EDITOR: The Editor is an integral part of a team that produces daily news on the web and social media platforms for IranWire. IranWire is a leading independent news site that produces thousands of articles annually across multiple platforms focusing on Iranian domestic politics, foreign policy, regional affairs from the perspective of Iranian citizens.


• Serve as topline editor of IranWire content

• Commission articles by IranWire's network of journalists

• ensure adherence to IranWire editorial policy and professional standards

• writes news and feature articles

• coordinate with Publisher on editorial direction and story selection

• Mentor junior journalists


• Minimum of five years’ experience as senior journalist and/or editor in professional news outlet

• Excellent writing skills in Persian

• Ability to communicate effectively in English

• Ability to mentor and advance skills of junior reporters

• Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills

• Ability to manage multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize;

Location: This position is remote but requires close communication with offices in London and DC and adherence to news deadlines set by those offices.

Salary and Benefits: We offer competitive salary and benefits.

Submit your resume and cover letter to info@journalismforchange.org by Thursday May 16th.