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Editorial Assistant

Website teamtrace The Trace

Investigating gun violence in America.

The Trace seeks an editorial assistant to support and collaborate with editors and reporters and tend to our growing nonprofit newsroom. Our team produces impact-focused independent journalism that shines a light on America’s gun violence crisis. While our newsroom is distributed around the United States, this particular role is hybrid, requiring in-person work at our Brooklyn, New York, office. The role is ideal for someone in the early years of their career who is passionate about journalism and is hungry to learn about how it works.

Important details:

  • Salary: $60-65k
  • Benefits include no-cost healthcare and four weeks’ vacation
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience 
  • The position requires 2-3 days/week in person at our NYC office
  • Application deadline is Monday, February 26, but we’ll be reviewing applications as they come in

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