Programme Coordinator - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Job posted by: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 3 Mar 2014

Job Details:

Organisation: Thomson Reuters Foundation

Deadline Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Job type: Temporary

Location: United Kingdom

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Location: London, GB

Title:Programme Coordinator


We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.
Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) the charitable arm of the world’s leading provider of news and information, is committed to empowering people in need around the world with trusted information and free legal assistance. TRF has been providing training for journalists around the world since 1982 and has over 7000 alumni in more than 170 countries. Its workshops, held around the world, promote the core values of fast, accurate and impartial reporting that have made Reuters one of the world’s most read and trusted sources of news.


The Journalism and Media Training team wishes to engage a Programme Co-ordinator for a minimum nine-month contract from May 19 (maternity cover).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Assisting with the launch of new projects by helping the team identify opportunities and preparing funding proposals and tender documents.
- Providing hands-on coordination for existing journalism and media programmes and courses including:
- Organise flow of work, prioritise tasks and activities and ensure that tasks are carried out in a timely and effective manner
- Liaise and maintain relationships with existing clients and new clients on each training project
- Co-ordination of suitable consultants, service agreements and other course logistics.
- Developing new client relationships through provision of continual high-quality service and networking opportunities.


- Extremely organised, with attention to detail
- Plans, organises and prioritises workload and demands
- Tackles sudden changes of plan and is good at solving problems, quickly putting in place all necessary actions to ensure smooth running of the project
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrates drive and enthusiasm and is able to work on their own initiative
- Has experience of working in media and/or an understanding of it, including new trends
- Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
- Good experience in a similar role

- Experience in managing small-scale projects globally with similar requirements
- Knowledge of local media in different countries.
- An interest in new markets and new trends – with a view to grow Thomson Reuters Foundation’s client list.
- Experience in reaching new audiences and proven ability to bring in new clients.
- Self starter who works effectively in a diverse team
- Arabic language skills will be an asset to this role

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Job: Administration Family Group
Primary Location: London, GB
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Organization: Thomson Reuters Foundation
Schedule: Full-time
Education Level: None
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job

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