Seeking freelance politics contributors

Employer
Heavy Inc.
Location
Working from home
Salary
Compensation is based on performance.
Posted
Jun 09, 2018
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance

Heavy, a leading news and information site, seeks to partner with ambitious and energetic freelance contributors to cover American politics, with an emphasis on the upcoming midterm elections. 

We're seeking motivated self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit. The ideal candidate will be an election junkie with a high-level understanding of the landscape, coupled with the ability to convey that understanding to a broad audience.

Qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Deep knowledge of the United States political landscape
  • Ability to distill election-related data and present it to a broad audience 
  • Ability and desire to react rapidly to breaking news
  • Strong multi-tasking and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly navigate social media — especially Twitter — to spot breaking news 
  • Ability to produce clean and polished copy

Work autonomously and remotely. Compensation is based on performance. Room to grow for exceptional performers. Send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Managing Editor Ben Doody with Politics contributor in the subject line. 

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