Audience Growth Specialist for Advice

Washington, DC
Dec 19, 2022
Apr 26, 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

The Washington Post is hiring an audience growth specialist to explore and lead off-platform audience expansion opportunities for Advice content. The successful candidate will work with senior managers and across multiple teams to establish a model for collaboration across the company that fosters audience growth.

This person, who will be on the Advice team in Features, will be responsible for shaping a strategy to introduce Post Advice content to new audiences and identify potential brand collaborations, partnerships and business ventures. The initial focus for the person in this position will be continued growth of Carolyn Hax's reach and brand. Carolyn Hax is one of The Post's most beloved voices, whose daily column and weekly chat have become a ritual for countless readers. As The Post explores the possibility of adding additional personalities in the Advice space, the audience growth specialist will also help identify them and lead their off-platform audience strategy.

The successful candidate will have at least three to five years of experience in:
  • Outreach and relationship-building; identifying potential collaborations, partnerships and business ventures (e.g., platform partnerships, branded consumer products, etc.).
  • Managing strategy and content for social media accounts.
  • Producing content in multiple formats (e.g., books, audio, video, etc.) to deepen connections with readers.
  • Managing complex responsibilities requiring considerable judgment and initiative.
  • Interpreting objectives, setting milestones and timelines, prioritizing tasks, and allocating resources.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom.

Candidates should upload a résumé and cover letter to our jobs portal. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, but those received by 01/20/2023 will be prioritized. All application materials can be uploaded to the same field. The cover letter should be addressed to Executive Features Editor Ben Williams, Deputy Features Editor Mitch Rubin and Managing Editor Krissah Thompson.

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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