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.

Web Developers

We are looking for an 2+ years professional experience Web Developers to join our IT team! As a Developer, you will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development along with Website Maintenance.

We are expecting you to have a strong understanding of the latest industry trends and content management systems and working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, WordPress, WIX, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, PHP, CodeIgniter and all frontend technologies

The Job

  • We are looking for a Senior and Junior Web Developers who has the experience to develop and manage website.
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications.
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers.
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wire-frames into working HTML pages.
  • He/she should be able to deploy/manage the website on the server and hence should be aware of basic Linux commands.
  • Overall Server side setup, issues handling and any new requirements (Amazon, Godaddy, WPEngine)
  • Mailchimp and other mailing server like Amazon setup, support and solutions
  • Domain and sub-domain setup, integration and handling of issues
  • Payment gateway setup, integration and solutions
  • Handling of all type of site errors and solutions.

Experience: 2+ years

Mail to: Jobs@boomlive.in


Web and Graphic Designer

Require talented and dynamic individuals with a passion for design & perfection and take pride in producing high-quality design work.

The candidate must be a fast learner, hardworking, and self-motivated. He or she must be an excellent team worker.

Experience: 3-4 years

The Job

  • Designing interfaces for websites that provide the best possible user experience.
  • Taking a "design brief" to understand requirements.
  • Presenting ideas, concepts and design solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Identifying design problems and devising elegant solutions for 1.Web Site 2.Graphics, 3. Promotions 4. Vectors/Visualization.
  • Designing visual imagery for website stories and presentations.

Key skills required:

  • You have a degree and experience in a Web and Graphics Design role.
  • You have strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator, HTML5/CSS, Javascript.
  • Strong typography, layout and visual design skills.
  • Good understanding of content management systems
  • Up-to-date experience with international web protocols, standards, and technologies
  • Good Knowledge of English language is a must
  • You are a good multi-tasker who can work within tight deadlines.

Mail to: Jobs@boomlive.in


Producer, Social Media and Community Engagement

Job Purpose:

Research, assist and analyse all social media channels, campaigns, and team members to sustain an engaging audience experience, build a sustainable brand, and drive traffic.

Job Duties:

  • Track
  • Capture larger story trends to engage audience and adopt a data-driven approach to add social-first inputs where required.
  • Co-ordinate paid and organic content strategy encompassing all forms of content to achieve weekly, monthly and quarterly company goals.
  • Analyse and audit social media presence, including digital advertising costs and returns as well as areas for organic social media campaign improvement. This will include finding new platforms to scale growth.
  • Work with other departments to develop social media timelines coinciding with new product releases, ad campaigns, or other brand messages.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Graduates or Post Graduates in Marketing or Social Media, preferably, with a minimum of 4 years of working with social media platforms may apply.
  • Proficiency in analysing platform data not restricted to but definitely including Google Analytics and other major social media platforms.
  • Copywriting and proofreading skills.
  • Voracious consumer of the internet and popular culture.
  • Firm grasp of social channels and content leveraging skills.
  • Flexible and engaging style of content writing, production and brand placement.
  • Ability to pivot to developing news cycles and changes in social strategy quickly.

Mail to: Jobs@boomlive.in


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


 Multimedia Producer

India's leading fact checking website BOOM Live is looking for a Multimedia producer with 1-3 years of experience.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Developing ideas, producing and editing video/ multimedia content in alignment with the editorial vision of BOOM
  2. Handling pre and post production elements of longform video content
  3. Conceptualising multimedia packages with reporters and editors
  4. Ability to shoot and script short multimedia packages, including on ground reports
  5. Staying up to speed on news and current events
  6. Generating ideas to increase BOOM LIVE's presence and engagement on social- media platforms and creating multimedia content for the same.

Requirements:

  1. Candidates should have some prior experience in video journalism.
  2. Knowledge of either Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere Pro is a must.
  3. Candidates must be willing to travel for stories and move to Mumbai.
  4. Candidates must show ability to work collaboratively in a team and in alignment with BOOM's editorial and creative vision.
  5. Candidates must display efficiency and an ability to prioritise and plan ahead effectively in a fast-paced news environment.
This is a full-time position. Holiday and weekend work may be required.
Interested candidates please send your CV to "jobs@boomlive.in"
Pls add: " Role- Multimedia Producer " and your name in the subject line.

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