Organisation: Reuters Institute
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is looking for a Programme Manager in Leadership Development to join their team.
About the role
The Programme Manager will work closely with the Director of Leadership Development to expand our leadership development offers, working to ensure our work is on mission, delivers value for the growing number of participants, and is financially sustainable for the institute.
The Programme Manager is a hands-on role and will suit an individual with professional standing in journalism and the news media industry, a keen awareness of the key challenges and opportunities facing journalism globally, and a demonstrated record of active engagement in debates around the future of the profession and the industry.
The successful candidate will lead on designing and running some of the leadership courses in our portfolio, focused on helping new and established managers and news leaders around the world tackle the challenges of the media industry. They will evaluate and evolve existing programmes, launch and test new concepts, and assist in programming each event by securing internal and external contributors, and marketing offers to potential participants.
About the candidate.
You should be active in professional discussions around the future of journalism and the role of leadership in forging different paths to this future through conference presentations, writings, and the like. You will have experience leading small projects and teams, in journalism or related fields. You will have excellent team working skills and a willingness to adapt to the changing needs and priorities of the Institute. You will be comfortable balancing numerous tasks simultaneously while driving projects to completion within clear deadlines. You’ll thrive in this role if you enjoy interacting with people and adopting an empathetic approach.
Dates for contract and deadline to apply.
The role is full-time and is available from 1st September 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a fixed-term position until 31 August 2025, with the possibility of extension subject to funding renewal. The role reports to the Director of Leadership Development. We’ll only consider applications received before midday (UK time) on 28 July. Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing 14 August 2023.