Media Development Senior Technical Advisors

Proposals (Contingent on Funding) United States


ABOUT IREX          

IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $90 million, offices in 20 countries, and a global staff of 400. We work in more than 100 countries worldwide.


IREX seeks qualified Media Development Senior Technical Advisors for upcoming USAID-funded programs around the globe.

This position is contingent on funding.


  • Support the Chief of Party in providing strategic and technical leadership to the program
  • Fulfill the responsibilities of the Chief of Party in his/her absence
  • Oversee and monitor quality of organizational capacity development to local organizations
  • Ensure program activities are implemented on schedule and within budget
  • Supervise, manage, and mentor program staff and work in close coordination with IREX’s home office
  • Perform other duties, as assigned


  • At least five (5) years of progressive international experience working in media sector strengthening and reform, journalism, civic engagement, or related fields
  • Familiarity with the key government stakeholders, relevant private sector actors and civil society organizations working on media issues, and an understanding of the dynamics and relationships among them
  • Significant experience in managing donor supported development programs of similar size and complexity
  • Substantial experience in implementing complex media development programs
  • Similar experience with other USAID-funded programs is an asset; knowledge of USAID regulations and procedures preferred
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively on the technical aspects of implementation with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Proven track record of working effectively with other programs, media and civil society, high-level host country host government counterparts, and other international partners
  • Must possess the technical, managerial and communication skills to assume all related responsibilities of the COP position on a full-time basis if needed
  • Strong representational and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required; master’s degree preferred
  • English language fluency is required, including the ability to provide written reporting in English


Click on “Apply” below to submit your CV along with a cover letter that summarizes your experience and includes your salary range requirements.