Associate Editor

New York City, NY, United States Posted 17 hours ago

We’re looking for an Associate Editor to join our editorial team as we shape and grow Thrive Global’s media platform. In this role, you will pitch news stories that are relevant to Thrive’s core topic areas (including well-being, productivity, neuroscience, psychology, performance, and wisdom), and will report, write, optimize, and curate editorial content across platforms, from onsite to newsletter content. You will also act as Thrive’s books editor, working with publishers to secure advance copies of upcoming relevant books for Thrive and choosing excerpts for publication. A passion for health and well-being and ending stress and burnout culture is highly valued.


Please include a cover letter and resume when applying so we can learn more about why you're a fit for this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch, report, write, and research editorial content that chronicles the culture shift around stress and burnout and changing the way we work and live.
  • Oversee our books coverage, selecting and editing excerpts from major publishers on core Thrive topics.
  • Work with our syndication partners to select and optimize relevant stories to syndicate on our social platforms.
  • Recruit and liaise with prominent Thrive contributors
  • Work with the editorial team on content optimization, UGC and platform-exclusive content creation.

Requirements:

  • Strong writing, research, and communication skills
  • Media/journalism background and 2-5 years of editorial or newsroom experience preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in and passion around topics including well-being, productivity, neuroscience, psychology, performance, and wisdom
  • Ability to prioritize and thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Detail-obsessed
  • Mastery of writing catchy copy and great headlines
  • Ability to quickly read content and know if it’s a fit for Thrive
  • Proactive, collaborative, and eager to learn
  • Passion for changing how we work and live
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