[NOW CLOSED] We're Hiring! Two Vacancies Now Available

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Posted on: 
5 Mar 2020

[NOW CLOSED] Media Defence are Recruiting for Two Positions: 


Finance and Compliance Officer (Digital Rights Advocates Project)


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer


Media Defence is a global charity that helps journalists defend their rights. We support independent media, journalists and citizen journalists who are under legal threat by making sure that lawyers are available to defend them. We engage in strategic litigation to improve the regulatory environment for media freedom, make grants to organisations in various countries to run media defence programmes, and build the capacity of the lawyers and organisations we work with on issues of media law. Since our founding in 2008, we have supported 600+ cases in 91 countries, with a consistent success rate of 70%+. MLDI is a growing organisation and we are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and highly organised individual to support us in driving our mission forward. 

We currently have the following positions available:

Finance and Compliance Officer (Digital Rights Advocates Project):

Our Digital Rights Advocates Project is funded by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor at the US State Department and aims to build the capacity of lawyers in Sub-Saharan Africa to litigate digital rights cases. This takes place through training, networking events, peer-to-peer learning and grants. In this role, you will be a part of the Finance and Operations team with particular responsibility for the financial administration of MLDI’s Digital rights project and partnership grants, including ensuring compliance with funder requirements and supporting with budgeting for new funding opportunities for the project. Applications are now closed.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer:

This role leads the collection of monitoring, evaluation and learning data from grant work and from partners, ensuring learning and data is up to date. Using this and other relevant information this post provides vital data to support the CEO and Development Director, in preparing and making both funding applications and donor reports. For this role. Applications are now closed.

Alternatively, please find job descriptions for both positions attached below.