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Publication or Company Atlantic Media Company
Job Title Content and Programming Director, QuartzLIVE
Industry Conferences/Events, Internet/Online/New Media
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Responsibilities Include:

•Lead content development for client/partner events including conferences, dinners, and speaker forums, in collaboration with senior colleagues.
•Develop program content through research and evaluation, including, but not limited to: topic generation, expert speaker identification and recruitment, program format options, and high-level attendee lists.
•Engage with internal and external constituents throughout the program planning process from conception to development, execution to evaluation, with a keen commitment to forging relationships and understanding goals.
•Attend QuartzLIVE programs both as an ambassador to speakers, audience members, and partners and as an evaluator of program conversations for future growth.
•Serve on division senior leadership team, guiding strategy objectives and growth goals; work with senior colleagues and editors to conceive of future editorial and event platforms and programs.
•Report directly to QuartzLIVE President and Editor in chief and indirectly to Quartz Editor-in-chief

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

•Superior knowledge of global and national issues, with particular focus in business; acute understanding of the key players within these issue areas, required, and existing relationships and contacts within these fields, preferred
•Commitment to deep research to develop and prepare for programs, and uncompromising dedication to understanding an issue from all sides
•Highly motivated self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit; ability to take ownership and work independently to meet aggressive performance goals
•Strong negotiation/brokering skills, with a passion for maintaining editorial quality and ethical integrity
•Ability to foster external and internal relationships and forge strong connections with strategic partners
•5-7 years of experience in media, academic organization/think tank, or communications/consultancy
•True service ethic, spirit of generosity, and gracious sense of humor
•Outstanding organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
•Willingness to travel regularly

Core Attributes:

•Atlantic Media recruits for two personal attributes in its candidates. The first is force of intellect ¬ reflected in discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance. The second is a personal spirit of generosity ¬ a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct
•Adaptable and willing to approach tasks with velocity and a high metabolism

Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Our Company Quartz (qz.com), Atlantic Media's new global business news property that launched in September 2012, is a unique new digitally native news startup with a global focus and high ambitions. The aim of the project is to be bold and disruptive, with innovative advertising and events concepts a core element of our strategy. Quartz will be available across all mobile, tablet, and desktop platforms – and will use ongoing technical, editorial, and design innovation to best serve users across them.

To learn more about Quartz’s bold new vision, please visit qz.com.
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