Remote Politics Writer

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: District of Columbia, New York

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Fri, Aug 16, 2019

Job Category: Writing

Telecommute Level: Majority

Travel Requirements: Possible Travel

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Additional Information: Benefits Available

Job Summary

A general-interest daily web publication has an open position for a Remote Politics Writer.

Candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Operating as part of a politics team in a news cycle that never sleeps
  • Exploring angles on familiar but important subjects
  • Writing and reporting on the biggest political stories

Position Requirements Include:

  • 5 years’ experience working as a journalist, preferably with online experience
  • A deep well of story ideas and understanding of the political landscape
  • Top-notch communication skills
  • A sharp, funny, interesting mind and pen
  • Excellent news sense and good judgment