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(E) Need a job, IWPR is looking for you - Hague Project Manager
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  09/4/2002 | Classifieds | Unrated
(E) Need a job, IWPR is looking for you - Hague Project Manager

 

Hague Project Manager 

 

IWPR is looking to recruit a Project Manager to manage our office in The
Hague, reporting from the International Tribunal for former Yugoslavia and
the International Criminal Court. Full details are available at:
http://www.iwpr.net/index.pl?top_opportunities.html 


Wednesday, September 4, 2002 

Opportunities
Working with IWPR to support regional reporting and media development. 
Title: Hague Project Manager 
Reports to: Balkans Project Manager
Salary: Subject to Skills & Experience
Per Diem allowance:Euros 780 PCM 
Limits of authority: Working within IWPR training and editorial policies and systems 
Based: The Hague, Netherlands 
Terms: Full-time (initial 3-month contract) 

FUNCTION: 

To manage IWPR office in The Hague, reporting from the International Tribunal for former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Court. All material will be published as part of IWPR's leading online publication Tribunal Update.

MAIN DUTIES:

To continue to work in close collaboration with Mirko Klarin and the SENSE agency on IWPR's Tribunal output.

Working closely with the Balkan Project Manager and IWPR's Executive Director to increase the output, impact and outreach of IWPR tribunal project.

To follow all trials at the ICTY in cooperation with the Sense Agency. To take material on the tribunal provided by SENSE and from this material produce/write a weekly report/analysis of each trial/case (approx. 600 words each) to be published online as part of IWPR's Tribunal Update.

To produce occasional analyses of institutional workings of the tribunal.
To coordinate IWPR's ICTY output in cooperation with two Sense agency staff who may contribute their own trial reports/analysis for Tribunal Update.


To report on important developments at the newly established ICC.


To commission/edit/produce two war crimes - related pieces from former Yugoslavia.


To file a timely comprehensive monthly report against goals on all regional project activities including training/editorial outputs, workshops, seminars, travel, logistical and managerial issues, outreach and funding opportunities and dissemination, republication.


To file accompanying financial reports and requests for transfers.


To monitor courtside developments in the subject field of the project and communicate them to the London-based Project Co-ordinator, in order to determine commissioning of reports. To oversee the commissioning and quality of these articles.


Working with tribunal experts and journalists covering the Tribunal to commission occasional pieces from outside experts and to work towards a gradual increase the number of contributors to the tribunal update.


To foster and maintain good communicative links with the print-based media community -from senior editors down to junior reporters.


To promote IWPR and this project to international organisations where relevant, including potential funders.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

Solid knowledge of the workings of ICTY and ICC.
Preferred 
Excellent knowledge of current and former Yugoslav politics.
Preferred 
Experience in reporting on war crimes issues.
Preferred 
To produce occasional analyses of institutional workings of the tribunal.
Essential 
Excellent Anglo-Saxon writing skills. Essential 
Strong Demonstrable background in print journalism. Essential 
Knowledge of Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian language.
Preferred 
Computer literate.
Essential 
HTML & Web posting skills. Preferred 

CV should be copied to Alan Davies: alan@iwpr.net and Duncan Furey duncan@iwpr.net
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Internships (London) 

IWPR is offering three internships in our London office.

Intern, Training

The intern will assist in the development of IWPR's journalism training curricula for several of the 22 countries in which we currently work. Under the direction of IWPR's Training Coordinator, the intern will undertake research, update both printed and online training materials, liaise with trainers in the field, and maintain databases of trainees and materials.

The ideal candidate will be a post-graduate student of journalism, media or education, already residing in or near London. Strong computer skills - especially PowerPoint, Word, and the Internet - are essential. The volunteer position is part-time for three months, ideally three days per week. IWPR is able to help with inner London transport costs and small lunch stipend.

This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in media development in crisis areas.

To apply send a brief CV to Andrew Stroehlein, Training Coordinator: andrew@iwpr.net 

Intern, Monitoring

The intern will assist in the monitoring of IWPR's activities throughout the 22 countries in which we currently work. The intern will create and update both printed and online materials related to IWPR's work in journalism training, media development, human rights and public fora.

The ideal candidate will possess strong computer skills; knowledge of Excel, Word, HTML and basic photo editing are all essential.

The volunteer position is part-time for three months, ideally three days per week. IWPR is able to help with inner London transport costs and small lunch stipend.

This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in media development in crisis areas.

To apply send a brief CV to Anna McTaggart, Monitoring Coordinator: anna@iwpr.net 

Intern, Website Update

The intern will assist in creating and updating of different sections of the website and working on increasing the site traffic.

Strong computer skills with good knowledge of HTML are essential.

The volunteer position is part-time for minimum of three months, two or three days per week. IWPR is able to help with inner London transport costs and small lunch stipend.

To apply send a brief CV to Srdan Pajic, IWPR Web Designer: srdan@iwpr.net  

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Short & long-term print trainers (Afghanistan) 
IWPR is looking to recruit senior print trainers to work on our Kabul-based projects to support the development of Afghan media professionalism. Successful applicants will have extensive editorial and field reporting experience, as well as a demonstrable ability to teach and conduct training programmes. Familiarity with basic office management and the capacity to run a small team of Afghan editors and translators is essential. 

IWPR is currently working in Kabul and engaged in a long-term partnership with Media Action International of Geneva, in support of both journalists working across the state and independent media as well as the faculty of Journalism at Kabul University. Our training aims to produce real-time stories on the political and recovery process for dissemination to both the local and international community. 

Timing: Rolling hires. Placements will last from three to six months. 

Salary: dependent on experience 

Main duties of trainers: 

commission articles, arrange translations and edit articles under the guidance of IWPR's Afghan Programme Coordinator in London; 
provide one-on-one training and feedback to journalists through the editorial process;

conduct training workshops and seminars on topics related to journalism and the media; 
manage the local editing and translation process; 
assist in the development of training curricula for local institutions; 
keep accurate records of all training meetings, editorial assistance and other work, providing weekly reports to the London office; 
disseminate published materials to the local press; 
manage the local office, meet reporting deadlines and oversee local budgets. 
A full terms of reference will be provided to short-listed candidates. 

To apply send a brief CV to Training Coordinator Andrew Stroehlein: andrew@iwpr.net  

Reporting 

IWPR constantly seeks regional contributors to its award-winning Internet reporting services. Our authors are journalists and analysts with substantial expertise in the regions featured in IWPR's output. They provide detailed reporting and balanced analysis in a clear and concise format. We place a special emphasis on working with contributors from the regions we cover, from whom we encourage enquiries. An ability to write well is imperative; an ability to write in English is preferred but not essential. 

If you are a regional journalist or analyst interested in contributing to IWPR, send a short letter of enquiry to the Editor outlining your story idea(s) and providing a brief personal background. We do our best to respond to all enquiries but, due to the volume of mail we receive, regret that we may not be able to do so in all instances. 

Research, Training & Special Projects 

IWPR has a limited capacity to support research projects, training activities and special projects. We emphasise that we are NOT able to help launch new newspapers, magazines and television stations, secure major grants for book projects or perform other miracles. But in some circumstances we may be able to provide assistance or direct collaboration for special projects. We are pleased to receive enquiries and especially keen to hear from regional and international journalists and editors looking to collaborate on joint cross-border and investigative projects. IWPR can also establish links for international journalists seeking to collaborate with regional journalists, or assist those wishing to provide editorial and training support. 

For enquiries regarding research and training or other special projects, please send a short letter to the Programmes Director outlining your project idea(s) and providing a brief personal background. Please do accept our apologies in advance if we are unable to respond to your enquiry. 

Syndication 

IWPR publications are available for syndication in regional and international press. Special commissions for specific articles or dedicated research may also be possible. Please contact the Managing Editor. 

Equal Opportunities 

IWPR is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, race, religion or sexual orientation. 

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IWPR In The Media 

"Good war reporting will always find an outlet. The invaluable work of IWPR is already charting the way forward."
Robin Lustig 

"IWPR is one of the best places to read original-source reports from strife-ridden, undercovered regions." 
"IWPR is a beacon to our new industry."
IWPR "features reports... on events that don't make it into the main-stream press until it's too tragically late. This site is a Nobel Prize waiting to happen." 
James Wolcott 
IWPR journalist Miroslav Filipovic named European Internet Journalist of the Year.
"IWPR has been at the vanguard of covering the Kosovo crisis."
"(IWPR provides) outstanding coverage ... by reporters on the ground."
IWPR is "providing a wealth of information that goes way beyond that on offer from most mainstream news services."


IWPR's "news site ... an intelligent collection of breaking reportage (with) standout reporting and analysis." 

IWPR "provide(s) excellent analysis and background coverage of conflict from reporters in trouble spots." 

IWPR "coverage of events in Chechnya has been first class." 

IWPR's site "is up-to-date, rich in information, and easy to use. If you are looking for detailed analysis and commentary on events in the Balkans and the Caucasus region from local reporters, this site is for you." 


IWPR " uses the power of the internet to give voice to people who live in conflict zones." 

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