Agence France-Presse (AFP) seeks a full-time Indonesian news correspondent to be based in its Jakarta bureau, reporting on Indonesia and East Timor. Candidates must speak and write fluent English.
The ideal candidate will have some experience working in print, radio or television news, with a strong interest in and understanding of world politics and economics. The candidate should be able to generate their own ideas for feature stories.
He or she must be self-driven and be able to work with minimal supervision.
Travel to different regions of Indonesia and possibly elsewhere in the region will be necessary, sometimes at very short notice. The candidate must be willing to report occasionally in hazardous environments, such as disaster zones.
Proficiency in Indonesian languages such as Javanese, or other languages such as French, would be an advantage.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should send an application letter and a CV as soon as possible to sebastien.blanc [at] afp.com, cc: samantha.brown [at] afp.com.