Job Alert: Part-time Legal Assistant at ECPMF

September 02, 2021
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The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), founded in 2015, is a NGO  that promotes and defends media freedom and professional journalism in Europe. The ECPMF is constituted as a European Co-operative (SCE) with its headquarters in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. This post is based there.

The role 

ECPMF are recruiting an experienced team member to assist the legal support programme for journalists and media workers facing legal actions such as SLAPPs. The new team member will work part-time (20 hours per week) and will be supervised by the ECPMF Legal Advisor. Main Duties include:

  • Monitoring legal attacks on media workers in Europe
  • Proactively contacting media workers who are threatened with legal action
  • Fact-checking and preparing paperwork for the decisions on whether to grant legal support
  • Supporting the Legal Advisor in event organising and publicity work
  • Establishing and maintaining contacts with national organisations
Find the full Job Description here

How to apply

Send your application, including a letter of motivation, CV and references to:

Deadline: 21 September 2021

Ideally you will be available to start work immediately. The employment contract ends on 31.12.2022.

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