Copy Editors

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The Irrawaddy is seeking to hire two experienced copy editors who can work for The Irrawaddy’s English edition as soon as possible.

Applicants should be based in Rangoon or be able to relocate here. At least three years of proven experience in editing news and feature stories in English is required.

Candidates for this post will be able to express ideas and shape stories concisely for an online readership. They will possess an eye for accuracy, be familiar with working to same-day deadlines, and know how to leverage social media to enhance the reporting process. They will be able to work closely with Burmese and non-Burmese reporters to help develop stories. The ideal candidate will also possess a high level of awareness of Burma’s politics, economy and culture.

Candidates should also be well versed in the latest technological software and hardware used for reporting and editing, including the use of smartphone cameras for work purposes.

Applicants should clearly specify the platforms in which they have experience, and their social media links and/or work examples which reflect that experience. Applications should include the candidate’s FB, FB, Blog, Twitter, Viber, Instagram, and/or other social media links/IDs.

An attractive package will be offered to the right candidate who will be based in our downtown office.

Cover letters and CVs (not more than 3 pages) to be prepared in English language.

Applicants should send a CV with a brief cover letter, previous editing samples/links, email and phone number to The Irrawaddy Application ([email protected]).This is an open application until the right candidate is found.


Senior Finance Officer

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The Irrawaddy is seeking to hire a Senior Finance Officer to join its office in Yangon.

The applicant is expected to implement financial policies and procedures, conduct monthly financial analysis to identify and resolve issues, gaps and variances on internal financial management, and provide the line supervisor necessary reports and updates.

She/he is required to provide inputs, clarifications and support to the Operational – Director, as and when requested and required.

The applicant is required to supervise and ensure all financial activities are up-to-date and accurately entered by the Accounts staff. Establish, maintain and reconcile General Ledger on Weekly basis, monitor cash balances and cash forecasts providing the supervisor weekly updates. Ensures all obligations for purchases and logistical management are upheld and enforced.

The candidate for the post, will have minimum 5 years of experience in finance and financial management and reporting. Possess good financial analytical skills, along with being proactive and initiative taker in trouble-shooting financial challenges. Must have expertise in use of financial management software’s being used by international organizations operating in Myanmar.

Prior working experience with international donor funded organizations will be considered an asset, must be willing to be flexible about working schedules as and when necessary.

The candidate short listed for the job is expected to have good command of written and spoken English and Burmese languages, as will be interacting with Burmese and non-Burmese staff.

Salary range is open to negotiation if the candidate is very qualified, and promotion to Finance – Assistant Manager, after 1 years, if work performance and delivery is excellent.

Cover letters and CVs (not more than 3 pages) to be prepared in English language.

Subject marked “Senior Finance Officer Application of <your name>”.

This job-advert is an open Ad until a suitable candidate is found. All applications to be sent to [email protected]