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Editorial Manager

Atlantic 57 is The Atlantic’s award-winning consulting and creative agency. We bring the savvy of a world-renowned media company to Fortune 500 companies, public policy institutions, fast-growing start-ups, and other media brands. Our team of strategists, editors, writers, designers, developers, and marketers work together to create smart, substantive experiences and helps leading brands engage their audiences and move their organizations and ideas forward.

Atlantic 57 is seeking a strategic, socially-savvy manager to join its editorial team comprised of journalistic thinkers. The Manager will oversee digital communication projects for a variety of organizations, spanning editorial strategy, social media strategy, content campaigns, workflow optimization, and best practices workshops. The Manager will thrive on collaborating with strategists and editors to advance our clients’ digital strategies from the start of an engagement, and often lead that engagement end-to-end.

 

The Manager will:

  • Serve as a dedicated project leader, developing editorial and distribution strategy recommendations that match client goals to audience needs
  • Oversee editorial and social media projects with multiple work streams, managing the delivery of high-quality client deliverables within project timeline and budget goals
  • Develop workflow recommendations that enable our clients to improve and scale their content creation and  audience development operations
  • Work collaboratively with strategy, research, and product team members on strategic planning, audience research and digital product development efforts
  • Generate strong article and content concept ideas that reflect the best practices in journalism and latest trends in digital media
  • Create articles, feature stories, blog posts, videos, infographics, and other content types, bringing the editorial sensibility of a journalist
  • Develop targeted content distribution and audience engagement plans, including but not limited to social media, paid promotion, newsletters, content partnerships, influencers, public relations and events using the most prevalent social media platforms and tools
  • Create creative content optimized for different social media platforms, tailored to their different constraints and opportunities
  • Provide feedback on the work of team members
  • Develop proposals for work within the Manager’s areas of focus and expertise
     

Attributes of the Ideal Candidate:           

  • Possesses 4+ years of experience in digital media and communications, including at least 2 years within a newsroom or media organization
  • Demonstrated expertise in all aspects of digital journalism including reporting, writing, editing, and social media with experience in photography and data visualization a plus
  • Has successfully initiated and led digital media projects
  • Possesses a passion for digital media trends and best practices
  • Is an excellent writer, editor, and presenter
  • Is able to clearly communicate recommendations in strong narratives, in Word and PowerPoint documents
  • Has experience with common content management systems and back end platforms such as WordPress, Google Analytics, PhotoShop, etc.
  • Is experienced with developing and running social media campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other platforms and monitoring results
  • Demonstrates talent for high-level journalism along with strong ethics and integrity of the standard of The Atlantic
  • Demonstrates unyielding attention to detail and deadlines
  • Operates independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Has the poise, grace, and professional skills to work successfully with clients
  • Demonstrates a spirit of entrepreneurialism, intellectualism, supportiveness, and positivity

Atlantic Media Values:

Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two “pillar gifts” in you, and everyone else.  In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions –

  • 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, and giving voice 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.

 

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