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Senior Audience 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 2+ years previous event and/or research experience.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Strong researcher – Uses journalistic research skills to identify subject matter leaders across a range of issues and sectors to ensure balanced conversations
  • Persuasive writer – Strong, sharp and personable writing skills and exceptional copywriting skills; plans, executes and optimizes frequent email marketing campaigns to recruit and engage audiences
  • Confident communicator with stakeholders and AtlanticLIVE brand ambassador – Polished and professional liaison with audiences, stakeholders, speakers, and clients alike
  • Data manager – Assist in the maintenance of large and complex email lists with an keen eye to accuracy and knowledge preservation
  • Ultimate multi-tasker – Outstanding organizational skills, excellent time management and judgment, and the ability to manage complex tasks in a fast-paced environment; and grace under pressure
  • Detail-obsessed – Ability to manage and navigate complex projects and tasks with an eye to even the smallest of details
  • Team player – Engages all assignments, large and small, at the highest level and contributes to the success of colleagues’ work and larger team initiatives
  • Comfort with ambiguity – Adaptability in a fast-moving and ever-changing environment
  • News junkie – A voracious consumer of current events and the newsmakers driving the stories
  • Attentive colleague – true service ethic, sense of responsibility, spirit of generosity, and gracious sense of humor

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Adept with numbers, MS Excel, and reporting data in effective formats, including visually
  • Experience with web analytics (Google Analytics preferable)
  • Excellent keyword research skills
  • Broad understanding of technical aspects of email sending and attendee management platforms (Cvent, Splash, Google, Marketo, Sales Force, Social Tables, etc.)
  • Results driven – we are looking for accountable success

 

Atlantic Media Values:

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

  • Force of Intellect – a discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in remarkable academic performance and, later, success in a professional environment.
  • 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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