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.


We are seeking a leader who will take the Trust forward. Across the world, media freedom, journalists and journalism are under attack like never before. It means our work is more vital than ever. If you share our passion to support those who make it all possible, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date: March 10th 2024

Hours: Full time with flexible working welcome

Salary: £60,000 – £65,000/annum

Reporting to: Chair & Board of Trustees

Location: Hybrid – Central London & remote working

About the Role
The Director is the Trust’s most senior member of staff, working with the Board of Trustees to agree a strategy, to fundraise, to manage its staff and oversee the successful delivery of the organisation’s support programmes to journalists. The Director drives all the activity and operations including governance, finance, fundraising, grants, external communications, and the Rory Peck Awards. A key priority is the requirement to maintain and develop the Trust’s network of media industry supporters, journalist safety organisations, funding relationships with trusts and foundations and connecting with the global community of freelance journalists.

Download the recruitment pack for more information.

How to Apply
Please send the following by email with ‘Director Application’ in the subject line to
• A CV, including a full employment history showing responsibilities held, relevant achievements and a mobile phone number
• A cover letter (max 2 pages) describing what attracts you to the role and the career and personal experiences that equip you for it.

Interviews: The first round of interviews is likely to take place w/c March 11th, with final interviews later in March.

To apply for the role, applicants must have the right to work in the UK.