Friday, December 2, 2022
Back

Editor

Share

The Kyiv Independent, Ukraine’s biggest English-language publication, is looking to fill an editor position.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing guidance to reporters as they develop stories;
  • Editing news stories and features for the Kyiv Independent;
  • Coming up with exclusive story ideas; 
  • Participating in the forward planning of content production in different formats (including text, video and audio);
  • Editing and uploading news feed updates;
  • Providing creative input for commercial production upon request.

Requirements:

  • Strong command of English language (fluent or native);
  • Native or strong command of Ukrainian language (being able to read and understand news reports and original news sources in Ukrainian);
  • Full understanding of Western news style, in terms of language and story structure;
  • Experience working as an editor for online publications; 
  • Good understanding of news and current affairs in Ukraine and the region;
  • Ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and with rigorous accuracy;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and external stakeholders;
  • Experience working with various social media platforms and understanding of audience engagement tools and methods will be considered an advantage;
  • A strong devotion to our values and journalism standards.

We offer:

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

Please submit your CV and a motivation letter to jobs@kyivindependent.com and state the name of the vacancy “Editor” in the title of the email. 

PUBLISH YOUR VACANCY

Independent journalism
for an independent Ukraine
Independence is an expensive currency. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price to preserve its independence. Support Ukraine's trusted journalism in its darkest hour.