Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association

Associate Editor (Part-Time)

Phnom Penh
Position Associate Editor (Part-Time) 
Report to News Director (ND) 
Manages None 

About CamboJA

Founded in February 2019 and officially launched on December 13, 2019, Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA) is the first independent membership-based network of journalists and media professionals in Cambodia. CamboJA aims to establish a strong support base for Cambodian journalists so that they can carry out their professional roles freely and professionally. Our work includes: 

 

  • Coordinating with partners to provide free legal and mental health support to CamboJA’s member​journalists/media professionals 
  • Advocating for press freedom and rights to information 
  • Improving access to information and media pluralism through independent news platform “cambojanews.com 

Job Summary 

Associate Editor (AE) is responsible to work in cooperation with News Editor and support ND to produce and edit news stories by following CamboJA News Editorial Policy and guidelines.

Job Responsibilities  

Responsibilities  Duties  
Edit stories which requested by ND 
  • Edit stories to ensure the quality of the stories, accuracy, balance, and clarity by making sure that the stories are following internal policies and guidelines. 
  • Provide story ideas to newsroom 
  • Provide constrictive feedback or mentoring to build capacity of news reporters or FJs.  
  • Produce news stories, including investigative stories based on agreement with ND.  
  • Support ND by sharing and supporting to achieve new outcomes such as produce visual contents, infographics, boosting for social media audience engagements.  
  • Support ND to reach out to other media outlets, partners including media universities to get internship program or get the additional benefit to news team.  
Provide capacity building to staffs and partners  
  • Provide training to journalists, citizen journalists or CamboJA’s partners as requested. Contribute to developing related media policies, guidelines, and code of ethics as needed.  
Other tasks  
  • Other duties assigned by reporting lines 

Position Qualification/Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, media management, or other related fields (Master’s degree is preferred) 
  • At least 5 years of successful work experiences in news editing, news reporting and newsroom management especially in digital journalism 
  • Knowledge and understanding of principles and practices of professional journalism 
  • Good writing and oral communication skills 
  • Fluency in English 
  • Computer literacy (MS Office) 
  • Teamwork and multi-culturalism spirit 
  • Knowledge and understanding of gender issues 
  • Strong motivation to promote professional and high-quality journalism 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task; attention to detail and ability to travel and work with community people. 

Suitable candidates are invited to submit their electronic application letter and CVs in English to [email protected] before 24 May 2024.

Women journalists are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

*** Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

About Company

CamboJA
#19, St. 388, Sangkat Tuol Svay Prey I, Khan Boeng Keng Kang, Phnom Penh.

Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Part Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 10 May 2024 Expire in: 3 days

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