Senior Editor/Writer

Location
Washington
Posted
Oct 08, 2013
Closes
Nov 07, 2013
Contact
Hiring Manager
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities

You will cover the key political and policy topics that affect U.S. economic growth, including elections, Fed policy, government regulation, health care reform, employment trends, tax reform and GDP growth. In addition to curated content pieces, you will:
•Post 1-2 stories a day
•Maintain a balance of quick 300-500 word blog posts along with educational explainers, provocative features, and player profiles.
•Write attention-grabbing stories and interviews that set TFT apart from its competition, driving traffic and page views to the site.
•Grow the key metrics of your audience
•Promote your stories through social networks
•Help with copyediting, fact checking and production.

Qualifications

•5+ years of reporting and editing experience, with strong Web credentials.
•Exceptional communication skills, including superior writing and editing skills
•A passion for issues related to policy and economics
•A dedication to accuracy and fairness in reporting.
•Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously

•A real team player
•Familiarity with content management systems and basic HTML

Education Requirements

•4 year degree or higher, preferably in journalism, economics or equivalent real-world experience.


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