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The Kyiv Independent – Ukraine’s biggest English language publication is looking to fill a newsroom assistant.

The Kyiv Independent is Ukraine’s main English-language news outlet. It was founded in November 2021 by a team of reporters and editors who were fired from the Kyiv Post for defending editorial independence, in partnership with a media consultancy company Jnomics. Today it’s a team of around 40 people based mostly in Kyiv. Publishing in English, we serve as Ukraine’s voice in the world and the world’s window into Ukraine.


  • Providing logistical and admin support to editorial team members:
  • handling state accreditation procedures;
  • booking accommodations and transportation for work travels;
  • finding and booking relevant premises or locations for shooting;
  • handling equipment rent and purchase;
  • filing applications/submissions for journalism prizes/competitions on behalf of The Kyiv Independent;
  • Working closely with the managerial team to collect data (story links, photographs etc.) for various types of reports on editorial work;
  • Organizing corporate events and introducing corporate traditions;
  • Transcribing interviews in Ukrainian, English and Russian languages;
  • Providing overall operational admin support to editorial team members.


  • Strong command of English language (upper intermediate or advanced);
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and external stakeholders;
  • An ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the values of The Kyiv Independent;
  • Flexibility and eagerness to learn and grow professionally.

We offer:

  • market level compensation;
  • busy, but flexible work schedule;
  • a young, international and highly motivated team;
  • the ability to work remotely upon agreement;
  • work with foreign companies, world opinion leaders.

Candidates with relevant skills and experience will be invited for an interview.
Note: It’s a full-time position in Kyiv, Ukraine. Hybrid format of work is possible upon agreement but non-remote is a preferred way of work.

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