Centre for Policy Alternatives on 26 May, 2021

Vacancy: Co-Editor, Groundviews

Categories: Press Releases

Centre for Policy Alternatives has a vacancy for experienced individual to work as:



  • Web journalism and investigative reporting
  • Web-based research on socio-political and human rights issues
  • Managing social media platforms
  • Content planning, web media content curation and ideation
  • Coordination and liaising with donor organisations
  • Proposal writing for fundraising and donor reporting


  • Ability to translate social issues into compelling stories and analytical reports.
  • A strong understanding of social media and web analytics for platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
  • Graphic designing, photography and video-editing is required.
  • Aware of contemporary politics, finely tuned into social media debates and discussions.
  • Commitment to professional journalism and ethical guidelines of Groundviews- http://groundviews.org/submission-guidelines/
  • Extremely good knowledge of written and spoken English is essential.
  • Knowledge of written and spoken Sinhala and/or Tamil is an added advantage.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • An inquiring mind open to adapting web and mobile platforms and apps in the service of civic, participatory media.


APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application together with a resume with contact details of two non-related referees, within ten days of this advertisement.

The position applied for should be indicated on the envelope/subject line of email.

Address – Centre for Policy Alternatives, 6/5, Layards Road, Colombo 5

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