Careers

BOOM is looking to hire talented, self-motivated and ambitious journalists, producers and developers. We are an independent digital journalism initiative with a mission to fight misinformation, explain issues and make the internet safer. BOOM is one of India's first and leading fact-checking platforms committed to provide readers journalistically verified information. Besides India, we are also present in Bangladesh and Myanmar.


The BOOM team includes people who have worked at various organisations and speak multiple languages. If you want to work with us, write to us: jobs@boomlive.in Mention the position you are applying for in the subject line.


1. Reporter/Correspondent for DECODE

BOOM is looking to hire a reporter with 3-4 years of experience on writing on technology, culture and social media.

You need to have:

  • Interest in tech policy
  • Good grip on internet culture and technology news, especially across South Asia and south east Asia
  • Have a network of sources and experts on technology
  • Knowledge of social media trends and cultures

Application:

Send your CV with a few writing samples

Location: Can be based out of anywhere, willing to travel for stories

Write to: jobs@boomlive.in with Subject Line: Reporter for DECODE


2. Multimedia Producer

  • Ability to shoot and script short multimedia packages, including on ground reports
  • Produce and edit videos from reporters on the ground
  • Design creatives, plan calendar/events
  • Conduct interviews and live events on social media platforms
  • Knowledge of either Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro is a must

Application:

Send your CV with samples of work

Location: Mumbai/Delhi

Write to: jobs@boomlive.in with Subject Line: Multimedia Producer


3. Social Media Producer

With at least 5 years of experience, ideally in digital newsrooms. But we aren't strict about this, open to hear from anyone suitable.

  • Good communication skills
  • Will be responsible for distributing our stories and videos on social media platforms.
  • Creating original text and video content, managing posts and responding to followers.
  • Will be responsible for monitoring SEO and web traffic metrics and drive the newsroom to think creatively on how to turn their stories around to cater to the audience on our social media platforms.
  • Will be working with editors, reporters and the video team

Application:

Send your CV and a short cover note detailing out why you are suitable for the role.

Location: Mumbai

Write to: jobs@boomlive.in with Subject Line: Social Media Producer


4. Health Reporter/ Fact-Checker

BOOM is looking for a reporter familiar with the health and pharmaceutical sector and has an in-depth understanding about the workings of the public health system. The candidate should have at least 2-3 years of reporting experience in the health space.

  • In-depth knowledge of the health and pharma sector- will have to track news, announcements, data updates
  • Analytical abilities to explain complicated concepts on health in simple, easy-to-understand formats
  • Comprehension of research papers and scientific findings
  • Basic knowledge of fact-checking and awareness of the prevailing health misinformation
  • Knowledge of the Ministry hierarchy and different programs, missions, and agencies supporting the health sector in the country.
  • Have a network of source in the health sector- scientists, doctors, experts - to verify information and debunk misinformation

Application:

Send your CV with a cover note explaining why you are suitable for the role.

Location: Mumbai/Delhi

Write to: jobs@boomlive.in with Subject Line: Health Reporter


5. SEO Specialist 

BOOMLive is looking for an SEO Specialist to coordinate SEO efforts, including on-page and off-page optimization and keyword expansion research. Your primary responsibility will be to drive organic traffic and ensure their success. You will have to use your analytical skills and collaborate with various teams with a goal to ensure that content is search-engine friendly and optimized to increase our company’s profitability. If you think you’d be a great fit for this role, then we’d love to talk to you!
Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute successful SEO strategies increase the News Content search engine results rankings
  • Research SEO keywords for content building
  • Review technical SEO issues and recommend fixes
  • Optimize website content, landing pages and paid search copy
  • Direct off-page optimization projects (e.g. link-building)
  • Collect data and report on traffic, rankings and other SEO aspects
  • Work with the development team to ensure SEO best practices are properly implemented on newly developed code
  • Work with editorial and marketing teams to drive SEO in content creation and content programming
  • Recommend changes to website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords.
  • Work with social media and PPC teams to optimize campaigns
  • Keep abreast of SEO and integrated marketing trends

Requirements

  • Experience – 5+ Years in Online News Media
  • Understanding of search engine algorithms and ranking methods
  • Experience with SEO industry programs, such as Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics
  • Knowledge of keyword research and data mining tools like Ahref, SEMRush, Similar Web etc
  • Able to complete competitive analysis of other companies within the industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (email, phone, etc.)
  • Comfortable analyzing high volumes of data on a daily basis
  • Familiar with content management systems including WordPress

Mail to: Jobs@boomlive.in


6. Video Editor / Motion graphic designer

BOOM is looking for Video Editor / Motion graphic designer for our YouTube Channels, Instagram Reels and other Social Media Apps. Candidates should have good knowledge on Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop & Graphic designing.

Responsibilities:

  • Editing of video clips into processed premium quality videos by input music, graphics, and effects in videos.
  • Create product explainer, promotional and ads videos when required for the app, media, etc.
  • Produce creative short videos based on recorded clips or screen recordings.
  • Should display creativity in converting ideas into videos in a quick time.
  • Handling of multiple projects per week, and dozens of projects per month.
  • Prior experience working as a freelance video editor, or casual video editing experience.
  • Should have experience producing content for YouTube, Facebook, or Instagram.
  • Using software and other techniques to produce animations.

Required Skills:

  • Adobe Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Other quick video editing tools like KineMaster, etc.
  • Good knowledge of sound and music editing
  • Creative and artistic skills.

Application:

Send your CV with your portfolio

Location: Mumbai

Write to: jobs@boomlive.in with Subject Line: Video Editor / Motion graphic designer


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