Job Location: Atlantic Council Headquarters – Washington, DC
Employment Type: Full-Time
Seniority Level: Associate
Job Category: Staff

Overview

The Atlantic Council seeks a talented, motivated, and creative producer to work on events and video projects, including “Atlantic Council Front Page”, our flagship interview program that features heads of state, government officials, and other newsmakers. This person will also help develop new show concepts and formats, building on our existing strengths in events management and sharpening our ability to produce impactful broadcast and video programming. The ideal candidate will come from a news production background, have good editorial judgment, creativity, flexibility, and a strong interest in foreign affairs and international news. They will understand innately what makes a good story. They will be highly organized with strong attention to detail, and an ability to multitask and prioritize across overlapping deadlines.

This position is based in our Washington, DC headquarters.

Responsibilities

  • Produce livestreamed and taped events and series, including “Atlantic Council Front Page”.
  • Innovate our broadcast, video, and events work. Work closely with programs and centers to generate ideas for new formats along with strategies to execute them.
  • Conceptualize and develop new series.
  • Book heads of state and government, business leaders, and other high-profile figures to appear on programs.
  • Write scripts and questions for events and series.
  • Pitch ideas and oversee pre-production, production and post-production of events and series.
  • Commission graphics and video content.

Qualifications

  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent (preferably in Journalism or International Relations).
  • The ideal candidate must have five years of experience producing news with extended coverage of politics, international affairs, and/or business.
  • Passion for digital media and journalism and its deadline-driven approach to content production.
  • Interest in politics, policy and international affairs.
  • Strong research and writing skills, organizational skills, news judgement, and creativity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work well with senior officials, scholars, journalists, staff, and interns.
  • Familiarity with streaming and social media platforms.
  • Familiarity with YouTube, Vimeo, and other video and digital media platforms.
  • Ability to shoot and edit video preferred.

All Atlantic Council employees are required to adhere to the Atlantic Council’s vaccination policy. All Atlantic Council employees must be fully vaccinated and boosted, and they must submit proof of both vaccination and COVID-19 booster shot on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through human resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

Please note: The Atlantic Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics covered by applicable law. The Atlantic Council is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation for all qualified individuals and bases all employment decisions on qualifications, merit, and business need. The Atlantic Council believes that diversity and inclusion amongst our team members are critical to our success as a global organization and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. For more information, check out our Talent DEI Statement or connect with us at [email protected]. Eligibility to work in the United States is confirmed with E-Verify; employment at the Atlantic Council is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). Thank you for your interest in the Atlantic Council.