Are you looking to live the impossible, tell powerful stories and step out of what’s comfortable? Goalcast is the world’s leading empowering media company, specializing in the production and distribution of transformative short documentaries and original short films.  With a growing community of over 40 million people and a monthly viewership of over 500 million, our videos deeply impact lives across the globe. Each one is made to help people recognize their potential, make the tough choices required to change, and live the impossible.

We are looking to amplify our impact and are currently looking for a  Researcher.   Here you can watch our short documentaries : https://www.youtube.com/@unseentruecrime

We are looking for someone who loves to research various topics, fact-check information that is vital to the stories we’re telling and bring new ideas to the team based on their findings. Creativity in finding unique stories, being passionate about film, stories, documentaries and interest in true crime. The ideal candidate is someone who has a passion for media, is extremely curious and believes that stories have the power to change the world. 

To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have great time management skills and be able to make decisions autonomously. Exceptional communication will be required to build meaningful relationships with the team you will be supporting. If you are passionate about Goalcast’s mission to make this world a better place, are interested to learn about what goes on behind the scenes and are excited to see how you can contribute, we want to hear from you!


Your responsibilities are:

  • Provide support to the Unseen team by conducting true crime research for stories in the pipeline
  • Look through articles, documentaries, podcasts and any other useful source to find new and interesting stories
  • Build comprehensive research documents to pitch the stories to the Directors and Editors
  • Continuously be plugged into the world of documentaries and true crime
  • Deliver thorough research on tight deadlines while maintaining the highest journalistic standards


What you will need:

  • A keen interest in true crime stories
  • A critical thinking mindset when approaching emotional stories
  • Ability to curate relevant and powerful stories
  • A calm and grounded attitude during high stress situations
  • Proven success in previous roles or projects
  • Strong editorial judgement
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Very strong organizational skills 
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • High EQ 
  • Desire to work in a startup environment 
  • Capable of watching hours of sensitive subject matter



  • 1+ years of experience related to storytelling, film, media, communications
  • Experience in a media company  
  • North American based candidates only (International candidates will not be considered)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or equivalent

What we offer:

  • Excellent benefits: medical and dental insurance, plus an annual health & wellness allowance
  • Day to day fun: unlimited coffee, snacks & treats
  • Rest & relaxation: three (3)weeks vacation and unlimited personal and sick days
  • Office life: in-office fitness room, wellness station, meditation room and sauna

Other benefits: Stock options, RRSP matching, transportation/parking stipend, flexible hours & work arrangements (remote/hybrid), and professional coaching services

Important message: Only the applicants who have been selected to advance will be contacted.  To learn more about the entire hiring process please visit workatgoalcast.com

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