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.
Thomson Media is looking for a full-time finance and project manager to organise the planning, implementation, and reporting of its donor projects from its office in Berlin. The finance and project manager reports to the development manager based in Berlin and maintains key working relationships with the head of finance, operations manager, and finance officer.
Thomson Media is the associated German entity of the Thomson Foundation based in London, with a 60-year track record of training journalists in ethical standards and quality reporting in more than 100 countries.
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.
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.
The Thomson Foundation is seeking a consultant for a review of internal policies, project management and reporting at the Thomson Foundation Group.
The principal purpose is to review existing internal policies, develop a gender mainstreaming action plan and improve gender markers of pipeline and ongoing projects by providing guidelines to key staff that willl enable them to elevate and integrate gender equality into all aspects of Thomson's work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thomson Foundation is seeking to hire an audience research expert for the project "Reconstructing local media landscapes through digital growth strategies in East-Central Europe."
The project aims to strengthen targeted local media outlets towards sustainability through revenue diversification, improved audience knowledge and a better editorial structure that serves them.
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.
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.
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.
We are seeking to hire an expert for capacity building for media outlets within the project ‘Supporting Greater Media Independence in the Western Balkans’.
The project is funded by the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) of the UK Government and implemented by a consortium consisting of the British Council (lead partner), Thomson Foundation, Balkan Investigative and Reporting Network (BIRN) and the International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTRAC).
This will be for the development of a robust online platform that will serve as a go-to resource base for media outlets from the entire Western Balkans region.
Our vision is to create a platform that will outlive the project, which is expected to come to its end in mid 2022.