Call for Consultants: Freelance Writers

About Atalanta

Atalanta is a social enterprise whose mission is to increase the number of women holding senior government positions worldwide and accelerate programmes that tackle the root causes of gender inequality. We provide communications and political consulting services to a range of clients including: political candidates and parties, government ministries, NGOs, and corporations.

Experience & Skills

Atalanta is seeking freelance writers to join our network of consultants. Successful candidates will have at least 4 years’ experience. A background in journalism or communications is preferred.

Excellent analytical and writing skills are essential—the ability to write concise, clear, and easily-digestible copy is a core requirement of this role. We’re ultimately looking for a consultant who is agile, and can easily juggle a variety of writing tasks, for a diversity of clients, on an ad-hoc basis.

Subject-matter expertise in gender, global politics, and international development are strongly preferred. Many of our clients are based in EMEA, so regional knowledge of this region would be an added asset.

English language fluency is a requirement. Additional language skills may be needed for specific projects, so please indicate your language capabilities.

Responsibilities

As this role is freelance and project-based, responsibilities will vary based on specific client needs. Responsibilities may include:

  • Drafting compelling and persuasive talking points;
  • Drafting engaging opinion pieces;
  • Researching and fact-checking long-form written pieces and reports;
  • Communicating complex information using non-technical language that is accessible for a wide range of audiences; and
  • Assisting with the drafting, research, and compilation of reports / whitepapers.

Location

London (remote working available)

Work Permission

If based in London, the candidate must have the right to work in the United Kingdom. If providing services remotely, the candidate must have the necessary work permissions required in their home country.

Compensation

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, industry standards, and client budgets.

Equal Opportunity

Atalanta is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We strongly believe that diversity in the workplace is an asset both to our organisation and for our ability to deliver for our diverse client base.

How to Apply

Please send your CV, cover letter, and at least 2 writing samples to careers [at] atalanta [dot] co