Journalist with Tech + Politics focus (m/f/d)

  • Wien, Österreich | Berlin, Deutschland | Remote


  • Part-time

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort


  • Bewerbungsfrist: Laufend

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An exciting opportunity for an experienced journalist with a passion for tech and politics …

You love to write and edit texts on how to create better politics and policies? Then come and work with us!

We are The Innovation in Politics Institute, an international, non-partisan organisation that identifies, develops and applies innovations in politics – with the aim of strengthening democracy in Europe. To that end, we are building a community of the brightest minds in politics, from all democratic parties and on all levels of governance. Our offices are in Vienna and Berlin with partner offices in 14 other countries.

Journalist with Tech + Politics focus (m/f/d)

We are looking for an experienced journalist for a soon to be established online magazine on democracy technology. The magazine will help politicians and their staff navigate the field of democracy technologies / digital citizens’ participation. It will provide featured articles on current trends in the field, case studies of digital participation projects across Europe, as well as practical guides and lessons learned articles.

Key responsibilities

  • Identify potential stories on the latest development in digital citizens’ participation
  • Writing and editing articles for our online magazine
  • Co-developing the formats for the articles
  • Giving feedback to less experienced junior editors

What you should bring to this role

  • Experience in journalistic writing – ideally in science journalism or a magazine
  • Professional proficiency in English / ideally other european languages
  • Interest in the topic of democracy technologies / digital citizens’ participation
  • Familiarity with our target audience (politicians and public officials) highly appreciated
  • The ability to write headlines and copy that grab the reader’s interest
  • A can-do, hands-on attitude

What we offer

We provide you with an international working environment, a passionate team, a timely cause, and great content. In addition you will profit from:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Part time (20h/week), starting a.s.a.p, initially limited to 6 month, with the possibility of an extension
  • Monthly salary: 1600€/month (with 12 monthly salaries a year)
  • Place of work: Wherever you are (if you live in Vienna or Berlin, you can work in our respective office there)

Please send your application including CV and writing samples to Laura Giesen (

Veröffentlicht am: 14.06.2022