• Digital Content Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(3/1/2018 1:07 PM)
    ID
    2018-2412
    Category
    Content Marketing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    In Pursuit Of is looking for a Digital Content Specialist with a passion for high-impact storytelling and the ability to communicate the principles of a free and open society to key audiences. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer, with good editorial judgement, and the ability to identify opportunities to tell our clients’ stories and produce multiple pieces of compelling content on a daily basis. 

     

    ABOUT US

    In Pursuit Of is a full-service communications and marketing capability that drives ideas and shapes debates in pursuit of a free and open society. Our mission-driven partnerships advance policy, political, and cultural change that enable people to improve their lives.

     

    We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.  

     

    OUR VALUES

    Working at In Pursuit Of is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.  

    Responsibilities

    • Write factual, persuasive, creative and timely content that motivates and inspires our clients’ target audiences
    • Identify opportunities for new and engaging content and pitch ideas
    • Conduct research on a variety of issues
    • Conduct interviews as necessary
    • Understand client tone and voice, and ensure consistency across all written products
    • Collaborate with policy team and the larger communications team to advance an integrated strategy
    • Stay current and updated on daily news cycle stories
    • Edit and review content produced by other members of the communications and policy teams
    • Coordinate with multiple teams and stakeholders
    • Manage the review and approval process

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • 1-3 years of demonstrated experience working for a website, publication, news organization, or communications and marketing or creative agency
    • Strong news judgement and a passion for writing
    • A solid understanding of and commitment to classical liberal ideals, free market principles, and the advancement of liberty
    • An understanding of public policy issues particularly health care, government spending, free speech, and corporate welfare
    • A strong sense of initiative combined with ability to collaborate
    • An ability to:
      • analyze complex policy topics and communicate them to a wide range of audiences
      • align projects to the vision of the organization
      • thrive in a fast-paced, deadline- and detail-oriented environment
      • adjust easily to competing and ever-changing priorities
      • effectively manage time and prioritize multiple stories and projects
      • produce high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
      • adapt to constantly changing news cycles and dynamic communications strategies
      • proofread and edit according to AP style, and
      • drive projects to successful completion 

    Please include 1-2 writing samples or a link to your portfolio with your application.

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