We’re a bridge between tech hubs like Silicon Valley and DC, advancing market-oriented ideas for a more perfect union between policymakers and innovators.
About Lincoln Network
Lincoln Network was founded in 2014 with a mission to help bridge the gap between Silicon Valley and DC, advancing a more perfect union between technology and the American republic. We believe in a world of free people and competitive markets, and that fostering a robust innovation ecosystem is crucial to creating a better, freer, and more abundant future. We see our value proposition in cross-pollination, network building, and translation between groups that don’t speak the same language. Our work includes helping innovators understand the policy world, and bringing the voices of founders, technologists, and entrepreneurs into policy conversations.
About this Role
To help advance this mission, Lincoln Network is seeking an editorial manager. This role will work across teams, with their primary responsibility being management, editing, and quality assurance for policy research and other publications. Secondary responsibilities will include staff writing, updating web content, assisting with social media, and other tasks to support the Lincoln team.
This is a full-time position, with the option to be fully remote or based at Lincoln’s office in Washington, DC.
Editorial management for Lincoln research and publications. This includes copy/style editing, fact-checking, substantive editing, and enforcement of quality and integrity standards. Write copy for Lincoln reports, proposals, email campaigns, conferences, and other materials. Assist with updating publications on Lincoln’s website and social media. Domestic travel quarterly. This includes biannual staff retreats with the full Lincoln team, as well as conferences and events. Key regions for Lincoln programming include Miami, San Francisco, San Jose, NYC, and Austin.
Enthusiastic support for Lincoln Network’s mission, unique approach to policy, and market-oriented values. Entrepreneurial and self-motivated, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced and horizontally-organized work environment. Highly refined communication skills, both written and verbal, in order to communicate complex ideas through both traditional and social media forms. Highly organized and able to consistently meet deadlines and produce deliverables. Strong competency with academic writing best practices, ethical norms, and style guides (e.g. AP/Chicago/Blue Book). Past publication history in policy journals and top national media outlets. Proficiency with common business software applications like Office and Google Docs. Familiarity with WordPress strongly preferred. Applicants should have substantial work experience in this field and deep subject matter expertise in relevant laws, regulations, and jurisprudence. College degree in a related field is recommended but not required.
Compensation and Benefits
Robust benefits package including health/dental/vision insurance, 401K match, professional development allowance, annual performance bonuses, and an unlimited vacation policy. Flexible work schedule in a remote-office environment (or co-working space). Annual salary of $60-80K, based on experience.
To apply, qualified candidates should submit the following materials:
- Resume (one page preferred)
- Informal cover letter describing your interest in Lincoln Network’s mission.
- Completion of editorial test Editorial Test
- Lincoln Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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