Assistant Editor in Chief for Investigations

Assistant Editor in Chief for Investigations

Location: This position is based in OCCRP’s main office in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. OCCRP can assist with relocation and work authorization formalities. However, due to the current global situation there is an option for remote work until the end of the pandemic.

Application Deadline: November 15, 2020

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is a growing, global nonprofit media organization that is reinventing investigative journalism for the public good. By developing and equipping a global network of investigative journalists and publishing their stories, we expose crime and corruption so the public can hold power to account. We see a future where organized crime and corruption are drastically reduced and democracy is strengthened. Our global team includes editors, researchers, data engineers, security specialists, administrators, technologists, strategists, corruption experts, and connectors each with areas of in-depth expertise.

Position Overview

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is hiring a lead investigative editor for our senior management team, based at our Sarajevo headquarters.

We’re looking for a proven team leader and expert investigative editor who can lead teams of talented, ambitious, and tenacious journalists doing global, world changing investigations.

Job Description

Team: Editorial management


Skills and Experience

To Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and several of your best stories you are responsible for to jobs[at] no later than November 15, 2020.

All applications must be submitted in English. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We regret that we are not able to reply to unsuccessful candidates.

As an equal opportunity employer, OCCRP values having a diverse workforce and continuously strives to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace. We offer competitive salaries/compensations and benefits and encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate against any person based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, medical conditions, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics. If you are a qualified applicant requiring assistance or an accommodation to complete any step of the application process, please contact hr[at]

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