Digital Writer/Editor, Explorers','FNG0007559','Americas-US-DC-Washington D.C.','!*!This candidate writes and edits primarily Culture & Exploration features tied to company tentpoles, big topics in the news, and special projects, with some daily quick-turnaround coverage. This writer must be able to identify unique angles on human-centered stories and add a new perspective to a conversation. They must write experientially to immerse users in our natural world. This writer must write fast, accurately, and boldly and exhibit a strong, yet flexible voice that connects emotionally with users. This person must have digital writing and editing experience, understand the fast-changing trends in the industry, and be highly motivated to use innovative, original journalism to grow our audience across various platforms. S/he is a self-starter who takes initiative in finding story ideas and sees them through from start to finish, including producing the story in our CMS. This candidate is also a team player, eager for feedback and to learn from their digital journalism colleagues and other departments such as Photography, Video, and Audience Development. S/he values quality journalism and strives to write stories as unique and thorough as possible given tight deadlines. The candidate is well versed in social media platforms and is interested in and open to using new technologies to get their work out there. ResponsibilitiesWrite and edits stories to create unique experiences for Culture & Exploration Audience growth in Culture & Exploration.Contribute to strategies for increasing traffic, such as participating in headline discussions, monitoring Chartbeat, watching Analytics, etc.Increased discoverability in search and social.Tailor stories for specific platforms.Voice will speak to the appropriate audience and engage directly with the user.','!*!BA with minimum 5-7 years of writing for a digital media outlet.Strong writing and interpersonal skills and self sufficiency.Ability to understand budgets.Proficiency in social media.Interest and experience in writing about people and our natural world.Self-initiative in pitching stories and taking direction from all members of the team.Division DescriptionNational Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between National Geographic and 21st Century Fox, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 129 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education. For more information visit natgeotv.com or nationalgeographic.com, or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google , YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.','Digital Writer/Editor, Explorers']);
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