• Digital Content Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(8/31/2018 5:24 PM)
    ID
    2018-2694
    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. 

    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
    • 2-4 years of demonstrated experience working for a website, publication, news organization, or communications and marketing or creative agency preferred 
    • Strong news judgment 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 

    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. 

     

    Please consider applying and we look forward to considering you for the role!

     

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