Global Government Forum, Freelance Reporters

Per word fee DoE
Feb 14, 2017
Mar 06, 2017
Job Type
Part Time

Global Government Forum, the publishing, events and research business serving top civil servants around the world, is seeking experienced freelance contributors – particularly to cover career development, technological change and service delivery in the management of public finances.

Our website carries news, interviews and features designed to help senior officials around the world to meet shared policy challenges, lead government organisations, reshape public services and develop their careers. Our 250,000-strong audience is truly global, but we have particularly strong readerships in the world’s English-speaking nations and its parliamentary democracies.

A growing organisation, we are expanding our coverage of public finances – helping senior civil servants in treasuries and finance departments to reform their organisations, build their skills, develop their workforces, and improve the ways in which tax is collected and spent. The successful candidate(s) will be commissioned to supply a stream of features and interviews.

We are also interested in finding stringers able to provide general news carefully targeted at our audience, and articles on women leaders and gender equality in the public sector environment.

Working with the editorial director, reporters will be given advice, assistance and leads in identifying and developing suitable stories, and paid a fair rate for specialist journalism.

But you will need significant experience in writing for an audience of public sector professionals and in working independently: you must be able to generate story ideas closely targeting an expert audience, and to produce clean copy to agreed deadlines.

If this sounds like you, please complete the application form below – setting out your relevant experience, explaining which topic(s) you’re best placed to write on, and enclosing a CV and relevant examples of your published work. This can be a short message; but applicants who simply paste in their standard covering letter will not be considered.

As these are freelance roles based at home, there will not be a formal interview process: following conversations via Skype suitable candidates will be commissioned to produce test articles, with the best asked to submit regular content to an agreed plan.