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

Reporting directly to the Vice President, Development, the Donor Relations Director will be an integral part of the growing ICFJ development team. They will lead donor relations and data management in support of the It Takes a Journalist campaign and annual Tribute to Journalists and will help build a strong foundation for ICFJ’s major gifts fundraising capabilities. This position ensures that donors experience high-quality interactions with the organization that foster long- term engagement and support for ICFJ.

The New Initiatives Assistant is responsible for supporting the proposal development process with the New Initiatives team. The employee will act as a full and active member of the New Initiatives team to ensure that ICFJ maintains the highest standard of quality and efficiency in all its projects.

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.

The Arabic translator will work closely with the IJNet Arabic editor to populate the Arabic site with practical articles and resources for journalists, and with IJNet home office staff to ensure the smooth operation of the Arabic site. 

The program manager is responsible for developing, conducting, and evaluating ICFJ programs as assigned and overseeing the flow of information within ICFJ. The program manager acts as a full and active member of the program team to ensure that ICFJ maintains the highest standard of quality and efficiency in all its projects.
The Program Manager supports ICFJ’s flagship program, the ICFJ Knight Fellowships. The Program Manager reports to the Knight Fellowships Director and plays an important role in overseeing ICFJ Knight Fellows as they lead ground-breaking experiments and projects designed to improve people’s lives through cutting-edge journalism in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

The International Center for Journalists, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., is seeking a full-time Finance and Logistics Assistant to support 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. 


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.