Senior Executive Media seeks a seasoned, entrepreneurial Staff Writer to lead reporting on our DEI and Sustainability beats. Reporting to the Editor in Chief at the outset, this new role will craft content that reveals exclusive, valuable, mission-critical editorial insights and resources and reflects a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities confronting executives in DEI and Sustainability today. This is an incredible opportunity to lead evolving conversations with pioneers in these emerging and important disciplines.

Responsibilities

  • Lead coverage of new beats focused on the unique challenges confronting leaders in DEI and Sustainability
  • Cultivate a broad list of sources to generate a steady flow of unique, timely content ideas and to support your reporting on various assignments
  • Interview leaders and difference-makers across the DEI and Sustainability fields to appreciate what’s really challenging today’s senior executives and derive practical insights to share with our readers
  • Write and report original content of varying lengths and formats for Senior Executive Media’s website and email newsletters to engage and serve existing audiences and to attract new audiences via search, syndication and social media
  • Curate, update and/or rebuild top-performing content to maintain search rankings and re-engage readers
  • Identify sources of valuable data and other assets that can feed exclusive databases and other digital tools/resources across our media platforms
  • Stay up-to-date with business news and its implications for our audience of corporate leaders 
  • Contribute to the rapid expansion of Senior Executive Media — powerful new content franchises that enhance the brand, new and bigger and higher-quality audiences, new platforms
  • Lead, develop and participate in teams across our remote workforce with an emphasis on building an innovative culture, achieving department and organizational goals and objectives, and taking accountability for exceptional performance

Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a reporter or staff writer at a business publication
  • Savvy, efficient interviewer capable of eliciting unique insights from time-challenged interview subjects and diving deeper to collect key details that show, don’t tell
  • Polished, conversational writing style and an eagerness and ability to write frequently, on deadline
  • Experience contributing to email newsletters is a plus
  • Familiarity with diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and/or Sustainability initiatives across corporate America
  • Demonstrated comfort level navigating and making the most of content management systems (CMS) to produce new and update existing digital content
  • Superior organizational and collaborative abilities, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ready to thrive in a fast-moving, remote environment

Additional Benefits

Senior Executive Media teammates enjoy:

  • Contributing to a growing team with opportunities to develop and lead
  • Using new technology & solving interesting challenges
  • 100% remote — work where you want
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match
  • Generous paid time off + all major U.S. holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision coverage [company pays $475 – $735]
  • Technology reimbursement program

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this role and responsibilities may change at any time.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

At Senior Executive Media, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to promote inclusiveness in everything we do. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Senior Executive Media is also committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and see. We will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.

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