We're Hiring! Finance and Operations Manager

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Posted on: 
8 Jun 2020


Media Defence are currently recruiting for a Finance and Operations Manager.

We are 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 are looking for a finance professional with experience managing donor funds (from the UK, EU and US), as well as managing the operational functions within the organisation. The Finance and Operations Manager oversees Media Legal Defence Initiative’s day-to-day financial management and smooth running of the office. This role also supports the Finance and Operations Director with HR and IT and provides essential administrative and executive support.

To find out more about the role please click here.

To apply please email recruitment@mediadefence.org.uk

The deadline for applications is the 28th June 2020.