Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

The Poynter Institute, St. Petersburg, FL USA

Work at The Poynter Institute

Duration: Full-Time

The Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is searching for a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist.

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is seeking an experienced and skilled Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist. The M&E Specialist will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E system and activities related to IFCN programming and work in close collaboration with the program teams. This role will work to map and develop IFCN’s monitoring and evaluation capacities, increase the team’s learning effectiveness, conduct impact assessments, and support continuous program improvement.

The M&E Specialist will have a demonstrable passion for this field, and dedication to supporting the global fact-checking community while upholding high standards.job description and visit IFCN’s landing page at for more information about the network.


No phone calls, please.

The position is in St. Petersburg, FL, and the person will work in a hybrid work model.

Relocation benefits can be negotiated as necessary.

This position is contingent upon availability of continued grant funding.

Annual salary range: $45,000-$55,000, based on skills and experience

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Deadline to apply: February 3, 2023

Start date for this position: as soon as possible

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