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27 Jan

Job vacancy: Media project coordinator, Warsaw

Belarus in Focus Information Office seeks a full-time project coordinator to be based in Warsaw. 

We offer the opportunity to:

  • Work on media-related projects, cooperating with media inside and outside Belarus.
  • Gain managerial experience – multi-partner projects, and experience in leading 3-5 person teams on projects.
  • Deepen your understanding of how civil society works in CIS countries
  • Work in a small, friendly international team

Required skills/experience:

  • Excellent written and spoken English, good spoken Russian/Belarusian. Any additional languages a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office
  • At least 3 years’ experience of working in NGOs/media. Experience in managing projects and working with donors etc. is a plus.

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):

  • Write, fundraise, coordinate, monitor and report on media-related projects
  • Monitor media and events on Belarus and Eastern Partnership-related topics
  • Help develop a network of Belarusian and international journalists and media outlets
  • Edit weekly analytics on politics, economics and society in Belarus
  • Use social media to promote Belarus in Focus project activities,  and those of our partners
  • Manage logistics for events (workshops, roundtables, press conferences etc.)
  • Collaborate on creating promotional materials
  • Prepare agendas for workshops and journalist visits
  • Represent organisation at international events

How to apply

Please send your CV and a letter of motivation in English to: office@solidarityby.eu. Entitle your email ‘Project Coordinator application’. Deadline: February 16, 2015 (midnight)

Short-listed candidates will be invited to write a short written test (via email) in late February. If successful, an interview will be arranged. The starting date is flexible.  

About us

Founded in 2011Belarus in Focus Information Office (aka Solidarity with Belarus Information Office) is a Warsaw-based non-profit, non-partisan organization working closely with Belarusian and international journalists and expert community to overcome isolation by promoting democratic values and transformation. We believe that international solidarity is vital for supporting any democratic changes within the country. Visit our website: www.belarusinfocus.info