The Kyiv Independent, Ukraine’s biggest English-language publication, is looking for a director for the war investigations unit.
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 37 people based mostly in Kyiv. Publishing in English, we serve as Ukraine’s voice in the world and the world’s window into Ukraine.
- Working on the structure of investigative films;
- Finding solutions for data visualization;
- Coordinating all stages of video production in compliance with established deadlines;
- Supporting the editing director at the post-production stage;
- Approving graphic solutions and coordinating the designer’s work
- Have experience working on documentary stories as a director;
- Creativity all production stages;
- Understanding the specifics of journalistic investigations;
- Have high communication skills and the ability to work in a team;
- Devotion to the values of independent journalism;
- Being based in KyivEnglish language proficiency (B2 or higher)
- market-level compensation;
- working with a young and highly motivated team, for an award-winning media startup;
- busy but flexible work schedule;
Please submit your CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “Director for the war investigations unit” in the subject line of the email. The candidates with relevant skills and experience will be invited for an interview.
Note: It’s a full-time position. Hybrid format of work is possible for this position upon agreement.