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Citizen Journalists Coordinator

Scope: Reporting to the Media Director, the role of the Citizen Journalist Coordinator (CJC) is to establish and coordinate an integrated and effective citizen journalist (CJ) network for CCIM. The position will build the capacity and skills of existing and new CJs in producing newsworthy reports on human rights abuses and democratic governance issues.

Reports to: Media Director

Manages: N/A

  1. Coordinate the establishment of an integrated and efficient CJs national network
  2. Ensure the quality of CCIM’s CJs’ human rights monitoring and media reporting through the coordination of capacity building activities
  3. Ensure CJs’ information collected from the field is used by media as well as human rights advocacy organizations
  4. Coordinate reporting and ensure effective liaison across CCIM teams and projects
  5. Other duties as required

Position Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Journalism or related area
  • At least 3 years successful experience in journalism/media and activity coordination
  • Successful experience in developing and managing a network of staff
  • Strong negotiation and relationship building skills relevant to NGO and media groups
  • Experience in developing training and mentoring activities for emerging journalists
  • Promotional skills to facilitate the publication/broadcast of CJ reports by other NGOs
  • High level communication skills in Khmer and English including editing skills
  • Ability to work across teams, manage competing priorities manage CJs remotely to meet work goals
  • High level skills in MS Office and computer literacy
  • Sound understanding of media independence and human rights in Cambodia
  • A passionate and energetic team member with a genuine interest in working to develop independent and professional media, promote human rights and democratic governance.
  • A passionate and energetic team member with a genuine interest in working to develop independent and professional media, promote human rights and democratic governance

APPLICATION PROCESS

CCIM promotes equal employment opportunities and welcomes applications from women and minority groups.

A competitive salary in line with the not-for-profit sector and your experience plus employment benefits.

To be eligible for employment with CCIM you must be legally entitled to work in Cambodia and have satisfactory background checks prior to employment.

For further information please contact 060 41 8888.

Applicants must send their application by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by close of business on 31 December 2016 (extended) by putting the position you would like to apply in the subject line.

Applicants must include their CV and a document describing their skills and experience for each of the selection criteria.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.