Media Expert / Multimedia Storytelling Trainer

The multimedia storytelling trainer will lead an up to 3-day Video Storytelling Training for selected participants - young journalists and/or journalism students in Chisinau, Moldova. In addition, the multimedia storytelling trainer will work with the participants afterwards, as a mentor of their production process.

Project: Strengthening Independent Media and Media Literacy in Moldova

Position: Multimedia storytelling Trainer

Duration: approx. 10 working days (provisional starting date: February / March 2017)

Location: Chisinau (training) and home-based (mentoring hours via email/Skype)

IREX Europe is a not-for-profit organisation based in Lyon, France. We provide innovative programmes to improve the quality of education, strengthen independent media, foster pluralistic civil society development, and reduce conflict. The IREX Europe approach emphasizes partnerships with local development organisations to expand capacity, build sustainable institutions and affect change through training, partnerships, education, research and grant programmes.

We are looking for an experienced Trainer in multimedia storytelling or related fields with experience in mentoring techniques. Experience in Moldova and the region is a plus.


Implement an up to 3-day multimedia storytelling training programme targeting at least 8 selected young journalists/journalism students in Moldova. Participants will be both Romanian and Russian speakers and will come from a wide variety of Moldovan raions. Develop, in collaboration with IREX Europe a mentoring calendar with all the participants in the training.


  • Formal education in a relevant field of study (media, communication, journalism or related fields) and/or the equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • At least ten years’ experience in the field of media, including experience in multimedia storytelling, data journalism in video format, mobile journalism;
  • Proven experience in providing trainings of trainers programming;
  • Prior experience in offering online post-training mentoring to the trainees;
  • Experience in Moldova and / or neighbouring countries would be considered a strong asset
  • Ability to work independently and on a flexible schedule
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Superior communication skills, including written and verbal presentation skills, diplomatic and effective liaison and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory. Fluency in Romanian and / or Russian would be a strong asset

If you are interested please send your CV and your motivation letter to by January 30th 2017.

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