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  • Engagement Editor at CALmatters

    Posted 4 days ago

    Do you love to produce compelling visual elements and write intriguing copy about policy and political news? Are you experienced in managing post programming on social media and messaging platforms? Do you have a passion for championing the role journalism plays in informing the public, leading more people to subscribe to news products and participate in live events? If so, we invite you to apply for the new Engagement Editor role at CalMatters. In five years, CalMatters has become the largest newsroom covering California policy and politics. We’re a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, and we give our coverage at no cost to more than 200 media outlets. The Engagement Editor will create and program informative assets and implement creative ideas that engage audiences. This role reports to the Vice President of Engagement, who will help you to apply your valuable skills to expand the reach and impact of journalism in California. Strong candidates have at least two years of direct experience creating assets and copy for social media. They also enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues across the organization. We’re based in Sacramento, and that’s the best place for in-person collaboration with our team, but we’re also open to creative arrangements with people elsewhere in California. You will be based in Sacramento or available to regularly travel to Sacramento when we safely return to the office. Responsibilities include: Produce visual assets and write unique copy for multiple platforms. Graphic design skills—including experience with Adobe Premiere Pro and/or After Effects–is ideal. Lead the day-to-day scheduling, programming and management of assets and copy using both in-house and third-party tools Cover and help manage live events with engaging original assets that inform and engage audiences in real-time Participate in regular and new remote-based meetings to plan engagement strategies for upcoming work Manage social media and live chats with engaging original assets, copy, and participation tactics to engage audiences in real-time Collaborate with the Membership, Marketing, and Product colleagues to convert social users into subscribers and donors Develop custom social strategies for key initiatives and priorities Analyze metrics to make our work even more engaging and provide value to our audiences Participate in regular and new remote-based meetings to plan engagement strategies for upcoming work We are an expanding and collaborative newsroom, successfully forging a new model for sustainable, intelligent, nonprofit journalism. We’re committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply. If you’re interested, please provide a resume, a cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job and links to samples of relevant work you’ve done in the past. Write to jobs@calmatters.org with the job title in the subject line.

  • Data and Interactives Journalist at CALmatters

    Posted 4 days ago

    If you’re a journalist who eats data for breakfast and loves visualizing stories in new and innovative ways, we might have the perfect job for you: Data and Interactives Journalist at CalMatters. Why you? You are, at heart, an enterprising journalist who believes our society and democracy work better when people know and understand how policy, politics and government work. You know the power of original data, compelling interactives and beautiful graphics in storytelling. What we’re looking for: A candidate who can work independently, meet deadlines and collaborate with a small but passionate data and interactives team. A candidate who can find and pitch original data stories, while also enthusiastically working with others on making their data and graphics ideas a reality. A candidate who is proficient in producing compelling graphics and interactive experiences for the web, using whatever tools they have in their toolbelt A candidate who wants to push the limits of digital storytelling and explore innovative ways to reach our audience, including game design, 3d visualization libraries or immersive map-driven stories. A candidate who is excited about collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data, as well as constructing resilient data pipelines for our projects. A candidate who is excited about helping to shape our data and interactives team moving forward. We would like this journalist to be based in California. In four years, CalMatters has become the largest newsroom covering California policy and politics. We’re a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, and we give our coverage at no cost to more than 180 media outlets in California. With you on the team, our journalism will be deeper and more impactful and will reach more people. We are an expanding and collaborative newsroom, successfully forging a new model for sustainable, intelligent, nonprofit journalism. We’re committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply. If you’re interested, please provide a resume, a cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job and links to at least six online samples of your work. Write to jobs@calmatters.org with the job title in the subject line.

  • Reporter, Pandemic Technology Project (part-time, temporary) at MIT Technology Review

    Posted 4 days ago

    MIT Technology Review is looking for a part-time reporter to work on a three-month contract as part of our journalism project on technologies being used in the fight against covid-19.

  • Director of Human Resources at Reveal

    Posted 1 week ago

    Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has experienced tremendous growth and evolution over the last decade. We are in a period of professionalizing our operations, with a focus on long-term sustainability and organizational health. Advancing our work to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace is key to these efforts. We are now hiring our first-ever in-house HR position to lead this work. This role is integral to building equitable organizational policies and practices and nurturing a supportive and welcoming culture for all employees. We are deepening our focus not just on hiring to build a diverse team, but also on equity and inclusion so that we retain the staff we hire, create pathways to growth, provide a sense of purpose and belonging for everyone, and ensure our journalism is inclusive and representative of the audiences we serve.

  • Data Reporter at Reveal

    Posted 2 weeks ago

    We are seeking a data reporter who will thrive on reporting and telling stories with data in collaboration with a newsroom of experienced and dedicated journalists. The data reporter will explore, clean and analyze datasets, document their code and processes, and communicate statistics and analyses to reporters, editors and Reveal’s audience. We value team players with a willingness to teach, learn and experiment.

  • Head of Tech Support at Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

    Posted 2 weeks ago

    As Head of Tech Support you will be responsible for managing the IT HelpDesk and our Information Security Support. The IT HelpDesk provides front line technical support to staff in Sarajevo and abroad, as well as our wider network of journalists across the world.

  • Frontend Developer at News Revenue Hub

    Posted 3 weeks ago

    News Revenue Hub, a nonprofit that helps mostly small newsrooms achieve financial stability, is seeking a full-time remote frontend developer. You'll work on various areas from styling our home page, to designing the architecture for our new donations pages, to working with Google Analytics. There will be many opportunities to work with other technologies like Django, Python, Docker, Vue and Kubernetes.

  • Product Designer at The Marshall Project

    Posted 1 month ago

    The Marshall Project seeks a Product Designer to join our growing product team. As a designer at The Marshall Project, you will work with the Director of Product to elevate our award-winning journalism through visual storytelling, communicate the value of our newsroom's work, and engage our audiences by improving our product offerings. There is no single ideal lab-designed candidate. We like complex people with unique backgrounds and a diverse set of strengths. You may be a print designer by training who pivoted to digital storytelling. You may be a creative technologist who enjoys dreaming up designs and also building them. You may be a journalist who parlayed their love of words into a passion for typography and information architecture.

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