Standing Posting

Ballotpedia exists to preserve and expand knowledge by building the Encyclopedia of American Politics. We build that encyclopedia by researching and writing about our areas of coverage, generating an unbiased resource for scholars, journalists, and interested citizens; and providing superior information about the elections that matter for voters.

Ballotpedia employees exemplify self-awareness and strive for constant improvement, allowing Ballotpedia to grow in new directions and constantly improve our current content.

If you exemplify these qualities and wish to strive toward Ballotpedia's ends, please consider applying for a position with us.

This is a standing posting; you may submit your application here, and it will be reviewed on a rolling basis for positions that become open in the future. If we identify your application as a good fit for a future opening, we will invite you to apply to that opening as soon as it becomes available.

Please note: If a specific position becomes available in which you have interest, please also submit your application for that posting.

Possible future openings:

  • Staff Writer
  • Assistant Staff Writer
  • Managing or Associate Editor
  • Project Lead
  • Communications Associate

If you have a specific interest in writing, managing, or working in the Communications Department, please indicate that in your cover letter. No emails or phone calls, please.

Ballotpedia employees work remotely from their home location. To join Ballotpedia, you must have a computer with Internet access. Ballotpedia uses Google Applications (Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive and more) to accomplish our goals. Some familiarity with Google Applications is helpful.

Ballotpedia’s compensation package is competitive, with opportunities for bonuses based on performance. Ballotpedia offers a full benefits package to its employees, including health, vision and dental insurance; life insurance; and more.

To Apply
Please attach:

  • résumé
  • cover letter detailing your sincere interest in this position and the mission of the organization, including your salary requirements and the contact information for two professional references

Please ensure that either your resume or your cover letter include your current address.

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