Jobs, Fellowships, and Funding
Shoutout to Olalla Tunas and Lilian Tan for posting these on Slack! Check out the #jobsandinternships and #grantsandfunding Slack channels to see what other opportunities Gatherers are sharing.
Environment Impact Producer, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
: “You will ensure our journalism reaches key audiences in meaningful ways, that communities affected by the issues we cover benefit from our work, and that we collaborate with other organisations and individuals who are driving change.” (The Bureau is also hiring a Global Health Impact Producer
.) Location: London, room for flexibility. Deadline: 3/8/21
Consultant/Part-time Contributor, The Fuller Project:
“The Fuller Project is looking for a consultant / part-time contributor to help us develop a community engagement plan and pilot a few community engagement efforts aligned with 2-3 upcoming stories over the next 6-8 months. The Fuller Project is a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to reporting on the issues that affect women.” Contact Lilian Tan on Slack or by email for more details. (Note: Job title links to Gather’s Slack.)
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