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Associate Director, Editorial Booker, Axios Events



Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Quick take: Axios is dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We're hiring an Associate Director, Editorial Booker to provide editorial programming for our robust and growing event portfolio.

Why it Matters: Axios has built a newsroom of talented award-winning journalists committed to providing our readers the most trustworthy information in the most efficient way possible. Reporting to the Senior Director and Talent Manager of Editorial Events, the Associate Director, Editorial Booker will play a critical role in ensuring alignment and collaboration between our newsroom and events teams as Axios continues our incredible growth trajectory.

Go Deeper: The Associate Director, Editorial Booker will have the following primary responsibilities:

  • Serve as a primary booker for Axios events at our national and international events.
  • Work closely with our reporters, editors to identify and book newsmaking speakers for each of our Axios Live events.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to plan and coordinate Axios coverage and promotion of our events online, on social media and in newsletters.
  • Work closely with Axios Events business team to coordinate on logistics of event as needed.
  • Ensure that our events portfolio reflect our editorial standards, reflect diverse points of view, and help Axios stay at the forefront of news
  • Identify growth opportunities for our events content, in partnership with the Axios social media team
  • Oversee editorial prep calls with Axios reporters and speakers. Handle travel arrangements, if needed, for Axios speakers.
  • Assist with writing and editing assignments in Smart Brevity format related to Axios events, including event content to event attendees.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • A commitment to building and nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Demonstrated experience booking and managing live events
  • Extremely detail oriented and comfortable with multiple project managing
  • A belief in Smart Brevity as the core writing style of Axios
  • Editing and booking experience in a fast-paced news environment
  • Demonstrated experience conceptualizing big ideas and seeing them through
  • Experience working across teams to produce quality content
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and social media landscape
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Starting salary for this role is in the range of $75,000 - $95,000 and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits. Axios' compensation philosophy takes into account cost of labor differentials across the country. Because this is a remote-optional job posting, this salary range takes into account all possible locations within the United States, but candidates will only be eligible for the salary range for their location.

What Axios brings to the table besides salary:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Robust PPO and High Deductible health insurance options on the Blue Cross Blue Shield network
  • Employer Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution for the high deductible health plan option
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • Generous vacation policy, plus holidays
  • One mental health day per quarter
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services through Headspace
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services
  • Personal health advocacy resources through HealthAdvocate
  • Inclusive fertility, hormonal health and family forming benefits through Carrot Fertility
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
  • A strong and positive work environment
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.