Ballotpedia is seeking full-time Staff Writers to join our Elections Team. Ballotpedia’s Elections Team researches, curates, and neutrally presents the basic facts and data about tens of thousands of races and candidates in every two-year cycle, with primaries and local elections happening somewhere in every month of every year. This consists of extensive research, direct outreach to external sources, data entry and use of a database/spreadsheets, data analysis, writing and using documentation, and content creation. Applicants should know that the day-to-day work typically feels more like data entry than journalism. Ballotpedia has a unique production model, and you are encouraged to learn more here.
To succeed at Ballotpedia, you must be self-aware and personally invested in constant improvement. You must have a passion for creating a delightful experience for Ballotpedia’s readers and donors, and you must strive to develop expertise in your subject and the inner workings of your project. Click here to review their FULL JOB POST.