Global opportunities

We manage a network of more than 200 media professionals, with cutting-edge skills, who are keen to share their knowledge. With their expertise, we've helped to develop the media industry in the countries we work in with the aim of creating stronger societies. You can find the latest news on our activities around the world here.

See below for our latest job opportunities.

 

 

 

  

Digital Content Producer

We are looking for a creative visual storyteller to join our team with the ability to produce multimedia content to promote and explain our story.

The Digital Content Producer works across all our programmes and training consultancies. We are particularly interested in applicants with strengths in video editing and graphic design.

 

 

Location: This position is offered as a remote working position in the UK with regular visits to our head office in London or our hybrid working model with two working days based in our London office and three days which can be worked from home.

Salary: £30K subject to experience.

Deadline for applications: Now closed.

Details on how to apply here

 

 

Website maintenance and content support - Western Balkans (WB) and Visegrad region

Thomson Media is issuing this Request for Proposal for maintenance and content support of a multilingual website Journalift.org.

These services will support the continuation of the established platform aimed at media outlets, journalists, media owners and experts.

For the above, the foundation is seeking to hire a vendor to provide a range of services.

 

  

 

Location: It will be implemented across the Western Balkans countries and the Visegrad region.

Expected deadline for delivery: 16 months from the date of signing the contract

Application delivery: Rolling

Contact: Sanja Lazić

More details here

Experts required in business development, capacity building and mentoring

We are recruiting experts to support the delivery of European Commission-funded programme Media Innovation Europe.

We are seeking experts in business development, capacity building and mentoring to support and directly work with mid-sized, regional and local media outlets from Europe. 

 

 

 

Location: Experts will be mostly working online and the majority of the consultancy activities will be delivered remotely / online.

Deadline for applications: Rolling

Contact: Ilcho Cvetanoski 

More details here

Media and Communications Manager

We are seeking an exceptional communications manager and editorial professional to deliver high-level communications and event strategies that push forward initiatives and tell our story.

You will work across our programmes and training consultancies, one moment promoting our crucial work training journalists in, for example, the techniques of verification and digital growth strategies, the next highlighting the work of talented young journalists competing in our prestigious annual Young Journalist of the Year award.

 

 

 

 

Location: Great Britain based. This is offered as a remote working position with regular visits to our head office in London or our hybrid working model with agreed working days in our London office and working from home.

Role: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 depending on experience.

Deadline for applications: November 14th 2022.

Find a full job description and details of how to apply here

Research on polarising and conflict narratives in Montenegro

The Thomson Foundation is issuing this Request for Proposal for the research services on polarising and conflict narratives in Montenegro and their effects on media professionalism under the ‘Media for All’ project.

The goal of the research is to identify the main and mutually conflicting and exclusive narratives that escalated during the episcopal enthronement in Cetinje, Montenegro, on 5 September 2021.

  
  • Deadline for delivery: Four months from the date of signing the contract, no later than mid-February, 2022
  • Submission deadline: Now closed
  • ContactDavor Marko
  • More details here.

Expert(s) in data protection, media policies and digital security

Fifteen media outlets require support in developing customised data protection policies, media related policies and security protocols on their newly developed websites.

Thomson Foundation and its ‘Media for All’ project team have identified capacity gaps and shortcomings of media outlets when it comes to their digital presence and development.

  
  • Duration: The expected deadline for delivery is six months from the date of signing the contract
  • Application deadline: Now closed
  • Contact: Anisa Curraj
  • More details here.

Business support and consultation to foster media outlets’ monetisation potentials

Thomson Foundation requires services in the areas of business planning and implementation, product placement, and monetisation.

These will serve as a crucial impetus and support for the media outlets in the Western Balkans with realistic monetisation potential.

For the above, the foundation is seeking to hire a vendor to provide a range of services.

  
  • Duration: 10 months from the date of signing the contract.
  • Location: It will be implemented across six Western Balkans countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, and North Macedonia.
  • Application deadline: Now closed
  • Contact: Anisa Curraj
  • More details here.

Request for Proposal (RFP) for research on Albanian disapora

The Thomson Foundation is issuing this RFP for the research services on Albanian diaspora as potential source of revenues for media outlets TF support under the ‘Media for All’ project.

The goal of research is to map the most dense spots in which Albanian nationals live worldwide, to identify their demographics, connection with Albania and certain cities within the country, their information habits and demands and potential factors that may lead them support professional media in Albania.

  

Expected deadline for delivery: 3 months from the date of signing the contract

Application deadline: Now closed

Contact: Davor Marko

More details here

Capacity building trainers and experts

Thomson Foundation is seeking to hire trainers and experts for different areas of capacity building support to media outlets within the 'Media for All – Supporting Greater Media Independence in the Western Balkans' project.

The foundation is seeking to hire experts and trainers for a variety of capacity building areas, including audience analytics and data processing, content strategy and community management, data visualisation, script writing and mobile journalism.

  
  • Duration: All of these capacity building interventions will be implemented from March 2021 to March 2022.
  • Location: It will be implemented across six Western Balkans countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, and North Macedonia.
  • Application deadline: Now closed.
  • ContactJelena Ožegović
  • More details here.

Online course author – Strengthening business culture and ethical standards in media outlets 

The Thomson Foundation (TF) is seeking to hire an online course author for the project: ‘Media for All - Supporting Greater Media Independence in the Western Balkans’. 

The main beneficiaries of the project are media outlets and those working within the media sphere (e.g. editors), but the programme will contribute to an impact focused on increasing citizens’ engagement with a wider range of media.

   
  • Duration: It is expected that the assignment will commence no later 25 January 2021. The expert is expected to complete the assignment until 31 March 2021. 
  • Location: It will be implemented across six Western Balkans countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, and North Macedonia.
  • Application deadline: Now closed.
  • ContactIlcho Cvetanoski 
  • More details here.

Design and development of multilingual website – Balkans

Thomson Foundation requests the services of back-end and front-end development, design, and maintenance of a multilingual website.

The website will serve as an e-learning and knowledge hub for media professionals in the region of Western Balkans. The goal of the platform is to share knowledge, tools, and information to the media outlets from the Western Balkans with regards to quality reporting, innovation and business development. 

  
  • Expected deadline for delivery: Three months from the date of signing the contract.
  • Location: It will be implemented across six Western Balkans countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, and North Macedonia.
  • ContactIlcho Cvetanoski 
  • Application deadline: Now closed.

Online course author and mentor

We are seeking an online course author for the project ‘Supporting Greater Media Independence in the Western Balkans’.

The main beneficiaries of the project are media outlets and those working within the media sphere (e.g. editors), but the programme will contribute to increasing citizens’ engagement with a wider range of media, and potentially (over the longer term) increasing levels of trust in media.

 

  

  • Duration: The duration of the project is two years, until March 2022. 
  • Location: It will be implemented across six Western Balkans countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, and North Macedonia.
  • Application deadline: Now closed
  • ContactIlcho Cvetanoski 

Project manager (12-month contract)

Thomson Foundation is looking for a full-time project manager to organise the planning, implementation and reporting of donor projects for Thomson Foundation and its associated German entity, Thomson Media gGmbH.

Potential candidates should have at least 2+ years of first-hand experience of project management of large-scale media-related projects for governmental, philanthropic or media industry funders – ideally all three.

  

  

  • Duration: 12-month contract
  • Location: London (flexible working. 37.5-hour week).
  • Application deadline: Now closed.
  • Contactjobs@thomsonfoundation.org
  • Full job description available here.

Translators in local languages 

Thomson Foundation is seeking to hire a translator(s) for the project ‘Supporting Greater Media Independence in the Western Balkans’.

The scope of work will include translating written and audio pieces in different languages, making sure to maintain their original meaning, format and tone, as well as to provide consecutive translation for the foundation's trainers and experts per need. 

  
  • Location: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia.
  • Application deadline: Now closed

Community management and communications expert 

Thomson Foundation is seeking to hire a community management and communications expert within the project ‘Supporting Greater Media Independence in the Western Balkans’.

The aim of the project is to develop and strengthen the editorial independence and business operation of the media outlets.

  

 

  • Location: The project will be implemented across six Western Balkans countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania and North Macedonia.
  • Project duration: Two years, until March 2022. The assignment will commence no later than 10 August.
  • Application deadline: Now closed

Experts required in business development and mentoring

We are recruiting experts to support the delivery of a media project in the Western Balkans.

We are seeking experts in business development and mentoring to support and directly work with up to 55 local and regional media outlets in six countries in the Western Balkans as part of the Accelerator Programme. 

  

 

  • Location: Experts will be mostly working online and in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania and North Macedonia. The majority of the consultancy activities will be delivered remotely/online.
  • Application deadline: Now closed
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