Editorial and Research Assistant

Washington D.C.
Mar 27, 2017
May 01, 2017
Full Time

The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time research and editorial assistant to work with the scholar who is also the editor in chief of the AEI blog, AEIdeas.


The research and editorial assistant will work closely with the scholar as he produces a variety of policy analyses for the blog and outside media entities. The assistant will also play a driving role in producing the scholar’s popular weekly podcast and video projects. In addition, the assistant will edit and publish scholar blog posts for AEIdeas and select appropriate feature graphics. He or she will work closely with AEI scholars and staff to generate blog posts that are lively and stimulating. This position will also use the latest in blog and other social media technology to extend the reach of AEI’s ideas and expose new audiences to AEI’s work. Ideally, the assistant will also write blog posts to advance and stimulate discussion around AEI’s core ideals — expanding liberty, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening free enterprise — with an eye toward elevating public interest in and awareness of AEI scholarship. 


The successful candidate will have excellent writing and editing skills, experience in the blogosphere and social media, knowledge of the public policy issues AEI studies, and a commitment to the institute’s foundational principles.


To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, transcript, and writing sample with an online application to www.aei.org/jobs

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