Bellingcat Is Hiring: Editor (Europe-Based, Part-Time)

By Bellingcat Investigation Team

Who We Are:

Bellingcat is an independent international collective of researchers, investigators, and citizen journalists using open source and social media investigations to probe a variety of subjects: crime, conflicts, corruption, secret operations, mis- and disinformation, extremist groups, and much more. We have received multiple awards for our groundbreaking research and publications that shine a light on criminal activity and help bring perpetrators to account. Members of the Bellingcat community (staff, contributors, and volunteers in more than 20 countries) work in a unique field where advanced technology, forensic research, journalism, investigative work, transparency, and accountability come together. Do you want to join this exciting adventure?

Who We Are Looking For:

A part-time, Europe-based editor to help commission, edit, and publish our investigations. This is an exciting role in a pioneering investigative outfit that works with some of the world’s leading media, investigators, legal and law enforcement professionals, global institutions, and much more.

We are looking for a native English speaker with excellent writing and editing skills who also has a solid understanding of open source investigative techniques. Attention to detail and ability to produce engaging content is a must. The position offers opportunities to work on important global and local investigations and to cooperate and learn from the best in the field.

Who You Are:

You have a proven track record in editing long texts and publications (we require at least 3 references and 5 samples of published work that you either wrote and/or edited). You are enthusiastic about working in a demanding international environment, feel comfortable with different cultural contexts, and are able to meet strict deadlines. You are motivated to excel and are reliable


  • Copy edit materials for publication
  • Writing headlines and social media posts
  • Preparing articles for publication on the Bellingcat website
  • Reporting to the head editor about planned publications
  • Availability a.m. time on the …read more

    From:: Bellingcat

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