Jobs at ICFJ

Thank you for your interest in the International Center for Journalists.

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.


Open Positions

ICFJ is looking to add to its global staff by hiring Administrative and Program Assistant to work for the Programs Team. The assistant is responsible for supporting and assisting the senior program staff and the leadership team as needed acting as amember of the program team to ensure that ICFJ maintains the highest standard of quality and efficiency in all of its projects. Successful candidates will have an understanding of journalism and program implementation including logistics, timelines, budgets, monitoring and evaluation, deliverables and impact.

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., is seeking a faculty member to teach business journalism during the 2022-2023 academic year of the Global Business Journalism Program at Beijing’s Tsinghua University – China’s most prestigious university. The faculty member will teach two courses to

The Director, New Initiatives is a critical position within ICFJ and plays a key role in leading the proposal development process and advancing new areas of business. To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will have experience in preparing and submitting competitive proposals for U.S. government and private foundations and be an impeccable writer and an out-of-the-box thinker who understands journalism and the media landscape. The role requires innovation, creativity, leadership and the ability to turn ideas into impactful global programs. The director will be responsible for creating systems that ensure that new ideas and innovation cascade through the organization. The director is someone who works well in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and will be able to work independently and efficiently while handling multiple priorities.

ICFJ is looking to add to global staff by hiring a Program Manager to the Programs Department. The Program Manager is a critical position within ICFJ and will be responsible for developing, conducting, and evaluating ICFJ programs as assigned and overseeing the flow of information within ICFJ. The Program Manager is an integral member of the organization and works to ensure that ICFJ maintains the highest standard of quality and efficiency in all its projects. This position is great for a fluent Spanish speaker with experience managing government and federal grants who is looking to deepen their understanding of strategy, systems, and organizational processes as well as get the opportunity to work with funders and leaders in the field of journalism.

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 International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks a paid intern for our new initiatives department. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The internship is a great opportunity to build foundational experience in how a media development non-profit organization develops new programs, including research, proposal development, project budgets and database management, as well as other administrative tasks.

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is looking for a committed and talented intern to join our communications team and work with us to tell ICFJ's story. This is an exciting and paid opportunity for a self-starter who wants to advance journalism and further develop his or her communications skills - particularly in digital media.