The Fourth Estate Project that is creating a global independent reporting network is looking for an editorial assistant based in Madrid to cover local news for a monthly magazine in English.

The role will involve online research to support the work of the editorial team and an understanding of the Internet, and in particular social media and picture and video editing skills are an advantage.

This role is an entry-level position typically used for somebody keen on a career in journalism by offering experience of working in our virtual newsroom, with opportunity for promotion, and from September moving into the office which we are opening in Madrid. 
The successful candidate will get a three-month contract as a freelancer. Working hours are Monday to Friday - 8am to 4.30pm.

Please send a CV with a covering letter to: careers@fourthestatealliance.org 

As this is a training position, the salary for the three-month fellowship is between €600 and €800pcm depending on experience and ability, which will be increased again at the end of the three-month contract depending on performance.