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Nepal Investigative Multimedia Journalism Network

Nepal Investigative Multimedia Journalism Network (NIMJN) is a non-profit organization working to improve the standards of investigative multimedia journalism in Nepal through advanced training, mentorship, and story publication. It is legally registered with the government of Nepal in April 2020. It promotes collaboration among reporters to produce investigative stories related to social justice and accountability issues using the latest tools and…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 8 openings
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category Admin & Management
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Sep 08, 2022

Job Description

Nepal Investigative Multimedia Journalism Network (NIMJN) is a non-profit organization working to improve the standards of investigative multimedia journalism in Nepal through advanced training, mentorship, and story publication. It is legally registered with the government of Nepal in April 2020. It promotes collaboration among reporters to produce investigative stories related to social justice and accountability issues using the latest tools and techniques.

The organization is led by investigative journalists, media practitioners, and staff with years of working experience in Nepal and abroad.

Currently, NIMJN is looking for competent candidates to fulfill the following positions:

1. Investigative Reporting Fellowship- 3 | Application link:https://bit.ly/NIMJNReportingFellow

NIMJN is looking for senior and junior reporting fellows.

            Requirements for a senior fellow:

  • Academic Qualification: Bachelors in any discipline with eight years of journalism experience
  • An essay (400 words) explaining your interest in applying for this fellowship
  • Investigative story proposal (400 words) on accountability, human trafficking, or/and migration issues
  • Letter of support for publishing/broadcasting stories from your media outlet. Freelancers can apply with a letter of support from an outlet
  • Short biography up to 300 words
  • A resume or curriculum vitae
  • Five samples of work focusing on accountability, labor migration, or human trafficking published after 2015Requirements for a junior fellow:
  • Academic Qualification: Bachelors in any discipline with three years of journalism experience
  • An essay (400 words) explaining your interest in applying for this fellowship
  • Investigative story proposal (400 words) on accountability, human trafficking, or/and migration issues.
  • Letter of support for publishing/broadcasting stories from your media outlet. Freelancers can apply with a letter of support from an outlet
  • Short biography up to 300 words
  • A resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two samples of work focusing on accountability, labor migration or human trafficking published after 2015
    Deadline: October 16, 2022.

2. Position: Program Officer- 1 | TOR and NIMJN Application form for program officer: https://bit.ly/NIMJNPO

Workstation Location: Applicant to be based in the Nepal Investigative Multimedia Journalism Network (NIMJN), Anamnagar, Kathmandu.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Be able to write good project proposals, monitoring, and evaluation reports
  • Work collaboratively with local journalists from different provinces of Nepal
  • Be able to work under deadlines

Qualification & Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences having more than three years of experience working in similar positions (Preference will be given to candidates with Master’s Degree and having worked with media-related non-profits)
  • Experience in team management, team building, and result-oriented work.
  • Experience in organizing training, facilitation of workshops, and other capacity-building activities
  • Well-versed in English and Nepali language (both spoken and written) and have good computer knowledge
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Journalistic skills will be an added advantageApplication Deadline: September 30, 2022

3. Data Journalist-1 |  TOR and NIMJN Application form for data journalist: https://bit.ly/NIMJNData

Workstation Location: Applicant to be based in the Nepal Investigative Multimedia Journalism Network (NIMJN), Anamnagar, Kathmandu.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Generate ideas for data-driven stories
  • Develop and visualize stories using different data platforms
  • Report and analyze data in a way that contributes to telling compelling stories on an array of news platforms
  • Collaborate with reporters, editors, designers, and developers to bring those stories to a publication
  • Be able to work under deadlines
  • Be creative and be a data ninja

  • Application Deadline: September 30, 2022

4. Interns- 3 | Application link: https://bit.ly/NIMJNInterns

NIMJN is looking for interns, who are passionate about photography, design, coding, research, multimedia, layout designing, and/or innovation in journalism. This is three months paid internship program with flexible working hours (20 hours per week).

Preferred skills & experiences:

1. Final year in Bachelors’ in Computer Science / IT or equivalent
2. Experience in the usage of office software packages (MS-word, excel & PPT) and multimedia software (Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Dreamweaver, and others)
3. Innovative, good communication skills in both Nepali and English languages.

If you are interested in working with us to enhance your career in innovation and multimedia,  please fill the form below.

Deadline: October 16, 2022 

Telephone inquiries shall not be entertained and any other direct or indirect solicitation may lead to disqualification of the candidacy. Local, competent female candidates and from excluded and less represented communities/groups are highly encouraged to apply.

NIMJN is an equal-opportunity organization. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps of recruitment. NIMJN reserves the right to accept or reject any applications without assigning any reasons whatsoever.