Openings at Swarajya

How to apply:

Please write to jobs@swarajyamag.com with a brief note and resume.

Positions Open:


1. Executive Editor ( 1 opening)
  • Work as a part of the editorial leadership team to translate Swarajya's vision into actionable objectives and time bound deliverable.
  • Day to day management of all Swarajya products - daily digital platform, monthly flagship print, videos, weekend special, Hindi and special editorial projects
  • Commissioning, audience development, running editorial calendars, analytics based decision making, represent Swarajya in professional forums and team management.
  • Any other related work that is required for smooth conduct of editorial operations at Swarajya.

Qualifications:

  • 10- 15 years of experience with a prestigious publication in an editorial capacity, reportage in politics economy or business domains. Ability to work in dynamic and unstructured environments, mentor diverse pool of writers and reporters.
2. Lead Analyst (2 openings)
  • Swarajya is currently building a 'one-stop shop' for all news, data, analysis, and best practices on Indian infrastructure. The platform will publish news stories, commentaries, ground reports, long-form reportage, company analysis, videos, interviews, policy intelligence briefings, dashboards, daily newsletters, research reports across various infrastructure sectors — road, rail, metro, airport, power etc.
  • We are looking to immediately hire for the following two positions:
a) Lead Analyst — Transportation and Urban Infrastructure

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Write on a daily basis breaking news reports, curations, analysis based on research report, commentary, detailed ground reports and occasional long forms on key infrastructure developments in India, covering projects and programmes in the area of roads (highways/expressways), railways (DFC, metro, RRTS), aviation, ports, waterways, and also city infrastructure covering urban housing, waste and water, smart cities.
  • Help conceptualise and build a unified dashboard with drill down functionality that will serve as a repository of key projects in roads, ports, airports, metro, rail, affordable housing, energy etc.
  • Produce a weekly newsletter and occasional podcasts on key infrastructure developments in India.
  • Actively engage with infrastructure experts in order to stay up to date with infrastructure related best practices, and build a strong commentary capability in this area.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with good academic record in engineering (preferred), real estate, urban studies, public policy, finance, business administration and relevant fields with a flair for research and writing.
  • While 1-2 years’ experience in infrastructure related fields will be useful, individuals from other domains who are passionate about infrastructure can apply.
  • Deep interest and good understanding of transport infrastructure and urbanisation.
  • Extremely well-read, always curious and argumentative. A candidate who wakes up every morning with a mild sense of panic over having missed the last six hours of the news cycle.
  • Should be familiar with digital publishing tools such as content management systems, social media tools and dashboard/analytics tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
b) Lead Analyst — Energy and Metals

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Write on a daily basis breaking news reports, curations, analysis based on research report, commentary, detailed ground reports and occasional long forms in the area of energy (especially renewables) and metals.
  • Produce a weekly newsletter and occasional podcasts on key developments in energy/metal sector in India.
  • Actively engage with energy sector experts in order to stay up to date with infrastructure related best practices, and build a strong commentary capability in this area.

Qualifications:

  • Engineering/science degree with good academic record and a flair for writing or prior reporting experience covering energy sector for other publications.
  • Deep interest and excellent understanding of renewable energy issues and market trends especially in areas of solar, wind and nuclear, in India and in global context.
  • Extremely well-read, always curious and argumentative. Acandidate who wakes up every morning with a mild sense of panic over having missed the last six hours of the news cycle.
  • Should be familiar with digital publishing tools such as content management systems, social media tools and dashboard/analytics tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3. Staff Writer (3 Openings)
  • We’re looking to hire Staff Writers to cover the following areas:
  • Business & Markets
  • Economics & Finance,
  • Technology,
  • Politics
  • A degree in economics/finance will be helpful but not a prerequisite. Journalistic experience is not necessary.
  • Extremely well-read, always curious and argumentative. We look for candidates who wake up every morning with a mild sense of panic over having missed the last six hours of the news cycle.
  • Good understanding of micro and macro-economic trends, an ability to analyse corporate financial statements, track key developments in the corporate world, analyse equity and fixed income markets.
  • Produce news items on both immediate developments and long term trends. Should be familiar with digital publishing tools such as Content Management Systems and social media tools.
4. Video & Webinar Producer
  • Ability to work with the editorial team to conceptualize visuals, style frames, and branding for webinar series.
  • Plan, execute video shoots, act as producer during video interviews, webinars and other important on-location shoots.
  • Develop video scripts and story as part of editorial content – this will include ideating, developing the story-board, reaching out to people for interviews/shoots, filming, editing the story, post producing and publishing the final story keeping the platform’s guidelines in mind.
5. Director (Sales- Bilateral Advertising And Events )
  • Build an integrated sales strategy consistent with Swarajya’s business plans.
  • Lead development of multi-channel revenue streams across print and digital products. Identify and drive advertising and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Identify growth areas and drive strategies for engagement with Swarajya’s international audience.