Associate Online Editor

Digital Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


Position at AJ+


AJ+ — Al Jazeera’s all-digital video channel — is looking for an Associate Online Editor to lay out, produce and publish subtext, our newsletter.

In keeping with the rest of AJ+, subtext highlights marginalized voices, speaks truth to power, and focuses on the people in society who are driving change.

Contract Type: Freelance

Only Candidates based in US will be considered for the role.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Publishing a twice-weekly newsletter on Mailchimp
  • Writing strong headlines and producing visually compelling thumbnail images
  • Developing new methods of outreach to designated target communities across social platforms
  • Experimenting with audience engagement and community management
  • Monitoring news and trends
  • Analyzing social media trends to continually enhance best practices
  • Contributing to major online and editorial social media campaigns on emerging platforms
  • Delivering consistent AJ+ voice and tone across platforms
  • Writing tweets and newsletter copy

Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least one year of experience in online journalism
  • Experience in social media strategy
  • Sound leadership and communication abilities
  • Mastery over the social media landscape
  • Experience with newsletters/mailchimp
  • Experience in analyzing trends in the social media space · Sound writing capabilities