CEO / Editor in Chief, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Location: London
Salary details: Around £85,000 DOE
Closes: 10/12/2021
  • Full-Time
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The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is seeking a new Chief Executive and Editor in Chief to lead the next stage of its development. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a fast-growing investigative newsroom operating at a global, national and local level. The new CEO will take over the reins from Rachel Oldroyd, who will continue as a non-executive member of the board.

The new CEO will lead an award-winning newsroom of more than 40 people as Editor-in-Chief. They will be accountable to the board of directors for the strategic direction, funding, organisational and operational effectiveness of the Bureau.

Successful candidates will be

  1. Someone who has played an editorial leadership role
  2. A person that has successfully built or led a team or small organisation
  3. Capable of thinking and acting strategically
  4. Able to represent and promote the Bureau with funders and partners
  5. Dedicated to and passionate about our aims

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that holds power to account. We believe investigative journalism plays a key role in keeping democracy strong, power accountable and societies more just. We focus on in-depth, rigorous investigations that can make a real difference at a global, national or local level. Our motivation is to drive change. The Bureau is committed to its policy of inclusion and diversity, and encourages applicants from all groups that are under-represented in the media.

This will be a full time appointment with a salary to be negotiated around £85,000.

Potential candidates should send a CV and cover letter to ceojob@tbij.com no later than December 10. Please mention Journo Resources when you apply, it really helps us out.