Research Journalist - Part Time

  • Our Rincón, PR based company is looking for a quick learner that works well with others, has superior research and writing skills, and can perform serious and creative work in a fast-paced environment. This position is for an energetic self-starter with enthusiasm, brains and excellent communication skills. If you are looking for an opportunity where you can do creative work, grow, succeed and be part of a dynamic team, this position is for you.

    Job Description:
    The Research Journalist will create original news content based on first hand experience and qualified research. This part-time position (minimum 20 hrs/week) is available to recent college graduates and exceptional college or grad students.

    Job Responsibilities:

  • Research public projects using government website and live interviews
  • Regularly create fact based original news content using an objective tone
  • Explain complex issues in a forthright and understandable manner
  • Attend various live events in Puerto Rico
  • Generate news summaries of live events

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bi-lingual (English and Spanish, written and oral)
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Ability to communicate and explain complex issues
  • Working proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) required
  • Familiarity with environmental policy, Puerto Rico land use planning and local conservation strategies is a strong plus
  • Experience working with or gathering information from Puerto Rico and Federal government agencies including OPGE, DNER and/or EPA
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; must be able to independently prioritize, plan and manage multiple tasks
  • Reliable transportation to work in Rincón, PR

    Desired Qualifications:
  • Thorough understanding of ocean & terrestrial conservation issues and experience researching and writing on these topics
  • College degree, with preference to planning, sciences, journalism, communications and/or conservation strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Adobe creative software, Photoshop, In-Design, & Illustrator preferred
  • Track record of writing or presenting conservation-related, land use or environmental issues

Candidates should email a resume and cover letter to The job title should be listed in the subject line of the email. The cover letter must include links to writing samples or as attachments. Candidates that fail to follow these instructions will not be considered.

Compensation will vary based on experience.