Apply: Media Monitors and Head of Unit at IPC

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The International Press Centre (IPC) is accepting applications from suitably qualified applicants for the positions of media monitors and head, media monitoring unit under it media monitoring programme.

The IPC monitoring programme entails the survey and analysis of 10 newspapers/online news mediums on the trend of reportage of political, electoral and democratic governance issues.

Thus, successful applicants shall be engaged with tasks entailing surveying, assessing and analysing the trend in media coverage of the 2023 elections across the 10 newspapers over an 18-month period from September 2023.

The monitors shall also assess the newspapers using specially-developed monitoring codes and indices on the trend of media coverage of Women, PWDs, Youths, the non-usage of hate speech as well as conflict sensitive reporting, the campaign promises of presidential aspirants as well as tracking and fact-checking fake news, as may be applicable.

Preferred candidates are expected to have interest in and understanding of news and media reports, good understanding of governance, political and electoral issues, excellent analytical and writing skills, proficiency is use of MS Word and Excel, proficiency in English language (speaking & writing) and experience with a wide array of social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter

IPC is a leading media development and press freedom organisation dedicated to building media capacities for democracy and development.

Deadline: 12 August, 2022

Job Requirements

  1. A minimum of a university degree or higher national diploma in any discipline.
  2. Previous experience in media monitoring will be an added advantage.

Media monitors who have the capacity to serve or have served as team leaders in previous media monitoring project are also encouraged to apply for the position of head monitor and assistant head monitor respectively.

To apply, kindly send a copy of your detailed CV with a cover letter stating the post being applied for (that is, as Media Monitor or as Head or Assistant Head of the Media Monitoring Unit) to

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