Editor, Specials Projects

Posted On: February 22, 2023

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Thrive Global

Company Description

Thrive is a leading behavior change B2B SaaS company founded by Arianna Huffington in 2016 with the mission to end the stress and burnout epidemic. Thrive helps individuals and organizations improve well-being, performance, and mental resilience with its AI-powered behavior change technology platform. Thrive’s Microsteps — small, science-backed steps to improve health and productivity — have been adopted by employees at more than 125 organizations in over 140 countries

Job Description

Thrive is seeking someone to support the executive team at Thrive Global. In this role, you’ll be a key member of the team, working directly with top leadership to manage and execute detailed, in-depth research, special projects, and work on key priorities for the CEO and other Execs as needed. The ideal candidate has a keen ability to distill research into concise and compelling summaries and briefings, and a passion for unearthing significant and relevant research and content. The role requires an exceptional ability to organize multiple priorities with poise and precision. This role will be based full time M-F in-person in our SoHo office in New York.

Who You Are

A self-starter who takes initiative and feels comfortable being an owner.
A believer in compassionate directness who gives and receives authentic feedback with heart.
You are curious, detail-obsessed and love learning — and you have a passion for empowering others to do their best work.
You love to connect the dots — no detail is too small — and proactively find opportunities to add value.
You excel at finding solutions to obstacles, no matter how big or small.
You thrive in a fast-paced environment, are highly organized and can effectively prioritize.
You have a sharp editorial take on current events
You have an interest in Thrive topics, including stress and burnout, well-being, performance, neuroscience, psychology and wisdom
You are comfortable liaising with high-profile C-Suite executives and thought leaders

How You’ll Contribute
Create thorough research briefs on key topics, figures and companies ahead of meetings and events.
Edit content on Thrive’s core topics, including the culture shift around stress and burnout, mental health, performance, sleep and changing the way we work and live.
Own and drive executive special projects from start-to-finish, including scheduling meetings and events, sending calendar invites, owning executive prep, notes, and follow up, both internally and externally, and making sure that meetings are staffed effectively.
Interact with clients and potential clients and help draft and send both internal and external communications.
Help with onsite events, including for guests and clients in our New York office.
Partner with various internal and external stakeholders and effectively represent Thrive Global and the Executive team.

Must Haves

4+ years of experience within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, ideally a startup, government agency, media or tech company.
Excellent research, writing, editing and communication skills.
Experience working with thought leaders and C-Suite executives
The ability to meet multiple deadlines and anticipate needs.
Detail and solution-oriented with a positive attitude and high energy to get work done.
The ability to balance collaborative work with Thrive’s executive team and independent work on key priorities.
Full of ideas and an eagerness to learn on the job.
A team player with a ‘no task too small’ mentality who represents Thrive Global’s mission and corporate values internally and externally.
Passion for changing how we work and live, and a demonstrated interest in topics relating to Thrive Global’s mission, including well-being, productivity, neuroscience, psychology, managing technology, and performance.
What We Offer:
Being part of a mission-driven company that’s truly making a difference in the lives of people around the world
Ability to develop within the company and shape our growth strategy
A human-centric culture with a range of wellness perks and benefits
A competitive compensation package
Medical, dental and vision coverage + 401k program with company match
Generous paid time-off programs

To Apply

Please email resume and a brief cover letter to Katrianna Okamoto (katri@thriveglobal.com).