We are looking for a talented reporter with strong writing skills, enthusiasm, and the ability to source stories that no one else spots
With experience writing about environmental issues, you’ll be responsible for contributing to Climate Home’s daily output, as well as producing regular on and off diary stories.
You’ll need to be able to explain complex political and diplomatic issues, break down scientific studies and report on the impacts of climate change around the world.
This could include reporting from UN climate negotiations, interrogating Exxon’s business plan or joining the dots between climate change and Boko Haram.
As a journalist with a sound understanding of digital platforms and social media, you’ll be comfortable communicating in a clear, accurate and engaging way.
-Breaking news reports and analysis
-Work on feature stories, investigations and blogs
-Engage with audience on social media platforms
-Film and edit video for Climate Change TV
-Build and maintain a wide network of contacts
Key skills and abilities
-Excellent written English & ability to write clear and accurate copy
-Enthusiasm for sector and ability to work on own initiative
-Familiarity with key climate change and energy political issues
-Demonstrable social media skills
-Sound understanding of digital media platforms
-Naturally collaborative team player
The role is based in Climate Home’s central London offices, with some foreign travel
This is a permanent contact, subject to a three-month review. Full time (40 hours a week)
For further details about this post contact Ed King – [email protected]
How to apply:
Please send the following to [email protected]:
-A one-page covering letter, explaining why you would be a good fit for the role and the organisation, and your plan to develop our coverage
-Two clips from the past three months
The deadline for applications is 9 May at noon BST
Climate Home is a leading source of news and analysis on the fraught international politics of global warming. A member of the Guardian Environment Network, our UN talks coverage is essential reading, lent authority by our year-round focus on climate science, economics and policy. The London-based editorial team works with reporters from Delhi, Moscow and Rio de Janeiro to bring out the best stories worldwide.
Climate Change TV offers an online channel hosting interviews and footage from international climate change and development summits. It was the first online video broadcaster devoted entirely to climate change issues. Climate Home and Climate Change TV are both funded by Responding to Climate Change Limited (RTCC) which was founded in 2002.