New staff opening at Venezuelanalysis

Interested in covering the vibrant Venezuelan reality for an English-speaking audience? VA is looking for a new staff member!

Venezuelanalysis is looking for a hard-working person to join the on-the-ground team in producing accurate news and in-depth analysis of events in Venezuela with special focus on the Bolivarian grassroots.

The position involves:

  • Research and writing news briefs

  • Sharing and promoting VA content on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Telegram,...)

  • Uploading content to the VA website

  • Taking part in weekly staff meetings

  • Attending monthly board meetings

  • Evaluating, editing and translating articles submitted to VA

  • Participating in VA collaborations with other collectives

  • Taking part in special coverage of events (e.g. elections), including on-the-ground work

  • Outreach activities, including interviews with international media

Job requirements

  • Proficient English writing skills

  • Prior journalist experience preferred

  • Knowledge and experience of social media

  • Ability to commit time to VA’s project

  • Must have working tools (internet, computer, smartphone)

  • Preferably based in Venezuela or with a connection to the country

  • Fluency and ability to track sources in Spanish

  • Commitment and familiarity with VA’s editorial line

  • Ability to critically analyze and counter corporate media coverage

  • Having initiative as well as ability to work as part of a team

  • Strong identification with Global South struggles and especially with Venezuelan grassroots and working class movements

To apply:

Please send your CV and writing sample (a news article) to [email protected] by February 24. Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview as soon as possible.

Venezuelanalysis is committed to creating an organization and working environment driven by the revolutionary principles of inclusion, equity and justice. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply including people from Indigenous communities and of African descent, women, LGBTQ people, people with different abilities/disabilities, and people from the working class.