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Reporter and Latin American Partnerships Coordinator

Status: Closed

  • Employment

Organisation: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Deadline: 06/05/2024

Location: Remote

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is looking for a reporter and Latin American partnerships coordinator who will help coordinate their investigative reporting and their media partners and ICIJ members in Latin America. This position will answer to the Managing Editor.

This journalist will research, write and edit independent investigative stories that hold the powerful to account and that uncover broken systems, incisively and in the public interest.

Principal duties and responsibilities
  • Research, report, write and edit stories as part of ICIJ’s global investigations, typically with a focus on issues relevant to Latin America.
  • Coordinate Latin American media partners taking part in ICIJ’s global investigations, including assisting with identifying partners, onboarding reporters into collaborative projects, and connecting journalists with relevant training or reporting opportunities.
  • Seek out potential new partnerships and opportunities for collaboration in Latin American journalism.
  • Work collaboratively with ICIJ’s editorial, data and fact- and legal-checking teams to ensure ICIJ’s stories comply with ICIJ’s standards.
  • Participate on ICIJ’s collaboration platforms.
  • Represent ICIJ at relevant events.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Skills and qualifications
  • Expertise in Latin American affairs
  • Minimum of 10 years professional experience in news required.
  • Portfolio of strong investigative stories preferred.
  • Experience working on collaborative reporting projects preferred.
  • Proven track record in finding stories that have high public interest, including delivering copy on deadline.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English (speech and writing) required. Portuguese preferred.
Key competencies
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong sense of integrity, honesty, and ethics
  • Flexible and collaborative work style
How to apply

The deadline for applications is May 6, 2024. To learn more and apply, please click here.

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