The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, CEO & Editor in Chief

Employer
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Location
London
Salary
c. £85,000
Closing date
10 Dec 2021

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The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is seeking a new Chief Executive and Editor in Chief to lead the next stage of its development. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a fast-growing investigative newsroom operating at a global, national and local level. The new CEO will take over the reins from Rachel Oldroyd, who will continue as a non-executive member of the board.

The new CEO will lead an award-winning newsroom of more than 40 people as Editor-in-Chief. They will be accountable to the board of directors for the strategic direction, funding, organisational and operational effectiveness of the Bureau.

Successful candidates will be

  1. someone who has played an editorial leadership role
  2. a person that has successfully built or led a team or small organisation
  3. capable of thinking and acting strategically
  4. able to represent and promote the Bureau with funders and partners
  5. dedicated to and passionate about our aims

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that holds power to account. We believe investigative journalism plays a key role in keeping democracy strong, power accountable and societies more just. We focus on in-depth, rigorous investigations that can make a real difference at a global, national or local level.

Our motivation is to drive change.

The Bureau is committed to its policy of inclusion and diversity, and encourages applicants from all groups that are under-represented in the media.

This will be a fulltime appointment with a salary to be negotiated around £85,000.

Potential candidates should send a CV and cover letter no later than December 10.
 

Company

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that holds power to account.

Founded in 2010 by David and Elaine Potter, we tackle big subjects through deep reporting that uncovers the truth. We tell the stories that matter.

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Location
Acorn House
314-320 Gray's Inn Rd
Kings Cross
London
WC1X 8DP
GB

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