature capacity building initiative, the Leadership Accelerator, designed for women journalists and editors from 8 different countries throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. 

 

This position has 4 direct reports (country leads) for the Sida related programme. This person has 1 direct report (transitional) as part of the NMFA programme.  

 

In specific they will: 

  • Oversee enrollment to Online Media Management and manage module by module progression alerting country leads of issues, reviews, upcoming webinars etc. 
  • Manage the relationship with online media management partner, ensuring appropriate responsiveness, feedback and overall communication and issuing of certificates to National Leads upon course completion
  • Manage end-to-end the WIN Accelerator Bootcamp, a 4-5 day leadership development workshop series,  working closely with WIN Leadership team on curriculum, trainer outreach and engagement, and having ownership of all logistics including venue procurement and hire, travel for all delegates, visas, local transport, budget management and expense reconciliation.
  • Manage all components of the Accelerator activity calendar, coordinating with the Africa comms manager as well as country leads to ensure publicity of events and post-event coverage
  • Manage Procurement & Finance for Accelerator-related activities (with coordinator supporting administrative functions)
  • Oversee coaching process liaising with country leads to ensure coaching is progressing according to deadlines and standards, handling all engagement and orientation for new coaches as needed.
  • Provide support to director and other members of the WIN management team on all quarterly, annual and ad hoc reporting, with ownership of all reporting tables, calendars and other project management tools relating to the WIN Accelerator programme.

 

Competencies

  • Energy, initiative, intellect, flexibility and a team player. Professional demeanor, and ability to work collaboratively and respectfully as a key member of a regionally and culturally diverse team;
  • Strong management experience with multi-country gender, media development or press freedom advocacy programmes throughout sub-Saharan Africa with established networks with leaders in the media and gender/diversity CSO space in a minimum of 3-5 markets WIN Africa is active in;
  • Superior organisational skills demonstrated through organization of events involving sub-Saharan Africa participants which included, travel, visas, accommodation and other logistics;
  • Strong self-management skills and the ability to motivate when working remotely and/or independently with long-lead deadlines;
  • Solid training experience and familiarity with curriculum and module development as well as delivery of actual training and evaluation;
  • Exceptional project management skills and good experience working with reporting and monitoring and evaluation tools as part of ongoing  project monitoring and reporting.  
  • Direct experience as a media practitioner at a senior level, career coach, or project manager within large-scale gender and media freedom programmes an asset.
  • Confident numeracy, written & IT skills, excellent interpersonal skills, analytical reasoning.

 

Women in News and WAN-IFRA are committed to diversity and inclusion and creating an environment which embraces collaboration and equality. Women, non-binary, LGBTQI+, disabled and visible minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply, as these groups are underrepresented throughout the media industry.

 

Interested applicants should send their CVs to HR@womeninnews.org by Friday 24 January 2020.

 

Please include position in subject line of your email.  Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

Starting date: 
Sat, 2020-02-01
Location: 

Different Locations Possible

WAN-IFRA is the global organisation of the world’s newspapers and news publishers, representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. WAN-IFRA is unique in its position as a global industry association with a human rights mandate to defend and promote media freedom, and the economic independence of news media as an essential condition of that freedom. 

Women in News (WIN), an initiative by WAN-IFRA, is seeking a senior communications strategist to build up its communications and advocacy arm. This position reports directly into WIN’s Executive Director and works very closely with three other division heads (Director of Insights& Operations;  Director, Africa;  Director, Arab Region.

Women in News aims to increase women’s leadership and voices in the news. It does so by equipping women journalists and editors with the skills, strategies and support networks they need to take on greater leadership positions and editorial influence within the industry. In parallel, WIN partners with media organisations to identify industry-led solutions to close the gap between men and women in their newsrooms, boardrooms and in the content they produce. WIN is currently working with more than 90 media from 15 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa, MENA and South East Asia. 

WIN is structured under four distinct, yet mutually supporting initiatives:

 

WIN Leadership Accelerator is an intensive, 9-month long career and leadership programme for journalists and editors. The programme accepts 100 applicants, annually.  The Accelerator delivers targeted training in media management and practical newsroom skills, alongside intensive one-on-one coaching, mentoring and networking. 

WIN Future Leaders is designed to give aspiring journalists a head start in the media industry. Core activities of this progamme include career coaching, mentoring and networking, all delivered to journalism students by WIN Accelerator Alumnae. 

WIN Advisory delivers bespoke, in-house training and coaching on diversity and inclusion as well as media management topics to help media partners change their organisational cultures and improve operational performance. 

WIN Insights, the research and advocacy arm of WIN, aims to mobilize local advocacy and generate a global dialogue on gender equality and social impact issues through inclusive research, innovative tools, and lobbying and awareness raising. 

WIN is made possible through support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

Position Details:

Proactively, strategically, and creatively advance Women in News’ visibility, reputation, and relevance with multiple constituencies including prospective media partners and individual beneficiaries of WIN programmes, the WAN-IFRA community, and the global gender and media development community. Reporting directly to the Executive Director and working closely with the Directors’ Insights& Operations, Africa and Arab Region, the Director, Communications will:

 

  • Build and oversee the WIN communications calendar, liaising closely with regional leads and comms support team to ensure timely, topical and coordinated approaches to cover WIN national and regional events, activities and news; amplifying regional news globally and working closely with regional communications teams to coordinate global campaigns regionally as required;
  • Provide end-to-end oversight of launch and associated awareness raising campaign as part of WIN’s inaugural global research study focusing on sexual harassment;
  • Develop and diffuse WIN’s mission and vision via key messages, providing creative direction and support to regional communications leads to produce content including news alerts, press releases, byline articles, presentations, social posts, emails, and website copy; develop communications approaches and collateral to promote the release of new WIN products and tools, and to celebrate the achievements of the extended WIN community;
  • Provide end-to-end management of the annual WIN Editorial Leadership Awards, from nominations, selection, announcement through to Award presentation ceremony held at the World News Media Congress;
  • Establish coherent global communications strategy, overseeing WIN’s digital presence including creating and managing content across multiple social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and blog) to engage with WIN community, coordinating and when necessary providing support and advice to regional communications resources on regional messaging and campaigns and setting an overarching global comms strategy that can be easily integrated/adapted to the regions;
  • Oversee relaunch of WIN website/blog working with digital products and website managers to ensure smooth migration from old site on time and within budget
  • Stay on top of relevant trends, topics as well as events and breaking news in the gender and media space to seize opportunities to strategically place WIN into timely news articles and social discussions
  • Track and submit applications for relevant regional and global conferences and initiatives to put WIN and key stakeholders of WIN  (Award Winners, Steering Committee Members) forward
  • Work closely with other members of the WIN management team to create and manage print and digital collateral
  • Monitor, track and analyze the effectiveness of communication activities and provide data-driven strategies and tactics in support of annual reporting and ongoing internal tracking purposes.

 Competencies

  • Energy, initiative, intellect, flexibility and a team player. Professional demeanor, and ability to work collaboratively and respectfully as a key member of a regionally and culturally diverse team;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Mass Communication or equivalent;
  • Five years of relevant work experience in the corporate communications field with demonstrated supervisory skills and record of success in building and executing end-to-end corporate communications campaigns;
  • Two-to-three years direct experience working within the social impact/ not-for-profit sector and/or having worked for clients in this sector as part of agency experience;
  • Demonstrated track record of positioning an organization to achieve measurable outcomes in a competitive communications environment;
  • Excellent promotional skills, superior written and oral communications skills, and extensive writing and editing experience and skills with a variety of print and online communications media;
  • Ability to produce high quality, persuasive written materials suitable for general public understanding, requiring minimal revision;
  • Proven ability to effectively manage projects with minimal budgets, including meeting tight deadline;
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) essential.

 

Women in News and WAN-IFRA are committed to diversity and inclusion and creating an environment which embraces collaboration and equality. Women, non-binary, LGBTQI+, disabled and visible minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply, as these groups are underrepresented throughout the media industry.

 

Interested applicants should send their CVs to  HR@womeninnews.org by Friday 24 January 2020.

Starting date: 
asap
Location: 

Different Locations possible, but preferably Paris, France or Frankfurt, Germany

Are you passionate about the future of journalism, innovation in media and how to develop cross-border cooperation between media outlets in Europe? Come join us to implement a training and exchange programme for media professionals.

 

WHO WE ARE

You will be working for the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) based in Paris which is a non for profit organization under French law. It is financed through membership fees and donors sponsorships towards specific media development projects. The association gained formal consultative status to UNESCO in 1949, to the UN in the spring of 1950, and to the Council of Europe in 1974. The original association was founded in Paris in 1948 by survivors of the World War II clandestine press of France and The Netherlands. The original membership of WAN-IFRA is represented by the national associations of newspaper publishers. Today, it represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries. The main mission of the association is to protect the rights of journalists around the world to operate free media and provide our members with professional services to help their business prosper in a digital world and perform their crucial role in open societies.

WAN-IFRA’s participation in Stars4Media is through the Global Alliance for Media Innovation (GAMI), which is a department that aims to encourage research and innovation in the media industry, to support networking and knowledge sharing in the field of media innovation, and to bridge the gap between research and academia and Industry.

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Stars4Media Programme Manager will be responsible for leading WAN-IFRA/GAMI’s tasks and responsibilities in the Stars4Media consortium and through the whole cycle of the project until November 2020 under the supervision of the GAMI Project Director and in coordination with the consortium leader. More specifically, she or he will be responsible for raising awareness about the project to the news media industry and ensuring an effective implementation of the project within the consortium.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO 

  • Coordinate and monitor communication activities, and create and publish communication outputs: blog posts, website updates, newsletters, social media updates
  • Contribute to the reviewing of Stars4Media project submissions
  • Assist with coaching and monitoring of project participants
  • Participate in consortium meetings in person, and organise online meetings with project partners
  • Contribute to the reporting to EU Commission
  • You will be working in close cooperation with the coordinators of the project: VUB-SMIT/International Relations office (IRMO) and the Fondation EURACTIV teams.
  • You will act as a point of contact and information at WAN-IFRA for all media organisations participating in the exchange, and you will be the interface between the project coordinator, the project executive team and the other project partners.

 

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Þ     Fluent spoken and written English

Þ     Excellent writing and communication skills

Þ     Excellent organisational skills

Þ     Ability to manage multiple tasks and to deliver results to tight deadlines

Þ     Previous project management experience

Þ     Good experience with the news media industry and more specifically to  journalists and newsroom staff

Þ     A strong, demonstrable interest in current developments in media and news publishing and namely technological driven innovation in media

Þ     Knowledge of the European Commission Horizon 2020 framework

Þ     Ability to work as part of a team, yet with a high degree of autonomy and self-motivation

Þ     Willingness to travel, if required

Þ     Experience of remote working a plus

Þ     Knowledge of WordPress a plus

Þ     Valid working permission for France is necessary

 

To apply

Interested applicants should send their CV together with a one-page (maximum) cover letter to job@wan-ifra.org by midnight Sunday 16 February 2020. 

 

Starting date: 
As soon as possible
Location: 

Flexible

Duration: Full-time

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is seeking an experienced journalist for its Research and Insights team to drive WAN-IFRA’s research activities and to contribute topic-oriented content and analyses for its various content platforms.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage WAN-IFRA’s panel research activities with its various communities, WAN-IFRA community leaders (Directors) and the Insights team of journalists.

  • Coordinate, drive and produce insights and analyses based on surveys of the different WAN-IFRA communities.

  • Work with WAN-IFRA community leaders to help identify key topics to research and report on.

  • Help create and coordinate the presentation of reports on various surveys, both in content and occasionally at events and webinars.

  • Lead the data collection, analysis and delivery of Trends & Outlook reports with external analysts and the Insights team of journalists.

  • Writing, rewriting and proofing of content and reports as an integral part of the Insights team.

Competencies

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience writing and reporting, as well as research-related experience.

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written).

  • Deep knowledge of the key trends shaping news media strategy.

  • Knowledge of data collection, data visualisation, particularly with survey models.

  • Strong social media skills for sharing insights.

  • Self-starter; capable of working independently.

  • Embrace working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

  • Experience in a news media organisation is a plus.

Benefits

  • The candidate will have the opportunity to work with a prestigious global news media association.

  • Have the opportunity to take WAN-IFRA’s research capability to a new level.

  • Opportunity to network with professionals in the publishing industry.

  • Work with a truly international team.

  • Occasional global travel.

To apply
Interested applicants should send their CV to dean.roper@wan-ifra.org by Friday, 28 February 2020.

Please include the position in the subject line of your email. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

About WAN-IFRA

WAN-IFRA is the World Association of News Publishers. Its mission is to protect the rights of journalists across the world to operate free media, and provide its members with professional services to help their business prosper in a digital world and perform their crucial role in open societies. WAN-IFRA draws its knowledge from a global network of leading news publishing companies and technology entrepreneurs, and its legitimacy from its 80 national association members representing 8,000 publications in 120 countries.

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