Associate Engagement Editor (Weekends)

Posted On: February 3, 2021

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Fast Company and Inc.

Company Description

As the publisher of both Inc. and Fast Company, Mansueto Ventures is home to two of the most iconic and vibrant brands in the world of business publications. Every day, the content, awards, and events we produce help entrepreneurs and innovators succeed. All provide useful insights, spark essential conversations and provide much-needed inspiration.

Inc. is the voice of the American entrepreneur. We inspire, inform, honor and stand up for the most fascinating people in business: the risk-takers, the innovators, and the ultra-driven go-getters that represent the most dynamic force in the American economy.

Fast Company is the world’s leading business innovation brand, with a focus on ground-breaking progress in technology, leadership, social impact, creativity, and design. Written for and about the most progressive business leaders, Fast Company inspires readers to think expansively, lead with purpose, embrace change, and shape the future of business.

Just as Inc. and Fast Company pride themselves on advocating progressive and innovative business practices, all of us at MV are determined to walk the talk. This starts with the people we hire, and ensuring that our processes give us the greatest opportunity to bring aboard individuals who reflect the breadth of backgrounds, experiences and ideas present in society broadly. We strive to be a transparent, dynamic, and responsible organization that gives all of its employees a meaningful role in helping to shape what we do and how we do it.

Mansueto Ventures is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Description

The role of associate engagement editor (weekends) is to manage weekend editorial newsletter sends and social promotion for Inc. and Fast Company. The associate engagement editor (weekends) has an editorial background and uses a data-driven approach to selecting stories and writing social copy. This position is part of the Digital Growth team, which is responsible for social media, newsletters, search, partnerships, and other audience development initiatives across both Inc. and Fast Company. This is a part-time (15-20 hours per week) 6-month contract position, with a possibility to extend.

What You’ll Be Doing
-Manage weekend newsletter sends by assembling stories, selecting and editing subject lines and newsletter copy
-Manage weekend social promotion by sharing news stories and other recently published articles on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn; creating and pitching Twitter threads; and posting on other platforms as needed
-As needed, assist in headline writing, analytics, pitching, content recommendations, fact-checking, data gathering, and other audience development tasks

What We’re Looking For
-Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication, business, or a related field preferred
-Prior editorial, newsletter, or social media experience
Strong news judgment and interest in journalism and business topics
-Extremely organized and detail-oriented, with a keen eye for spelling and grammar
-Comfortable with Excel, various analytics platforms, and experience making data-driven decisions
-Ability to learn and adopt both Inc. and Fast Company's brand voices

-This is a part-time position (15-20 hours/week)
-The hours are somewhat flexible but must include Saturday and Sunday mornings and afternoons (East Coast Time), being available if news breaks on the weekend, a few hours on Fridays, and sometimes mid-week tasks, as needed.

Fast Company/Inc. offices are located in New York City, but this position does not require you to work in the office.

To Apply

Send an email to explaining why you're a fit, links to your relevant social media profiles, and your resume.