Since 2016 the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine has been implementing “Further Support of the State-Owned and Municipal Print Media Reform” project, which aims to develop and support sustainability models for the regional media undergoing transformation from state or municipal to private ownership.
This includes trainings for management staff and journalists on business and marketing strategies, media development in small markets, media law, good practices of journalism, multimedia journalism and multiplatform tools, ethics, self-regulation and other spheres related to media development and sustainability.
With this regard, the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine is looking for experienced national experts with theoretical and practical expertise in at least one of the following fields:
- management of print and/or online media, including development of internal policies and procedures;
- media marketing, content monetization and special projects;
- social media management for media and non-government organizations; visual communications;
- legal audit and copyright;
- journalistic ethics;
- journalists`s safety and cybersecurity;
- decentralization for media; media as a community actor;
- theory of gender and gender sensitivity in the media;
- investigation technics, fact checking and data collection and analysis; basics of working with sociological research;
- storytelling for the local media, interview technics, writing and editing;
- data visualisation, infographic production and design;
- photo–and video journalism and visual communication.
Please note that this vacancy notice has been issued for the purpose of experts’ roster enlargement. Future assignments will be discussed with the successful candidates additionally when services are needed. The consultant will be required to work from home with the ability to travel, if necessary.
Tasks and responsibilities:
The experts may be tasked to: • provide lectures and/or trainings for the media undergoing destatization reform on topics mentioned above; • develop recommendations and/or educational materials on topics mentioned above.
• University degree in journalism, design, political, social and sociological sciences, psychology, gender and other related fields;
• Minimum 3 years of professional experience in one of these or related fields: media management and sustainable development, media law, journalism, media marketing, journalist safety, cybersecurity, ethical journalism, gender awareness, social media management, investigations, data visualization, theory and practice of photography and photojournalism decentralization and community building;
• Understanding of media landscape in Ukraine and strategic vision;
• Previous experience in delivering interactive training and developing training materials;
• Excellent analytical skills;
• Excellent knowledge of Ukrainian, with exceptional writing skills;
• Working knowledge of English would be an asset;
• Previous experience with international organisations would be an asset;
• Computer literate.
Remuneration Package: According to the PCU consultancy fees guidelines.
This position is for residents of Ukraine only. We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system at https://jobs.osce.org; the Vacancy Number is VNUKC00481. The deadline for applications is 10 September 2017. If you have difficulties with the online system you may use the OSCE's off-line Application Form available at https://jobs.osce.org/uk/resources/document/anketa-na-vakansiyu; you should complete the Application Form and send it via e-mail to email@example.com indicating the title of the position on the Application Form and in the cover message subject. Applications received after the published deadline will not be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Details of the assignment and contract may be further discussed during the interviews.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.