Pacific Islands Investigative Editor

Pacific Islands Investigative Editor

Location: Applicant to be based in the Pacific Islands (including Aotearoa New Zealand) or Australia.

Application Deadline: 8th November 2021

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is a growing, global nonprofit media organization with a staff of over 140 and operations across the globe.. 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. Our global team includes editors, researchers, data engineers, security specialists, administrators, technologists, and strategists, each with areas of in-depth expertise.

Position Overview

OCCRP is recruiting an investigative editor to help us tackle challenging stories in the Pacific Islands region. The ideal candidate has proven experience in investigative reporting and some experience in editing and managing teams. The candidate must be well-versed in Pacific Islands issues and should have strong contacts in the region. Ideally, they would be a citizen of a Pacific Islands nation or a member of a diaspora community. They will be responsible for developing cross-border investigative stories in partnership with regional Pacific media. The editor will work alongside the Senior Pacific Islands Investigations Editor, who will be coordinating OCCRP’s work in the region. The position offers a competitive salary.

We are looking for someone who can:

Job Description

Team: Editorial

Responsibilities include:

Skills and experience:

To Apply

To apply, please email the following to jobs[at]

All applications must be submitted in English. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Whilst we have internal goals to reply to unsuccessful candidates, we regret that the high number of applicants greatly exceeds our capacity to respond to each person. We apologise that we will not be able to reply to any unsuccessful applicants.

As an equal opportunity employer, OCCRP values having a diverse workforce and continuously strives to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace. We offer competitive compensation 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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