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Events Coordinator

The Atlantic, deemed by AdAge as “an ultra-modern, multi-platform juggernaut,” has been one of the true success stories of the digital age. A brand with unmatched history reinvigorated with the grit and vision of new leadership, The Atlantic has defined what it means for a magazine to thrive in the digital space. And its award-winning content continues to shine. Penned by the smartest, most-provocative journalists in the country, it consistently defines the national conversation and attracts the most important readers in the country.

Sparking intellectual debate, encouraging lively discussion, and bringing this deep editorial dialogue to life, AtlanticLIVE produces nearly 150 events a year across the country and around the world. These include large scale national events like Washington Ideas and CityLab; along with topical forums on everything from education to criminal justice; and "on the record" roundtable dinners on some of the most pressing issues of our time.

AtlanticLIVE was the recipient of four 2015 Folio FAME Awards, including the honor of being named “Magazine Event Dream Team.” In its recognition of AtlanticLIVE’s honors, Folio noted: “The extraordinary thing about The Atlantic is that virtually everything it touches has an instant stamp of innovation, thought leadership, and fresh ideas about important and often overlooked topics.”

To learn more about The Atlantic and AtlanticLIVE, visit us at www.theatlantic.com/live.

AtlanticLIVE, the live events arm of The Atlantic magazine, seeks a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and service-minded professional to join our team and contribute to the growth, development, and execution of AtlanticLIVE’s events. The Coordinator will work across events, with a particular focus on the acquisition and delivery of high-level and relevant audiences. Our ideal candidate will have 1+ years previous events and/or research experience.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Ultimate multi-tasker – outstanding organizational skills, excellent time management and judgment, and the ability to manage complex tasks in a fast-paced environment; superior service ethic and grace under pressure
  • Detail-obsessed – ability to manage and navigate complex projects and tasks with an eye to even the smallest of details
  • Confident communicator with stakeholders – Polished and well-spoken liaison with audiences, stakeholders, speakers, and clients alike, showing keen ability to articulate the power of the AtlanticLIVE platform  
  • Strongest researcher – uses journalistic research skills to identify subject matter leaders across a range of issues and sectors to ensure balanced conversations
  • Persuasive writer – strong presentation skills and exceptional copywriting and general writing skills
  • Brand ambassador – understands the goals of the AtlanticLIVE brand and serves as active contributor of new ideas and opportunities
  • Comfort with ambiguity – adaptability in a fast-moving and ever-changing environment
  • Team player – engages with all assignments large and small at the highest level and contributes to the success of colleagues’ work and larger team initiatives
  • News junkie – a voracious consumer of current events and the newsmakers driving the stories
  • Over-achiever – outstanding record of achievement and initiative, entrepreneurial spirit, and profound sense of responsibility
  • Attentive colleague – true service ethic, spirit of generosity, and gracious sense of humor

 

Atlantic Media Values:

Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two “pillar gifts” in its candidates.  In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions.

  1. Force of Intellect - Atlantic Media seeks a discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance and, later, success in a professional environment.
  2. Spirit of Generosity - Equally, Atlantic Media seeks what we term a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct.

Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.

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