Job Opportunities

Founded in 1995, the Trust has become a cornerstone of media freedom and is one of the only organisations in the world dedicated exclusively to supporting freelance journalists.

Programme Assistant

Closing date: 12th July 2024
Hours: Full-time, 5 days a week
Salary: £25,000/annum
Start date: 5th August
Location: Hybrid – Central London & remote working

 Please note that this position is open only to candidates with an existing right to work in the UK.

About the Role
An exciting opportunity has become available for a Programme Assistant to join our small, friendly multi-national team. If you are interested in human rights and media freedom, this is a rare chance to develop your career in this area. Your work will have a direct impact on the lives of freelance journalists working all over the world.

The Programme Assistant sits within the Assistance team of the Rory Peck Trust. The priority of the role is to research and verify applications for assistance and training, distribute financial grants, and training bursaries  to journalists in line with the Trust’s criteria, and maintain the Trust’s relationship with partners. You will work in close collaboration with the Assistance Manager and with other case officers across the Journalists in Distress Network.

Download the job description and person specification for more information.

How to Apply
To apply, please email your current CV and a short cover letter (max. one A4 page) detailing your qualifications and why you want to work for the Rory Peck Trust to Amel Alriqi, Assistance Manager.