We’re hiring! Apply to be our CEO

Contract: full time
Location: London based, with a mixture of office and home working
Salary: circa £85,000

About the role

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is seeking a new Chief Executive and Editor-in-Chief to steer the next stage of its development. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a fast-growing investigative newsroom operating at a global, national and local level. The new CEO will take over the reins from Rachel Oldroyd, who will continue as a non-executive member of the board.

The new CEO will lead an award-winning newsroom of more than 40 people as Editor-in-Chief. They will be accountable to the board of directors for the strategic direction, funding, organisational and operational effectiveness of the Bureau.

Download the job prospectus

You will be a good fit if you are:

  • someone who has played an editorial leadership role.
  • a person who has successfully built or led a team or small organisation.
  • capable of thinking and acting strategically.
  • able to represent and promote the Bureau with funders and partners.
  • dedicated to and passionate about our aims.

About the Bureau

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that holds power to account. We believe investigative journalism plays a key role in keeping democracy strong, power accountable and societies more just. We focus on in-depth, rigorous investigations that can make a real difference at a global, national or local level. Our motivation is to drive change.

To apply

Potential candidates should send a CV and cover letter to [email protected] no later than 10 December.

The Bureau is committed to its policy of inclusion and diversity and actively encourages applicants from all groups that are under-represented in the media.