U.S.-Based Investigative Editor

U.S.-Based Investigative Editor

Location: Applicant to be based at OCCRP’s U.S. office in Washington, D.C., though we will consider other locations in the Eastern U.S. for the right applicant.

Application Deadline: June 25, 2021

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is a growing, global nonprofit media organization that is reinventing investigative journalism for the public good. By developing and equipping a global network of investigative journalists and publishing their stories, we expose crime and corruption so the public can hold power to account. We see a future where organized crime and corruption are drastically reduced and democracy is strengthened. Our global team includes editors, researchers, data engineers, security specialists, administrators, technologists, and strategists, each with areas of in-depth expertise.

Position Overview

OCCRP is recruiting a U.S.-based editor to join our team of 40 investigative editors around the world and help us tackle the most challenging global stories. OCCRP is one of the world’s leading investigative reporting organizations, with a staff of 140 and operations across the world. OCCRP produces more than 100 cross-border investigations each year, often with journalists working under difficult conditions.

The editor will work with OCCRP’s senior editors to oversee investigative reporting in North America. The position requires a mix of skills, including the ability to investigate stories, write compelling narratives, edit complex investigative stories and coordinate projects involving anywhere from one to 100 journalists.

We’re looking for someone who can:

Benefits: Salary is competitive and varies based on experience. The position includes quality PPO health care and generous vacation benefits.

Application Requirements

To apply, please send the following to jobs[at]occrp.org:

All applications must be submitted in English. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We regret that the high number of applicants greatly exceeds our capacity to respond to each person. We apologize that we will not be able to reply to any unsuccessful applicants.

As an equal opportunity employer, OCCRP values having a diverse workforce and continuously strives to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate against any person based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, medical conditions, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics. If you are a qualified applicant requiring assistance or an accommodation to complete any step of the application process, please contact hr[at]occrp.org.

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