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Event Producer

An AtlanticLIVE Producer is a creative journalist, with intense curiosity and range, who has a passion for telling stories on stage.

This person has experience in event or show production, a deep well of contacts and a strong history of high-profile speaker booking.  Just as important, this person has a commitment to exploring all points of view, and a commitment to discovering the unknown person whom the world needs to hear from.

The producer, who has at least five years of experience, is a dedicated follower of the news, can understand complex policy issues and has an understanding of current social and popular trends. This person can speak with command to experts and leaders across many different fields and can lead the editorial execution of any event, juggling multiple responsibilities with many players. This person can manage and defuse stressful situations, gracefully and diplomatically.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the editorial team in full and multi-day complex events, with many moving parts; designing multiple events on multiple stages; coordinating with the events management team to make sure the entire experience meets audience expectations for an Atlantic event;
  • Producing our most high profile events, including The Atlantic Festival;
  • Creating a strong editorial plan, then booking the biggest, most relevant speakers, who are representative of the diversity of the country;
  • Using subject matter expertise  to build sources and relationships to create the most editorially urgent events that make news;
  • Working with the video and design teams to incorporate creative multimedia, photographs and video, as well as other storytelling formats;
  • Continually challenging the status quo and pushes new format and ideas to continually grow our events;
  • Publicizing and promoting events through social media;
  • Working with colleagues across the team to help make event management and execution as seamless as possible.

 

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.

  • Force of Ideas: At the center of Atlantic Media work are the ideas within our writing. We believe that ideas – to the good and not – have consequence. Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, giving voice, argument, and flight to the latter.
  • Spirit of Generosity: Atlantic Media seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition in each colleague toward service and selfless conduct. Atlantic Media writing should be cut from the same cloth – critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character.

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

 

 

 

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