Do you love details?
Does finding out the story behind the story excite you?
Is your dream home in the Archives?
If you answered yes, then this might be your dream job.
Parallax Film Productions produces World War II documentary series for broadcast on Smithsonian and National Geographic Channels. We want to add a Researcher/Annotator to our award-winning team. The successful candidate will collect and collate requested research, find fantastic interview subjects, verify historical details with multiple sources and annotate scripts.
- BC Resident and Canadian Citizen
- University Degree in History, Journalism or Political Science is desired
- Ability to research using primary and secondary sources beyond online searches
- Verify historical details using multiple sources to annotate scripts
- Proven experience in accurate fact checking
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Ability to work ahead in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
- Comfortable conducting phone interviews
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position then send us something you gathered information on (example: a thesis excerpt, a documentary program, a research proposal, a print story or pitch document). Tell us how you gathered the information.
Send this document and your resume together as a single document to email@example.com with the title Researcher/Annotator in the subject line.
Sorry, no phone calls. If you’ve secured an interview we will call you to set up a meeting.