Rosa is hiring journalists!
Rosa is a brand-new initiative designed to provide digital access to justice and training around workplace sexual harassment. Rosa was created because workers need to know more about the law, reporting bodies and what to expect when and if they report. Rosa is a collaboration between Aftermetoo and Canadian Women’s Foundation
We are looking for talented journalists who will take our legal content and translate it into engaging and compelling content. This content should take a balanced and intersectional approach to the issues we are discussing. As part of your job, you will write articles around workplace sexual harassment, law, culture and society. Some of these pieces may include narrative journalism, Q and A’s, essays and short form narrative journalism. You’ll be working with the Legal Manager and the Director of Rosa. We’re looking for someone who has experience writing about the justice system, and social issues and is comfortable working in narrative journalism.
This position reports to the Co-Leads of Rosa.
These are freelance positions.
These positions are home-office based.
Translate legal information into compelling, engaging content.
Work closely with our other writers to ensure that our content remains consistent and stays true to Rosa’s voice and tone.
Create new content through interviews and narrative journalism.
Experience working and translating legal concepts into engaging content, without losing legal accuracy.
Ability to work with and organize large amounts of content.
Comfortable working on tight deadlines.
Attention to detail and strong editorial judgment.
Very strong fact checking skills.
Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment and work within tight deadlines.
Education, Skills and Experience
Work as a journalist in publishing, news and magazines.
Have created long and short form pieces with complex legal, socio-political content.
Candidates from Indigenous, racialized, 2SLGBTQ+, and other marginalized communities are encouraged to self-identify in the cover letter.
Please email your cover letter, resume and four recent work samples (within the last three years) quoting reference #CI-014 firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should be submitted no later than 11:59pm EST on April 10, 2020. We will be hiring on a rolling-basis.
We thank all who have expressed interest in this position, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.