Careers – Open Positions

Africa Program Manager

We seek a thoughtful, enterprising, collaborative Africa focused Program Manager with journalism experiencewho will work closely with the Executive Director and the core team at Report for the World. This person will also engage with teammates across The GroundTruth Project, home of Report for the World and its sister initiative Report for America (RFA).


  • Manage contracts, payments and renewals at African newsroom partners in coordination with the Finance department and the general Program Manager at RFW.
  • Build and maintain consistent relationships with African RFW partner newsrooms and corps members.
  • Coordinate events, workshops, and collaborations related to Africa and relevant global themes.
  • Work with other Regional Managers on cross-regional projects.
  • Research potential newsroom partners, fundraising opportunities, and training resources for RFW with a focus on Africa.
  • Mentor African and other corps members on deeper reporting projects and lead relevant trainings.
  • Collect impact and evaluation data related to the programs in Africa and connect them to other regions of coverage at RFW. 
  • Produce relevant external communications, including text, video, photo and multimedia.
  • Other duties as assigned.