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Associate Editor, Newsdesk

Job ID: 56023
Job Views: 123
Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States
Postal Code:
Job Category: Newspapers,Online/New Media,Media Business Positions
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 12.05.2018

Job Description

Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with news that matters. We're hiring an Associate Editor, Newsdesk!


Why it Matters: In this role, you will help run our news stream with an emphasis on breaking news. You will be coordinating with reporters, managing editors and our audience team to best optimize newsletters for our site and ensure we have proper coverage and social distribution on breaking news within our editorial mandate. You will also serve as a crucial backstop for making sure our copy editors can get newsletters sent on schedule.


The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Demonstrated interest in news and the evolution of the media industry

  • Experience reporting or editing on a breaking news desk

  • Familiarity with SEO to optimize story views

  • Proven attention to detail on fact checking and copy editing

  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive in high-pressure news environments

  • Interest in editing career path

  • Willingness to work nights and weekends


Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)

  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave

  • 401K

  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays

  • Company equity

  • Commuter and cell phone benefit

  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

  • Annual learning and development stipend


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