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JOB VACANCY – Fact Checkers at MULTIFACTCHECK INC.

About MULTIFACTCHECK INC.

Welcome to MULTIFACTCHECK INC., a pioneering organization committed to the rigorous pursuit of truth and accuracy in information. Guided by our mission to combat mis/disinformation and promote transparency, we are at the forefront of fact-checking in today’s dynamic media landscape.

For a more in-depth understanding of our organization, we invite you to explore our official website: MULTIFACTCHECK About Us. Here, you will discover our core values, the dedicated team behind our operations, and our unwavering commitment to fostering a well-informed society.

At MULTIFACTCHECK INC., we understand the evolving nature of factchecking work and prioritize flexibility for our team. We operate in a remote work environment, allowing our professionals to contribute from various locations. This approach enables us to attract diverse talents and provides our team members with the flexibility to balance work and life commitments. Do you want to be part of the team? Then apply for the following positions!

Job Description:

We are seeking two highly skilled and experienced Factcheckers to join our dynamic team at MULTIFACTCHECK INC. The Factcheckers will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of information using varies methods and tools at their disposal. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in fact-checking, journalism, or related fields. They must have also proven IT skills, including social media, and be able to work under tight schedules and meet deadlines.

Responsibilities:

  • Verify content for accuracy, clarity, and adherence to editorial guidelines.
  • Analyze trending data both offline and online
  • Conduct thorough fact-checking to ensure the credibility of information.
  • Collaborate with writers, researchers, and other team members to produce high-quality content.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in fact-checking.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as journalist, preferably in fact-checking or related areas.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and leadership abilities.
  • Familiarity with current events and a passion for accuracy in information.
  • Strong media and information literacy, critical thinking skills and a keen sense of accuracy and truth

Language Requirements: Proficiency in English; knowledge of Afaan Oromo, Amharic, Tigrigna, Somali, French, Spanish, and Arabic is an asset.

Work Environment: Remote/Hybrid

Payment: The payment will be made as per contribution for a fact-checked and published content.  

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and a portfolio to [email protected]  

The application deadline: rolling basis

MULTIFACT CHECK INC. is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

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ABOUT MFC

MultiFactCheck

(MFC) is an independent fact-checking organization which is launched to pin-point, track-down, scrutinize, investigate, interrogate, publish and distribute the factual accuracy of claims made by public figures. MFC’s project has geographical priorities. Our work mainly focuses on nations in the Horn of Africa and their diaspora community who reside abroad. We operates from various regions of Africa, Europe and North America. Through a multitude of professional proficiency, MFC deploys best practices of journalism, scholarship and expertise in order to flag, investigate and publish a fact.

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