Associate Editor, Events Channel -

May 01, 2013
May 31, 2013
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
The Atlantic is looking for a talented journalist to work on the Events Channel of The Channel, which launches this spring, will provide editorial coverage (text and video) of Atlantic programs, including topical posts prior to, during, and after events, as well as posts detailing speakers and agendas for upcoming programs. This position reports to the deputy editor of but coordinates with Washington editor at large for The Atlantic & editor of AtlanticLIVE and the content and programming director of AtlanticLIVE along with the executive producer of Atlantic Video.

Responsibilities Include:
•Conceiving and writing bylined posts on editorial topics related to upcoming AtlanticLIVE events
•Conceiving and writing bylined posts on the news made and ideas discussed at AtlanticLIVE programs
•Producing video posts from AtlanticLIVE events
•Producing all Events Channel posts -- writing headlines, writing pull quotes, selecting photos, writing captions, embedding video, etc.
•Promoting content from Atlantic Events channel via social media
•Taking day-to-day responsibility for the editorial success of the Events Channel

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:
•Has several years of professional editorial experience on digital platforms
•Is a lively writer and rigorous thinker with a demonstrated ability to explain complicated topics to an audience of generalists
•Is curious, creative, energetic, resourceful, entrepreneurial, and detail-oriented
•Collaborates and communicates well with multiple stakeholders
•Can juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
•Understands the role of social media in an editorial environment
•Possesses basic video producing and editing skills

Core Attributes:
•Force of Ideas - At the center of Atlantic Media work are the ideas within our writing. We believe that ideas – to the good and not – have consequence. Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, giving voice, argument, and flight to the latter.
•Spirit of Generosity - Atlantic Media seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition in each colleague toward service and selfless conduct. Atlantic Media writing should be cut from the same cloth – critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character.

Atlantic Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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