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Are you an independent thinker?

Are you the kind of person who gets both sides of an argument?

Are you both efficient and detail-oriented?

Are you good at making complicated topics look super easy to grasp?

Want to make a difference helping every average U.S. citizen have access to unbiased information?

Would you rather do meaningful work rather than getting caught up in the rat race?

If you answered yes to every one of these questions, you might just be exactly what we're looking for the role of US Politics Writer and Researcher on that we're currently offering at WiseVoter!

About you:

This is the perfect job for someone who wants to gain experience as a writer/researcher in a high-quality, ambitious, and international environment. This is a remote position, where you'll get the opportunity to work with content writers, editors, and creators from all across the U.S and the world. You'll become an important part of a project filled with purpose, one that empowers citizens, voters, and elected officials with digital tools and grassroots initiatives both locally and nationally.

Concretely, in this role you'll be:

Helping readers understand key issues

Explain what the issues are about and what are its most important aspects

Showing what's so heated about these discussions

Help citizens better understand both sides of each issue

Helping readers understand what's at stake for them

Give readers the opportunity to think these issues through and better be able to position themselves

Giving a rock-solid toolkit for people who are stuck on how they should vote

Give high-quality unbiased content to voters who are searching for non-partisan information

Engaging new voters

Entice new voters of every age, background, and ethnicity into the political process by showing them why these issues matter

Think you got what it takes?

Then make sure to apply! We'd be thrilled to have you join us in this amazing endeavor!

Key Duties

  • Write articles that explain both sides of a hot-button political & social issues
  • Create content according to weekly batch assignments
  • Follow style guidelines and best practices for structured content
  • Revise content to ensure that it fairly represents both sides of a political issue
  • Incorporate original polling and survey data into individual articles and content

Education/Experience*:

  • Have/Be pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in either investigative journalism, political science, or any related field

We're much more interested in you being a great individual doing high-quality work, than in your degrees or your experience, so feel free to apply if you don't think your credentials exactly match what we're asking

Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Analytical Mind
  • Critical thinking
  • Great with deadlines

Attitude/Mindset:

  • A willingness to learn
  • A solid work ethics
  • A real interest for US politics in general
  • Enthusiastic about contributing to a great cause
  • Highly dependable

Make sure to add a few words on what you've already worked on on the topic of (U.S.) politics, what your main points of interests in politics are (ex. elections, candidates, issues around equality, justice, race, gender, crime, etc.), and why you're so passionate about politics in general and/or these specific topics.

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