POLITICO’s mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so that they can act with confidence and speed. We experiment to avoid being disrupted and we have fun disrupting others. And we are not afraid to risk failure if it means being the best at what we do.
POLITICO Pro is seeking a web producer who is passionate about journalism and looking to kick start a career in a newsroom. POLITICO Pro is POLITICO’s subscription service that arms policy professionals with indepth policy reporting and a portfolio of tools they need to get the job done. We’re looking for someone who can manage and copy edit content related to the politics of policy, write headlines/teases and convert or enhance stories for the web all while maintaining quality control.
Who You Are…
+ You tackle any challenges that arise and enjoy solving problems. Whether you're troubleshooting glitches in the CMS or navigating different communication styles, you are flexible and don’t miss a beat when it comes to changes in a schedule or workflow
+ A time management guru: You’re able to multi-task without losing focus and prioritize multiple projects while juggling several competing deadlines. You're eager to, but realistic about taking on more projects without sacrificing quality. Some of your biggest strengths are ambition and work ethic
+ Your written and verbal communication skills make you an approachable “go-to” for relaying messages to senior colleagues inside and outside of the newsroom
+ Attentive to detail: You’re comfortable acting as the “final say” before publishing our work and you can edit for clarity, consistency and accuracy
+ You can navigate a professional newsroom with good humor and grace, regardless of changing circumstances. You are willing to work with other parts of the newsroom and company in order to maintain POLITICO's high standards
What You'll Do…
+ Work closely with our reporters and editors to manage and publish POLITICO Pro’s influential content, adhering to Associated Press and in-house copy-editing standards
+ Add art, produce/test links and schedule alerts and calendar events
+ File and tag stories in the content management system (CMS) while troubleshooting any snags and glitches that arise
+ Communicate with reporters and editors onsite and offsite, while maintaining a calm demeanor in sometimes hectic news cycles
What You'll Need…
+ Passion for digital media and journalism
+ A desire to build on your knowledge of politics and policy issues
+ A./B.S. or equivalent (preferably in Journalism, Political Science or English)
+ Experience in a fast-paced environment, ideally an internet publication or newsroom
+ Working knowledge of AP Style. Exposure to content management systems (CMS) and HTML is also a plus
We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators, and talent cultivators. Our culture is defined by grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on innovation.
We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.
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