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
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
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.