Resident Advisor - Print Media Trainer

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Internews Network, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

Internews Network is currently seeking a Resident Advisor-Print Media Training to be based in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.

  • The Print Media Trainer (Trainer) will mentor three or four of the independent newspapers in Cote d'Ivoire that are committed to improving editorial balance.
  • The Trainer will conduct a series of training courses and work with journalists as well as owners and managers on the importance of balanced news and the impact of credible editorial content on advertising revenue and readership levels.
  • The Trainer will also provide one-on-one mentoring to journalists and editors on international journalism standards, reporting skills, and journalism ethics; and hold consultations with them inside and outside the newsroom.
  • In addition, with the help of a marketing/management consultant, the Trainer will oversee a program focused on understanding the concept of advertising in the Ivorian context, how to present the paper as an advertising vehicle to the international community for public service announcements, the local population for personal announcements and, where appropriate, possibilities for classic commercial advertising.



  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in print media as a reporter or in a journalism trainer position.
  • Journalism degree or equivalent experience.
  • Fluency in French language and experience working and writing in French
  • Ability to travel throughout Cote d'Ivoire.


  • Work experience in a media management position and work experience in the developing world preferred.
  • Program management experience preferred, ideally with international programs.
  • Experience with financial management.

    To Apply

    Interested qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume/CV to careers at internews dot org (re-write in standard format), placing "RA-CIV" in the subject line. EOE M/F/D/V

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