Job Announcements

RH Reality Check is an award-winning daily publication providing evidence-based news, analysis, and commentary, as well as interactive dialogue on matters of sexual and reproductive health and justice. RH Reality Check currently has the following positions open:

Social and Digital Media Manager

RHRC is hiring a Digital and Social Media Manager to help us effectively manage our online communities and social media channels, including creating digital assets, mostly images, for use on social media. Reporting to the Communications Director, the Digital and Social Media Manager will:

  • Develop 3- , 6-, and 12-month strategies for online social engagement;
  • Manage/create and increase our presence and profile on social channels like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and others through community engagement and by sharing content (original and sourced) with and from partners and like-minded individuals and organizations to help others use RHRC as a resource;
  • Develop and execute social media outreach strategies around specific articles, series, and issues on which we work;
  • Curate, conceive and create professional quality digital images and infographics to help promote content, ideas and facts on social channels;
  • Moderate and participate in conversations happening in our online communities, including article comments on the site and Facebook comments;
  • Develop content-appropriate outreach messaging on a daily and weekly basis;
  • Work with other staff as appropriate to create, articulate, and carry out comprehensive short- and long-term social media strategies;
  • Work with other staff as appropriate to integrate social online efforts in tandem with our other off- and online strategies;
  • Work with other partner organizations to achieve shared goals;
  • Build and strengthen our relationships with other online communities, writers, and publications in order to expand the reach of our content and community;
  • Write for RHRC as time and interest permit, and represent RHRC in the community when necessary.

Read the full position description here. Please follow the application instructions carefully.

Editorial Assistant

Working with the VP/Managing Editor and other members of the editorial team, the Editorial Assistant will primarily be responsible for preparing content for publication. He or she will also act as back up for the social media and communications teams when necessary.

The Editorial Assistant will:

  • Load stories into WordPress, including tagging and properly categorizing them (several per day).
  • Perform photo research for a number of stories per day.
  • Perform intermediate photo-editing tasks.
  • Insert graphics and slideshows into stories, as needed.
  • Contact new authors for their bios and headshots and add their author profiles to the site.
  • Find and post videos to the site (~one per day).
  • Put together daily and weekly email newsletter.
  • Fix HTML and other presentation problems in RHRC stories.
  • Be trained in how to post to all of RHRC’s social media platforms, for rare instances when that help is needed.
  • Be trained in how to help the communications team with managing press lists, for semi-regular instances when that help is needed.
  • Assist with other content-production tasks, as needed.
  • Coordinate with members of the editorial team and other teams, as necessary.

Read the full position description here. Please follow the application instructions carefully.