Institute for War & Peace Reporting is hiring a
Application Deadline: Friday, 2 September 2022
Job Title: Justice Report - Social Media Support
Contract length: 1 September 2022 – 18 November 2022 (start as soon as possible)
Input: 16 days (total). Estimated 1 day average per week.
Reporting to: Digital Editor
Since our founding during the Balkans conflict in 1991, IWPR has helped civic activists, human rights defenders, women’s rights advocates, and independent journalists make their voices heard and drive positive change in MENA, Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
We currently work in nearly 30 countries to build local capacities, strengthen civil society and media organizations, and empower civic actors to remove barriers to free expression and to promote citizen engagement and public dialogue. Where hate speech and propaganda proliferate, and journalists and civic activists are under attack, IWPR promotes reliable information and public debate that makes a difference.
Project Introduction and Background
IWPR’s Ukraine Voices project (May – November 2022) supports Ukrainian journalists reporting on the Russian invasion of their country. As part of this, the Justice Report project focuses on the reporting of and the analysis of the judicial processes taking place in Ukraine linked to war crimes.
Domestic prosecutors are investigating thousands of cases, while the International Criminal Court has also deployed investigators, and universal jurisdiction cases are being developed to bring cases abroad.
The scale and complexity of judicial proceedings are creating a particular challenge for media coverage, which will tend to focus on high points – such as the first and the last days of a trial – but neglect the critical procedural aspects or detailed trial content, as well as the legal complexities, resource realities and other challenges in actually establishing justice.
The Ukraine Justice Report will:
Social Media Strategy
A social media strategy has been created and is available for reference.
Social Media Support - Scope of Work:
Principals only. No calls please. Only those who have been considered for an interview will be contacted.
IWPR is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, veteran status or pregnancy and maternity. IWPR will never ask for payment for recruitment.