Pinkston
Posted Apr 12, 2022

Editorial Producer/Booker

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The Editorial Producer will work directly with the Head of Editorial to book guests, write, and generally serve as a producer/swiss army knife. This roll will book debaters for upcoming debates and write copy that is clear, factual, and balanced. Audio editing skills are a plus. Our ideal candidate has a deep intellectual curiosity, and a willingness to examine debates and ideas in a collaborative setting about a range of topics, including foreign policy, economics, politics, culture, and technology. This position requires the ability to set aside personal political beliefs in the workplace and is enthusiastic about exploring ideas from across the political and ideological spectrum.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Pitch and book guests for upcoming debates
  • Read. Listen. Read. And come prepared to discuss ideas
  • Write top descriptions, bios, and social copy
  • Support live debates
  • Occasional audio editing
  • Work on special projects as assigned

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • An innate curiosity and deep interest in continued learning, current events, pursuit of inventive new ideas in multiple formats
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Excellent journalistic writing ability, research skills, and strong editorial judgment
  • Clear and concise writing skills, including the ability to summarize complex information
  • Strong proofreading skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • An innate curiosity and deep interest in continued learning, current events, pursuit of inventive new ideas in multiple formats
  • Strong commitment to promoting balanced public discourse and seeking intellectually respectable arguments on both sides of a given debate
  • The ability to work independently, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Must thrive under deadline pressure and simultaneously manage multiple priorities
  • Occasional travel is required

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to resumes@pinkston.co