SIRAJ (Syrian Investigative Reporting for Accountability Journalism) is seeking a Project Manager (Part time) to join our team of experienced investigative reporters and editors in our mission to Promote investigative and accountability journalism.
SIRAJ is a growing media and training organisation.
We are looking for a motivated manager with demonstrated experience in managing grants to lead projects development, proposal writing and reporting on a part time basis (15 hours per week, flexible schedule) There is a possibility to grow into a full time position, depending on funding and performance.
The Project Manager oversees SIRAJ applications, reporting and other project activities.
Responsibilities for the position fall under two broad categories: project management and fundraising.
The Project Manager will be responsible for managing project timelines and all pre- and post-project reporting.
The Project Manager will also correspond directly with ongoing and prospective donors, identify and track funding opportunities, and write applications with the support of SIRAJ’s senior management team.
In addition, they will assist with the design and development of projects, and research potential avenues for new strategic partnerships. The Project Manager will report to SIRAJ’s Executive Director.
- Fluency in English and impeccable writing skills;
- 1-3 years of project management experience, preferably in media and journalism or the non-profit sector;
- Experience writing proposals and designing projects;
- Strong verbal and interpersonal skills;
- Strong organisational skills, deadline and detail-oriented;
- Knowledge of GSuite, Dropbox, Slack, Zoom, WordPress, and other related technologies.
Desirable, but not required:
- Knowledge of the Arabic language;
- Experience working on Syria;
- Internationally-recognized programs or project management certifications (PMP, etc.);
Location: Remote, anywhere with a reliable Internet connection
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, apply soon! Ideal start date is May 2023. To apply, please send an email including a short cover letter and resume, with the subject line “Project Manager application – YOUR NAME” to email@example.com and cc firstname.lastname@example.org.
We encourage all interested applicants to apply, even if you do not meet all of the requirements set out above. Unfortunately, we cannot respond to each request, thus only select applicants will be contacted. If you haven’t heard from us within four weeks of applying, your application was unsuccessful.
SIRAJ —Syrian Investigative Reporting for Accountability Journalism— is a media and training organisation focused on producing groundbreaking investigative reporting on and from Syria, as well as training talented Syrian journalists on the methods and tools of investigative journalism.
SIRAJ produces written investigations, video and audio investigative reports and in-depth pieces, covering a plethora of politica, social and economic issues that pertain to Syria and Syrians inside the country, and abroad.
SIRAJ is a hub for mentorship and learning, training Syrian journalists in the various stages of producing advanced investigations.
The organisation works with regional and international partners to publish its investigations and is part of a growing community of accountability journalism, whose goals are to affect change and bring about justice for affected communities in Syria.