Editorial Director

Location
Washington
Posted
Oct 24, 2012
Closes
Nov 23, 2012
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
Think Custom Media is a newly launched, fast-growing creative consultancy within Atlantic Media Company. We help our clients develop their own media projects and captivate their most influential audiences. We bring to bear Atlantic Media’s longstanding expertise as well as the latest insights on what’s next in an increasingly digital, mobile, and social world.

Think seeks an Editorial Director who will lead the development of compelling editorial programs for our clients. The Editorial Director will also manage our growing team of editors, writers and social media strategists. He or she will report directly to the Vice President and General Manager of Think.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in digital media, from conceptualizing and fostering unique ideas to coaching an editorial team that creates smart and highly sharable content. This person will excel at leading editorial ideation, mentoring team members, and building strong client relationships.

Responsibilities:

• Lead creative brainstorm sessions to develop unique editorial concepts
• Articulate editorial vision to clients, team and other stakeholders
• Build and manage a world-class team of editors, writers, and social media strategists
• Lead clients in understanding what works online and why
• Help nurture and manage client and partner relationships

Requirements:

• Significant experience in digital media
• Demonstrable passion for social media (non-tweeters need not apply)
• Clear talent for developing distinctive editorial projects and products, from viral, social campaigns to standalone media brands
• Experience leading and mentoring teams
• Evangelist of emerging media, marketing and digital advertising trends
• Experience in both online editorial and creative agency work preferred
• Entrepreneurial spirit

Core Atlantic Media 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.
• Atlantic Media values the quality of being adaptable and willing to approach tasks with velocity and a high metabolism.

Please apply online via the provided link.

Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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