Current openings at The Bureau:

Reporter – Health Inequality

Bureau Local is looking for a talented and passionate reporter to join on a health inequalities beat. We’re looking for someone with an eye for under-reported stories or ideas for innovative investigations, but also someone with the drive to develop and realise these projects through collaborative reporting. Applications close August 16. Read the full ad.

Community Organiser

Bureau Local is looking for a motivated and empathetic community organiser who will be embedded in our editorial teams and work across our three reporting strands (jobs and home, local services and health). This is a senior role in the organisation and requires project management and ambitious work. Applications close August 16. Read the full ad.

Assistant Production Editor

We are looking for somebody passionate about our mission who wants to make a difference in the world. You will be involved in all aspects of production including editing and subbing copy, layout, picture and infographics commissioning. This is a part-time role, working 24 hours a week on a flexible arrangement. Applications close August 24. Read the full ad.

Algorithms Reporter

We are looking for a high-calibre reporter to join our Decision Machines project investigating how governments are using big data, and in particular how such programmes can impact human rights and privacy. The ideal candidate will have reported widely on the technology industry and the use of technology in government for at least three years. This is a full-time 9-month contract covering a maternity leave position. Applications close August 24. Read the full ad.

Operations and Admin Assistant

The Bureau is looking to hire an operations and admin assistant to provide administrative support for HR functions, accounts and support the smooth running of the Bureau office. This is an entry level position and we are looking for a candidate who is keen to join an innovative and fast growing organisation that is focused on impact and change in society. This is a part-time role, working 24 hours a week. Applications close September 4. Read the full ad.


If you would like to apply for an internship at the Bureau, please be aware that these are for three weeks only, unpaid, and you must be in full-time education related to journalism and seeking experience here as part of your education. You are more likely to be considered if you are at the postgrad stage. Email [email protected] and put your name in the subject line.