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Axios // news, media & analysis
Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We're hiring a senior markets newsletter writer to author Axios Markets!

Why it matters: We are looking for a highly talented & collaborative senior journalist to author our daily morning Markets newsletter. This person will select the top stories of the day that are most worth or our audience's time & will package them into a compelling & informative daily product. A successful candidate for this job will be well sourced on the Markets beat & eager to help lead & cover one of Axios key areas of news coverage.

The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit & a passion for Axios mission. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to break stories, spot trends for longer-range coverage, & convey contextual meaning to developments on the beat. Ideal candidates will also have the following skills:

  • A subject matter expert on the markets landscape
  • A passion for markets, business & finance topics 
  • Exceptional writing & story selection abilities 
  • Expertise for driving the conversation with conceptual scoops & trend stories
  • Ability to collaborate closely & effectively with internal & external audiences
  • Positive attitude & ability to thrive in high pressure news environment
  • A commitment to building & support a diverse & inclusive environment 
  • A belief in Smart Brevity as the core writing style of Axios 

Dont forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter & cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, & diverse work culture
  • Annual learning & development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Company-sponsored access to Ginger coaching & mental health support 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents & caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios Family Fund, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
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