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Journalism Trainer, Tbilisi

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: JTRB000-2201

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is recruiting for a Journalism Trainer, to join us as a member of the RFE/RL Academy department in Tbilisi, Georgia.

You will be joining a dynamic and growing team whose mission is to provide RFE/RL journalists with high standard training in all areas, from editorial standards to innovative skills. We place high value on delivering blended training – face to face & online.

Apart from an inspiring purpose and mission, we offer an opportunity to work with talented colleagues dedicated to bringing the truth to an audience of millions.

What does the role entail?

You will work very closely with the Director of RFE/RL Academy – our journalism training department – providing editorial and multiplatform skill training to the RFE/RL staff and monitoring training needs for Georgian, Azerbaijan, Armenian language services and for other journalists based in this bureau. You will also be asked to provide training in other locations as a visiting trainer.


You will:


  • Train journalists (individual and group training sessions);
  • Monitor the effectiveness of delivered training;
  • Design training sessions;
  • Provide admin or production support as needed;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Are you the right candidate?


The successful candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s in communications or journalism or certificate in media studies is desirable, but lower-level education acceptable if candidate possesses relevant experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in training
  • Solid experience in digital/multi-platform journalism and good news judgment
  • Fluency in Georgian, English, and Russian languages
  • Knowledge and skills to produce cross-platform content, video editing skills
  • Knowledge of Cyber security training is very welcome
  • Proficiency with Microsoft products, knowledge of digital techniques and new tools
  • Excellent planning skills and an eye for detail
  • Strong editorial and technical skills for designing practical workshops
  • Patience, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of international events and politics in RFE/RL's target countries.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and people skills
  • A proactive, enthusiastic, can-do attitude
  • A strong portfolio and resume reel that demonstrates high quality work


We offer:


  • International and friendly working environment;
  • Numerous courses and instructions for professional development;
  • Life and health insurance as of first working day.

Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted. Cover letters are required and, yes, we do read them.


To learn more about us please refer to our web pages:

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Who we are ...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

RFE/RL Standards

RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.