OPEN POSITIONS AT NATIONAL REVIEW
Executive Assistant to Editor-in-Chief
National Review seeks a professional, organized, and detail-oriented individual to serve as executive assistant to its Editor-in-Chief. This role is based in NR Headquarters in midtown, New York City.
1. Serve as contact person for office phone calls to Rich Lowry.
2. Front-line for his email accounts, including article submissions.
3. Handle his calendaring and meeting scheduling.
4. Help with correspondence and keep various to-do lists.
5. Track and coordinate Rich’s regular contacts with selected staff and other conservative leaders.
6. Take notes at biweekly (print) editorial meeting and forward assignments to writers.
7. Keep and disseminate meeting minutes as needed (beyond the biweekly editorial meeting).
8. Coordinate assignments and communications with editor’s direct reports.
9. Coordinate travel arrangements, including speaking and media appearances.
10. Process expense reports.
11. Coordinate occasional lunches and events.
12. Calculate freelancer compensation for print issues, using WordPress and CMS as sources.
13. Calculate freelancer compensation for web pieces.
14. Help in preparing presentations.
15. Aid with business reporting.
16. Keep a file system.
17. Secondary assignment, assist Chairman of Board (Dale Brott) – about 5% of time.
The ideal candidate will have five-plus years of professional experience as an executive assistant, with demonstrated skills in organization, personal relations, communications, confidentiality, planning and scheduling. He or she will also possess skills in tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software.
National Review has been America’s journal of record for conservative fact and opinion since 1955. NR’s detailed analysis and commentary on news, politics, current events, and culture is delivered across multiple platforms, including print, digital, and podcasts. We offer competitive salaries and health care packages, paid time off, and a 401K contribution.
To be considered:
Please send an email with your résumé and cover letter to email@example.com. Please include in the subject line the words “Executive Assistant.”
National Review is hiring an editor. The editor’s primary duties will be editing articles, blog posts, and newsletters for NationalReview.com, evaluating submissions to NationalReview.com, and editing for the print magazine. Applicants should have several years of experience and be familiar with, and enthusiastic about, National Review. The position will involve editing for both the magazine and the website. Writing experience is a plus.
• Edit feature-length articles, columns, and sections for the print magazine, which is on a biweekly production cycle.
• Edit multiple articles, blog posts, and newsletters for NationalReview.com, which is on a daily production cycle.
• Work with top editors to evaluate submissions for both print and Web.
Skills and qualifications:
• Excellent writing and editing skills.
• Several years’ experience with print or digital publishing.
• The ability to balance a wide range of tasks on short deadlines and work well with writers, editors, and Web producers.
• A strong interest in and understanding of politics and policy.
To be considered:
• If you are interested, please send a résumé and a cover letter explaining your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Content Manager / Web Producer
National Review is seeking a talented, multi-skilled, motivated individual to fill an opening in its website content-management department. The content manager will be responsible for producing and displaying content across National Review’s online/digital presence, joining a vibrant team of motivated, like-skilled individuals.
• Help manage and produce content in a variety of formats, including articles, photo galleries, videos, podcasts, and e-mail newsletters.
• Curate content on main landing pages.
• Help manage social accounts.
• Ensure that SEO best practices are artfully employed across all published content.
• Discover, discuss, troubleshoot, and resolve content-production issues.
• Serve as a resource for content-delivery expertise, answering internal and external inquiries about content production, publishing procedures, and technical editorial matters.
Skills and qualifications:
• Experience (1-2 years) in an online publishing and/or content-management role (news and/or political focus preferred).
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, political science, or digital-media field.
• Ability to produce digital content across a range of platforms for web, mobile, and social.
• An approach to data and content delivery that is both analytical and creative.
• Basic knowledge of HTML (preferred).
• Ability to be flexible about work hours that may occur outside the typical 9-to-5 weekday (e.g., off-shift work is required during high-traffic news cycles).
• Zeal for politics.
Bonus points for:
• Web-video editing and production experience.
• Photo-gallery production experience.
• Podcast production experience.
• Social-media posting experience (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit).
• An understanding of the value and application of SEO best practices.
• Photo-editing prowess.
• Web-analytics experience.
• Writing skills.
• Open-source CMS experience.
National Review has been America’s paper of record for conservative fact and opinion since 1955. NR’s commentary on news, politics, current events, and culture is today delivered across multiple print and digital platforms.
Some perks and benefits of working at National Review:
• Competitive salary and health-care packages.
• Annual bonus plan.
• 401(k) contribution.
• Remote summer Fridays.
• Generous paid time off.
To be considered*:
• Please email cover letter and résumé to email@example.com.
• Place ‘NR Content Manager 2019’ in the subject line.
*Candidates must reside in the greater New York City area for this in-office position in Midtown Manhattan.
Audience Development Manager
National Review is looking for an experienced Audience Development Manager. The ideal candidate is equal parts content marketing/ audience development/ and social whiz. You will be responsible for increasing traffic, raising the brand’s profile, building a loyal following on various social media networks, and marketing our content products. A passion for news and politics, an obsession with social media, an aptitude in content curation, and experience in audience development and engagement are key.
You will not be merely posting social links — you will manage content and distribution strategy across the website, mobile, app, social, email, and a myriad of platforms (AMP, Facebook IA, Google Newsstand, Apple News, Youtube, etc.). Success will be measured by the ability to grow audience, brand relevance, maintain the health of the brand and exceed revenue goals.
What you’ll do:
• Develop and execute content marketing strategy to generate website traffic and boost user engagement on all platforms
• Develop and execute creative programming for NR’s social channels that meet the editorial, marketing, and advertising goals of the brand
• Define and report on our audiences and how we can drive them across all of our offerings, i.e. how does our YouTube channel tie to our site, and how do our podcasts tie to our video & events etc?
• Manage the execution of all social media posts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, plus emerging platforms)
• Spearhead new strategies to grow audience development across channels
• Identify and develop partners for traffic swaps, events, & syndication
• Manage NRPLUS social imprint and assists with other NRPLUS-related developmental projects
• Use analytics and data to inform and improve decision making. Use external/internal data platforms (e.g. Google Analytics, etc.) to analyze data and determine long term strategies
What you have:
• 3+ years of marketing/audience development experience in digital publishing &/or media agency — news and/or politics background preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or another digital media field preferred
• Provide visionary leadership rooted in strategy, analysis & data, creativity, with a bias towards urgency and perfect execution
• Possesses a deep understanding of analytics and data (knowledge of Facebook Insights, Google Analytics, SocialFlow and similar programming/reporting tools are a must)
• Is comfortable working across many teams, including production, editorial, marketing, sales
National Review has been America’s paper of record for conservative fact and opinion since 1955. NR’s detailed analysis and commentary on news, politics, current events, and culture is delivered across multiple platforms, including print and digital.
Some perks & benefits of working at National Review:
• Competitive salary and health-care packages
• Annual bonus plan
• 401(k) contribution
• Remote Summer Fridays
• Generous paid time off
To be considered:
Please email cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org
Place ‘NR Audience Development Manager’ in the subject line. In your cover letter please answer the following question: National Review was founded in what year?
OPEN POSITIONS AT NATIONAL REVIEW INSTITUTE
National Review Institute (NRI) is seeking an Office Assistant who will be responsible for assisting office operations and management. Applicants should be a self-starters who can anticipate the needs of a busy office and enjoy working in a professional, fast-paced environment. The Office Assistant will report to the Vice President of Finance and Operations. This position will be based at NRI’s headquarters in New York City.
• Serve as office liaison at front desk; cordially receive guests, managing security check-in;
• Co-ordinate schedules for conference rooms, appointments for key personnel; manage office maintenance appointments;
• Provide professional communication answering main phone lines: screening appropriately, as well as answering questions and addressing complaints;
• Assist with general office upkeep; maintaining reception, pantry, conference rooms, and communal spaces; manage the ordering and budget for office supplies;
• Assist with the coordination of meetings and events: ordering business meals, prepare materials, and set-up and clean-up for in-office corporate meetings, events, and evening receptions;
• Assist with the performance of various executive, managerial, and administrative tasks, such as database maintenance, data entry and mailings.
The Office Assistant should ideally have completed a bachelor’s degree and have at least two years prior office experience. Ideal candidates will demonstrate professionalism, excellent communication, organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills, and a strong attention to detail. The Office Assistant must have facility with basic computer software programs.
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
National Review Institute (NRI) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), charitable organization, established to support the mission of its sister organization, National Review Inc., a leading national magazine and online publication. National Review business and editorial operations are housed in the same office with NRI.
Applicants should send a résumé and cover letter to email@example.com, subject line: “Office Assistant.” The cover letter should explain how your skills, experience, future goals relate to the position and organization.