Features Projects Editor

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 04, 2021
Closes
Oct 26, 2021
Ref
JR-90272733
Hours
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 seeking a collaborative and creative projects editor to help plan and elevate the most ambitious journalism in Features.

The Features projects editor helps shape our biggest enterprise stories and projects from conception to distribution. Relying on strong relationships throughout the newsroom, this editor collaborates with visual departments to develop groundbreaking, deeply reported work. The projects editor also sets deadlines and tracks progress.

This editor will also work with our lifestyles team, which covers home, wellness, parenting, travel and KidsPost, to increase audience engagement. We anticipate this editor would use what they've learned to partner with other coverage teams in Features.

We are looking for an experienced, ambitious journalist who is an organized, goal-oriented leader; someone with experience serving a digital audience and a commitment to telling stories in varied formats; and a skilled collaborator, able to work across the newsroom and with partners within the company.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom. Once we resume normal operations, it will not be eligible for remote work.

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.

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and résumé to our jobs portal by Oct. 18. All application materials can be uploaded to the same field. The cover letter should be addressed to Executive Features Editor Liz Seymour, Deputy Features Editors Mitch Rubin and David Malitz, and Managing Editors Tracy Grant and Krissah Thompson.

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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