ASSOCIATE EDITOR, MIT Technology Review, to provide coverage of important trends throughout the world of technology, with a focus on artificial intelligence or the future of work. Will be responsible for crafting a daily newsletter and writing regular stories for MIT Technology Review’s website; defining the mix and type of stories most relevant to readers interested in the particular area of coverage, which may include assigning work to experts; working closely with the senior editor, news and commentary and the deputy editor to create an appropriate strategy and set of tactics for ensuring outstanding coverage; and building a strong public presence and expertise in area of coverage. Integration with the social media team and collaboration with the events and marketing teams will be critical to success in this role.
REQUIRED: minimum of one year of journalism experience, preferably in science and/or technology; bachelor’s degree (advanced degree a plus) in journalism or related field; track record of accurate reporting and well-written stories about complex subjects for a wide audience; desire to build a new journalism product and customer experience; interest in telling stories in different formats; and curiosity about people creating new technologies and desire to tell their stories. Must be able to work under tight deadlines and a fast pace; identify important and relevant stories and turn those ideas into compelling, clear, and insightful articles; and collaborate with colleagues across disciplines and have a positive impact on the editorial team. Facility for promoting content on social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.), comfort working with MailChimp, and experience with data visualization tools preferred. Job #15075-N
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