Jobs at ICFJ

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ICFJ is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse and international workplace. We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, partial tuition reimbursement, and generous annual leave.

Through the Whayne Dillehay Internship Program and Andrew Guthrie Internship Fund, ICFJ has been able to expand our internship program - a key training ground for the organization. Nearly one-third of ICFJ staffers began their careers as interns and many now assume important leadership roles.

Are you an expert in audience engagement or data journalism? Do you teach how to use innovative tools to enhance news coverage? Have you worked on an award-winning investigation? At ICFJ, we run as many as 70 programs annually, and we are always expanding our network of trainers, speakers and mentors. If you are interested in sharing your expertise with our program participants, please fill out this form.


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Fact-based journalism is under unprecedented attack at a time when a free, independent news media has never been more important. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) works to ensure that the cornerstone of healthy democracies - increasing the flow of reliable, trustworthy news

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., is seeking a social media editor for its IJNet Persian site. The site provides the latest in tips, trends and training opportunities for a global, Persian-speaking audience. 

ICFJ is looking to add to global staff by hiring a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist. The MEL Specialist is a critical position within ICFJ and plays a key role in data collection and implementation of evaluation tools to help produce evaluations reports using data visualization tools, and enters outcomes into the Salesforce database to measure program activities. 

The Technology and Data Operations Manager is a critical position within ICFJ and plays a key role in guiding the technological direction of ICFJ by managing the organization's Salesforce database, overseeing digital security policies and practices, and directing all online operations and platforms. This role would make you part of ICFJ’s Content & Community Team under the supervision of the Director of Community Engagement. 

The Content Manager is an exciting new role at ICFJ that expands our communications team from two to three full-time people. This person’s primary responsibility will be to grow and more deeply engage our audiences through compelling and more frequent storytelling about the journalists ICFJ serves and how we support their essential work. Strong writing/editing and video production skills are essential. 
The Russian Social Media Editor will manage the IJNet Russian social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Vkontakte and Telegram. They will create content for the social media pages on a daily basis, and track engagement and audience growth. The Social Media Editor will work closely with the IJNet Russian Editor and IJNet home office staff to ensure the smooth operation of the Russian site.

ICFJ is seeking a part-time monitoring and evaluation specialist (both individuals and companies are encouraged to apply) for its “In the Name of Religion” religious freedom reporting program in Nigeria and Sudan.

ICFJ is looking to add to global staff by hiring a Finance and Logistics Assistant to the Programs Department. The FLA is a critical position within ICFJ and will be responsible for supporting the Programs team in administrative duties related to finance and compliance. This position is a great opportunity for someone who is highly organized, pays close attention to detail, can multitask, has a demonstrated understanding of financial best practices and procedures and working with Microsoft Excel and Google spreadsheets. ICFJ prides itself on being a mission-driven organization with a global impact. We take employee growth and experience seriously and try hard to make sure that every staff member has the opportunity to grow and rise through the ranks.


The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks a paid intern for our programs department. The internship is a great opportunity to build foundational experience in how international programs are run by coordinating various selection processes, maintaining databases, conducting due diligence, tracking expenses, monitoring and evaluating projects, communicating impact through the web and social media, researching media innovation for project development and other administrative tasks.