East Asia: Project Director


About the organization

Internews empowers people worldwide with the trustworthy, high-quality news and information they need to make informed decisions, participate in their communities, and hold power to account. We seek to realize the potential of a digitally connected world: a world in which evidence-based information advances human progress, enables broad opportunity and accountability, and fuels vibrant civic debate.

For more than 35 years, in more than 100 countries, Internews has worked to build healthy media and information environments where they are most needed. We have proudly incubated hundreds of sustainable organizations, bolstered the skills of thousands of media professionals, activists, and citizens, and helped these partners reach millions of people with quality, local information.


Internews seeks a Project Director for a project focused on enhancing digital security and journalism skills capacity building to support civil society organizations and media in East Asia. The Project Director will play a critical role in leading coordination amongst partners, directing timely and effective implementation, and ensuring activities meet project objectives. The Project Director will also work closely with local partners to conduct baseline and endline assessments and collect Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) data, which will be updated, analyzed, and validated according to the pre-established collection schedule for each indicator. The Project Director will monitor, review, and ensure the quality of M&E data from partner activities to ensure they are meeting deliverables and analyzing the effectiveness of their activities.

NOTE: This position is contingent upon funding.


- 5 or more years program management experience, including experience managing closed state or special project workflow projects
- Second language relevant to the region is required
- Excellent cross cultural communication skills
- Experience working in the media sector with media organizations a plus
- Proficient in MS Office
- Experience managing databases
- Ability to prioritize and handle multiple ongoing assignments
- Native-level English fluency, to publishable quality
- Relevant university degree required

Application instructions

To apply, please submit CV and optionally a Cover Letter via our Careers page: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INTERNEWS&cws=38&rid=1396

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