Status: Open

  • Employment

Organisation: Reporters Without Borders

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Europe

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is a Paris-based, globally operating and acknowledged, leading press freedom watchdog, with offices in 14 cities around the world and a consultative status in the UN, Unesco, etc. With our advocacy- and solutions-driven approach we advance the safety of journalists, the informational self-determination of every individual and a healthier polity overall.

To further strengthen their Journalism Trust Initiative (JTI), they are recruiting a JTI Director for their headquarters (f/m/d)

Reporting to the RSF directors’ committee, duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Devising and implementing to increase the number of media outlets self-assessed and certified according to the JTI standard;
  • Heading the JTI team, currently including three staff members;
  • Representing RSF and presenting the JTI in professional events;
  • Coordinating a network of representatives in charge of prospection toward media outlets in selected territories;
  • Securing incentives from various stakeholders (advertisers, regulators, platforms…) benefitting JTI-certified media outlets.

Candidate profile

  • BA or equivalent in economics, marketing or related;
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience in the field of media or NGO project management;
  • Strong network within the journalism communities;
  • Professional fluency in English is a must, additional languages – French in particular – are a plus;
  • Intercultural sensitivity and curiosity, committed to do-no-harm principle;
  • Permitted to work inside the European Union.


  • A full-time contract permanent contract, starting September 1st;
  • A competitive honorarium and social benefits;
  • An assignment with one of the most-acclaimed press freedom watchdogs;
  • Participation in a dedicated and enthusiastic team with a cause.

Please submit your application documents (motivation letter, CV, references) via e-mail: ( and quote the position title.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

For more information on the JTI, please visit


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