Academy Manager

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Date Posted: 09-12-2017
TRT World is a 24-hour international English-language news channel based in Istanbul, Turkey, with broadcast centers in Washington D.C., London, Mumbai, and Singapore. It's a channel where news inspires change.
At TRT World we're building a global community focused around change. We’re looking beyond the headlines to drive meaningful conversations that empower. We want to connect people across the globe to issues that matter. We explore the reality behind the hashtags and the people behind the statistics. We will seek to unpack the issues behind each story.
By placing the human at the heart of each story we hope to promote a global conscience that provokes moral reactions - revealing a deeper understanding of the diversity of the lives around us.
The Academy Manager contributes significantly to the TRT World's academy profile by providing leadership and management. Reporting to the Director of Research, the person is responsible for the development and achievement of the center's performance indicators and targets, and the efficient, effective and equitable operation of the center.
Job Description:
  • Responsible for creating and organizing news related training for the staff
  • Institutionalize with universities and media organizations to form a partnership
  • Constantly monitoring the current projects and develop new projects according to needs
  • Measuring the performance of new employees and organizing career development training
  • Responsible for managing projects such as Mentorship, Talent and Journalism School
  • Responsible to manage between 15-20 people
  • Generating new ideas and projects
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in academy management and journalism
  • Very good journalism / academic background required
  • Good command of English. Turkish is a plus
  • Intellectual, analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Good knowledge of international issues and enough international experience
  • Proven ability to create a strategic vision
  • Has previous experience with hosting and organizing trainings
  • Strong journalism experience and is familiar with current news
  • Has knowledge of migration, security, international relations, and media
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