Position: 
Contract
Salary: 
DOE
Work Location: 
Remote (within the U.S.)
Position Summary: 

NDWA Labs is seeking talented writers with journalism experience to write news articles on a part-time contractor basis. 

NDWA Labs is the innovation arm of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA). Founded in 2015, NDWA Labs was launched to experiment with new strategies for improving marketplace norms for domestic workers, including launching sustainable ventures and collaborating with the private sector. Our approach is to innovate on old solutions, build smart and practical tools and products, and form partnerships that help us reach and lift standards for domestic workers. In particular, NDWA Labs has been experimenting with ways to use technology to ensure we are shaping a future of work that works for all of us, not just some of us.

NDWA is the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women. Founded in 2007, NDWA works for the respect, recognition and inclusion in labor protections for domestic workers.

La Alianza is a digital news service for domestic workers and immigrant communities, created by the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and provides Spanish-language stories to 200K+ subscribers. 

About the Position 
NDWA Labs is seeking part-time News Writers to work remotely in creating original news stories. As a News Writer, you will be responsible for pitching, researching, and writing original content in the form of news articles about current events. 

Compensation 
This is a part-time, 2-month contract role with the potential to renew. The following rates apply: 
● $.40/word: Pitching, researching, writing, and editing 5-15 original news articles per week with a journalistic tone and style (with open-source images included in each article) 
● $30 per hour: Completing other writing projects 
● $30 per hour: Participating in pre-arranged phone or video meetings each week 

Responsibilities: 
  •  Pitching, researching, writing, and editing 3-10 original news articles per week with a journalistic tone and style (with open-source images included in each article) 
  •  Ensuring all citations are complete, thorough, and factually accurate 
  • Participating in pre-arranged phone or video meetings as needed (Monday through Friday, during normal business hours) 
  • Completing other writing projects as needed, such as revising existing content to reflect journalistic standards 
Job Requirements: 
  •  Commitment to social justice. You have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and progressive social change through your community experience, work positions, or volunteer roles, and you want to be part of a team of people who share this commitment. 
  • Journalism experience in digital media environment. You’ve previously written news stories for other digital media companies and you know how to efficiently research and write high-quality news stories with a journalistic tone. 
  •  Strong virtual communication. You have availability to communicate with our staff as needed via email and Slack and participate in pre-arranged phone or video meetings each week (Monday through Friday, during normal business hours). 
  •  Bilingual in Spanish with experience writing for publication in Spanish

Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Applications will only be accepted electronically. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and links to published work tohttps://domesticworkers.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=47

Priority will be given to applications submitted before Friday, October 4.