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Coordinating Mentor (Youth focused. 24-month contract)

BBC Media Action is the international development charity of the BBC. We are currently looking to recruit for multiple positions for two projects, one funded by SIDA focusing on media development, elections and local media partners’ news/current affairs, and one funded by the EU which is focused on media development, improved election coverage and sector support to media monitoring . Please note that all positions are based in Lusaka with extensive travel within Zambia. Appointment is dependent on confirmation of funding.


  • A minimum of 4 years of professional experience working as a senior radio producer with experience in youth programming.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Production or related field.
  • Excellent editorial and technical skills with solid experience of conceptualising programmes, packaging, editing and production for a youth audience.
  • Experience in working with online platforms and content important.
  • Experience with managing a team and training experience as a trainer or mentor a clear advantage.
  • A valid driving license essential.

Applicants should send a motivational letter and CV in one document which clearly states the applicant’s name and the position which is being applied for in the subject line.

Do not send certificates at this stage. Only email applications will be accepted.

Interviews scheduled shortly thereafter. Ideal start date 1st of July.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Confirmation of positions will be done when funding has been fully secured.

Method of Application

Please submit applications to this email:

Application deadline
12 Jun 07:55
Email applications to
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