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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
- Someone who has played an editorial leadership role
- A person that has successfully built or led a team or small organisation
- Capable of thinking and acting strategically
- Able to represent and promote the Bureau with funders and partners
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org no later than December 10. Please mention Journo Resources when you apply, it really helps us out.