News Editor

Stand Up Ideas, Washington, District of Columbia

Date PostedJuly 11, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtyPolitics
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Stand Up Ideas is seeking a News Editor to manage a new media project. The News Editor will be responsible for managing a team of content writers, cultivating content consistent with the philosophy of the organization, and overseeing the growth and evolution of the platform. The ideal candidate will be a voracious consumer of news, political and otherwise, with a knack for identifying content that resonates and a passion for building new and innovative news/opinion services. This is a contract position. While the News Editor will work with the leadership in a DC office, the work can be conducted from anywhere in the US.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversee subordinate content writers to ensure quality and coverage throughout the day

Monitor news and opinion content from state and national news outlets

Curate content for the platform, adding editorial & analytical commentary to news

Work with leadership to determine the direction of the platform and develop growth strategies

Leverage Social Media to advance the brand and spread the message

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum 5 years of experience as a newsroom editor

Self-starter with a proven track record for managing complex projects

Proven talent for writing quickly and persuasively

Ability to work off hours as necessary

Commitment to America’s founding principles and the organization’s mission

BS/BA degree, preferably in journalism

Ability to work remotely

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples to jobs@standupideas.com


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