Audience and Subscriber Engagement Editor

Washington, DC
Nov 01, 2022
Jan 06, 2023
Full Time
Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

Job Duties:

Partner with editors and reporters across the newsroom to ensure that The Post is positioned to reach new audiences; serve as a consultant and advocate for experimentation; and train editors, producers and reporters. Cultivate subscriber growth opportunities tied to individual projects or stories; manage projects and collaborate with Product and Analytics; and use audience engagement practices such as social callouts and submission forms to generate story ideas and reveal opportunities for new lines of coverage.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and 3 years of experience as an audience editor (or assistant audience editor) at a journalistic publication OR Master's Degree in Journalism and 1 year of experience in the same. Also required: 1 year of experience in each of the following: moderating online communities; tracking and analyzing metrics and parsing data; corresponding directly with readers; and developing and maintaining strategies to strengthen the relationship with audiences. All experience can be concurrent. Telecommuting from the DC metro area is permissible with a hybrid in-person/remote model.

To apply, send resume to Sara Mogilski, Attn: ASEE, WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post, 1301 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20071.

Wherever you are in your life or career, The Washington Post offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits for every step of your journey:

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid pension and 401(k) match
  • Three weeks of vacation and up to three weeks of paid sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays and two personal days
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for any new parent
  • Robust mental health resources
  • Backup care and caregiver concierge services
  • Gender affirming services
  • Pet insurance
  • Free Post digital subscription
  • Leadership and career development programs

Benefits may vary based on the job, full-time or part-time schedule, location, and collectively bargained status.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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