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Media Programmes Coordinator (Europe & Central Asia)
Closing date: 9:00am GMT on Tuesday 5th January 2018
This is a full-time post, working 5 days per week, based in our Budapest office.
Salary: starting at 8,894,676.00 Hungarian Forints/29,300.00 Euro per annum. MRG operates a progressive payscale, with annual increments for years of service.
Minority Rights Group is looking to recruit a Media Programmes Coordinator (Europe & Central Asia). The purpose of this exciting new post is to help Minority Rights Group (MRG*) achieve its aims and objectives through the implementation of its media programmes. Primarily this will be coordinating MRG’s new 3-year programme “Reporting Effectively on Minorities, Migration and Development”, which will focus on capacity building of Journalists and Media Officers in Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia to report more effectively on minority issues related to international development and migration.
The post holder will be expected to develop and oversee the delivery of the project’s activities in cooperation with our partner organisations. He/she will also be responsible for developing and implementing MRG’s overall communications and outreach strategy for Europe and Central Asia. This will include undertaking media outreach for both MRG’s Europe programmes, and also supporting our programmes in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, to more effectively target European media.
Candidates should have a minimum of two years experience as either journalist or a media officer post with a particular focus and successful track record in achieving in multimedia (print, broadcast or online) coverage in international media. Candidates will also need a successful track record of designing and implementing media capacity building programmes for journalists and civil society, as well as an excellent prioritisation and communication skills.
To apply, please send your completed application form to email@example.com