Vacancies at The Diplomat

Interested in joining our editorial team?

Vacancies at The Diplomat

These positions have now been filled.

The Diplomat has positions available for full-time editorial team members to work with us remotely. These are challenging and diverse roles that offer the chance to make your voice heard on a range of topical issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific.

The positions entail, among other tasks:

  • Regular writing on agreed topics, mostly in the form of daily blog posts, but also longer features from time to time
  • Copyediting and fact checking of work by our in-house and freelance writers
  • Social media updates
  • Interviewing
  • Editorial planning and commissioning

The successful candidates will offer:

  • A background of at least three years as an analyst, researcher or writer
  • A high level of comfort with digital media
  • A strong background and deep interest in the Asia-Pacific
  • Outstanding writing and editing skills, including the ability to work with writers who are non-native English speakers
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Excellent productivity combined with rigorous attention to detail
  • Strong personal motivation

We seek candidates with an interest in current affairs in the Asia-Pacific. Areas of specialization could include international relations, defense, or country-specific experience.

We would also highly value candidates with the ability to play a role with Diplomat Risk Intelligence, our consulting and analysis division.

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and will be discussed during an interview.

Interested candidates should apply, with CV and writing samples, to the Editor at jobs [at] thediplomat.com.

These positions have now been filled.