Editor, Atlantic Media Company

Location
Washington
Posted
May 02, 2011
Closes
Jun 01, 2011
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Editor, Atlantic Media

Atlantic Media is looking for an editor to lead a new web site devoted to covering a range of topics on the broad theme of global cities. Areas include: transportation, urban affairs, neighborhoods, innovation, and trends in housing, economic competitiveness, and demography. The site will be built around the vision and work of Richard Florida, Atlantic senior editor, renowned economist/demographer, and author of The Rise of the Creative Class and The Great Reset. Working with Rich, the editor will oversee a small team of bloggers and multimedia producers with the goal of creating a premier web destination that attracts experts in the space as well as curious generalist readers.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has at least five years experience as a digital journalist;
  • Has a demonstrated interest in urban affairs, demography, and social/economic policy;
  • Can spot talent, build and manage a team, and operate independently;
  • Is experienced assigning, editing, producing, and writing stories/blog posts for the web;
  • Has a deep understanding of how to attract and engage a digital audience including, but not limited to, using search, social media, content partners, and third-party aggregators;
  • Has a journalistic sensibility that fits Atlantic values: intelligent, fair, accurate, fast, curious, provocative, news-driven.

The job is based in Washington, DC, and reports to the editorial director, Atlantic Digital.

Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply online at: www.atlanticmediacompany.com


Please apply online at: www.atlanticmediacompany.com

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