|Date Posted||March 23, 2020|
|Required Education||Bachelor's Degree|
Chemical Watch is seeking a Washington, D.C.-based reporter or policy writer to join its busy North America news desk, part of a rapidly growing UK-based intelligence provider that offers award-winning news and insight businesses worldwide need to safely manage chemicals in products.
The reporter will join our North America news desk, which together with desks for Europe, Asia, Emerging Markets, Science and Business, makes up our global news operation. Reporting to the DC-based North America editor, the successful candidate’s key focus will be on US and Canadian chemicals management policy at the federal, state and province level, as well as voluntary business programs.
This is a home-based position. The successful candidate will attend press events, workshops and other conferences in DC and occasionally elsewhere in the region. They will also attend corporate events in the UK twice a year.
News reporting and writing is the primary task, but others include feature writing and developing content with our analyst and events teams.
is a mature, organised and highly motivated journalist or policy writer, ideally with experience of covering regulatory compliance issues for a business audience;
has experience writing about chemicals management policy and regulation, especially TSCA – or can demonstrate the ability to rapidly acquire a thorough understanding of these topics;
understands the legislative and regulatory processes in the US and Canada;
has a keen sense and good knowledge of the wider political scene in the US and Canada, and the priorities for different sectors, political actors, NGOs and academia;
produces to deadline succinct, accurate, well-written and impartial articles that are centred on business critical information;
maintains Chemical Watch’s reputation for informative, accurate, well crafted and timely content;
is a productive and reliable remote worker who is a diligent and effective communicator with colleagues;
can travel to conferences and other events in North America and occasionally overseas;
Comfortable with moderating or speaking at Chemical Watch conferences or webinars.
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Terry.Hyland@ChemicalWatch.com. Please include "North America Reporter" in the subject line.