Writer/Editor - Internet, Science & Technology

Location
Washington
Posted
Aug 14, 2014
Closes
Sep 13, 2014
Contact
Irene Timm
Duration
Full Time
Education/Training/Experience
?Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, the social sciences or related field
?Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in journalism or related field
?Demonstrated experience as a clean and clear writer who can work with quantitative material that is conceptualized at a high level and written for a broad audience
?Demonstrated experience with social media and familiarity with the latest digital journalism tools
?Training or experience in studying technology or science subjects and related issues from a social science framework preferred

Knowledge and Skill Requirements
?Strong or writing and editing skills. Clarity is essential.
?Strong facility with data journalism, meaning comfort and skill with numbers and an ability to synthesize data and translate it into clear prose and superior graphics. Broad familiarity with the characteristics, trends and policy issues relevant to technology change or scientific subjects.
?Excellent news judgment
?Knowledge of social media and emerging trends in digital communication
?Ability to balance multiple priorities
?Ability to ensure high editorial and research standards while meeting tight deadlines
?Ability to work well in a collaborative and team-oriented environment


Application Procedure

Applicants should email a complete resume, cover letter (including where you learned of the opening), and salary expectation to careers@pewresearch.org.

Responses can also be mailed to:

Human Resources
Pew Research Center
1615 L Street, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036

We are an equal opportunity employer.