Researcher and writer wanted for a term position

About Us

+972 Magazine is looking for a researcher and a professional writer for a six-month project combining archival work, storytelling and journalism.

We are an independent English-language online news and politics magazine that publishes on-the-ground reporting, investigative and in-depth articles, analysis and commentary on Israel-Palestine. We reach millions of readers around the world and are known for our high journalistic standards and impactful reporting. The site is committed to fair journalism, equity, justice and an end to occupation and apartheid.

+972 Magazine is published by the non-profit organization “972 – Advancement of Citizen Journalism”, which is owned and run by Palestinian and Israeli journalists. We do not represent or align with any other organization, political party or special interest.

We are committed to diversity in our team and especially welcome female and non-binary applications, Palestinians, Mizrahim, Ethiopians, Russian speakers and members of the LGBTQ community. Not sure if you meet all the job requirements? We always strongly encourage you to apply.

Work

Over the past few months, we have gained exclusive access to an archive that includes unique documents about Israel’s abuses against the Palestinians. We are looking for an experienced researcher and storyteller who has a knack for digging through archives and identifying the overall picture/story told by a wealth of documents. The work will require spending several months in the archives, followed by several additional months of writing and publishing an article based on the findings. This is a joint project with the Hebrew site Local Call.

Terms

  • Fluency in Hebrew;
  • Excellent storytelling, journalism and writing skills;
  • Ability to read, summarize and categorize documents;
  • Ability to transform archival documents into a feature that will be published on +972 and local calls;
  • Experience working both alone and in a team;
    Proven experience in research, particularly in archival research;
    Absolute discretion;
    Ability to meet deadlines;
    Arabic or English — a plus;

Job terms

  • Part-time, competitive salary, benefits;
  • The research work will take place mainly in the archives, located in Tel-Aviv, and also includes meetings in Tel-Aviv. The editorial part can be done from your home or from our offices in Tel Aviv or Haifa;
  • Allows fairly flexible schedules;
  • A friendly, supportive and empowering work environment.

To submit an application, please complete this form and attach a cover letter and CV before April 10, 2022.

We will respond to all applications shortly after the deadline.

Work should begin in mid-May.

For any questions: [email protected]