Media Literacy Expert / Trainer

The Media Literacy trainer will lead a two 3-day Media Literacy Training of Trainers for selected librarians in Chisinau, Moldova. The Media Literacy training will be based on the Media Literacy Manual developed by IREX Europe for similar activities in Moldova.

Project: Strengthening Independent Media and Media Literacy in Moldova

Position: Media Literacy Trainer

Dates: February and June 2017

Location: Chisinau (training of trainer)

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 Media Literacy Trainer with experience in training of trainers’ techniques. Experience in Moldova and the region is a plus.


  • Implement 2 3-day media literacy training of trainers programme targeting at least 12 selected librarians in Moldova. Participants will be Russian speakers and will come from a wide variety of Moldovan raions.
  • Qualifications:
  • 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 five years’ experience in the field of media literacy, and proven experience in providing trainings of trainers programming
  • Prior experience in the development of media literacy manuals would be an asset
  • 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 Russian is compulsory.

If you are interested please send your CV and your motivation letter to by January 22, 2017. Please also provide the daily fee usually requested for this kind of assignment, as well as your availability in February and June 2017.

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