The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver our information through a range of formats, from newspapers and magazines to conferences and electronic services. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
Currently, our New York Bureau is seeking a Social Media Fellow to support the team’s efforts to extend the reach of The Economist’s journalism in North America. The fellowship will last for one year and the successful candidate will work with colleagues across editorial departments and you must be an innovative, unstoppable newshound with an interest in, and knowledge of, current affairs and American politics.
You should be excited about the opportunities of social media for a weekly newspaper that was first published more than 150 years before the first tweet. This is an entry-level position working alongside the audience engagement producer in New York, and reporting to the community editor, based in London.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and be available to start in April 2019. The deadline for application is midnight EST on Sunday February 24th.
Please submit along with your application and resume:
How you will contribute:
The ideal skills for this role are: