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Assistant Editor (Researcher)

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The EVP of Global Strategic Affairs is looking for a talented and diligent research assistant to work closely with her on a book project. It’s envisioned as a richly-reported narrative, based on ground-breaking ideas.
The researcher’s work will be indispensable to bring to life anecdotes, data and principles about an exciting company. The assignment is demanding and fast-paced, but an opportunity to work closely with the EVP, who’s been a best-selling author, Wall Street Journal page-one writer and CNN on-air commentator.

This research matters, from the smallest detail of the menu at a pivotal dinner meeting to the global economic conditions in a tech transformation. Also, the researcher, for example, must pour through interview transcripts to develop timelines, assemble and flesh out rich anecdotes and find supporting corporate materials for topics as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work independently, strategically and on time
  • Confidential and discreet
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, and preserve confidentiality
  • Summarize and categorize interviews
  • Accuracy is mandatory in work product
  • Ability to research to original-source documents

Requirements:

  • Excellent organization, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in or demonstrated familiarity with journalism standards and practices
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient in project management
  • Excel at critical thinking and self-motivated
  • Proficient in Google Docs, Quip, Microsoft Office 

Education:

  • College degree: BA, BS, MA or MBA - MASTERS PREFERRED

NOTE: Successful candidates must be able to show samples of their work and provide references. The hire will be required to sign an non-disclosure agreement. 

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