Managing Partner


The IJ Hub is hiring!
Be part of a new initiative to support investigative journalism regionally.

Managing Partner: Organisational

The IJ Hub NPC is a non-profit company spun off by the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism to support investigative journalism in Southern Africa.
The hub supports and builds the capacity of investigative journalism centres and journalists via i.a. fellowships, workshops, networking, editorial assistance and organisational advice. It also raises philanthropic funding to support member centres. Current member centres are based in Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa.

We are seeking to appoint a managing partner: organisational, who will lead and manage the organisation jointly with the hub’s managing partner: editorial.

Provide strategic leadership to the organisation in consultation with the co-managing partner and board
Lead and manage the organisation financially and administratively
Lead and manage the hub’s sustainability goals
Implement relevant activities.
Key deliverables:
Build and manage stakeholder relationships
Manage the hub operationally: compliance, financial planning and oversight, accountant liaison, etc
Fundraise both for the hub and for the centres
Develop and implement a system of monitoring and evaluation for member centres
Evaluate funding applications from member centres
Help arrange fellowships, workshops etc
Provide advisory support – compliance, financial, sustainability, etc – to member centres.
All applicants must:­
Demonstrate relevant non-profit sector experience in roles with similar levels of responsibility – in both strategic and operational functions
Financial and accounting literacy
Be a self-motivator.
Attributes that will be a plus:
Direct experience or work exposure to the world of journalism
Knowledge of the political economy and media landscape of Southern Africa
Internet and social media savvy
The successful applicant will report to the hub’s board and be based in Johannesburg.
A competitive remuneration package is offered. Individuals from a previously disadvantaged background are encouraged to apply.
Please email your CV and a short letter of motivation to [email protected] by 15 May 2020. The CV and letter should speak to the above criteria. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.