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Company: Trade Association
Seeking Skilled Associate Editor
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 1, 2013
Job ID: 1524273

D.C.-based real estate trade association is looking for a reporter/editor with a strong financial/business background who can take ownership of a beat and has the ability to turn out clean, crisp copy in a timely manner.

Essential Responsibilities: • Write original articles for website and other association publications (including print magazine) • Generate and pitch story ideas • Cultivate relationships with industry influencers to stay on top of latest news • Assist with editing copy • Input content into the site’s CMS and help keep website timely and focused on SEO • Perform video and audio interviews • Develop and select charts, images and other graphics for stories • Attend industry events, perform market research and stay on top of trends • Support the association’s social media initiatives and assist in creating social media strategies Requirements: • A minimum of 5 years experience as writer/editor/reporter covering business, investing or finance. • Bachelor’s degree required • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work independently with speed and efficiency • Proficient with Microsoft Word; ability to master CMS for site publishing

Highly Desirable Skills: • Knowledge of commercial real estate and real estate investing • Association experience • On-camera interview experience • Familiarity with Associated Press stylebook.

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