• Defense Editor


    Job #685181871

  • Defense Editor

    Washington DC

    Job Reference: WDX-EDI-003411

    Location: Washington DC

    Closing Date: 30/07/2018

    Department: Editorial

    Company Overview:

    Informa is one of the world’s leading knowledge providers. We create and deliver highly specialized information through publishing, events, training, market intelligence and expertise, providing valuable knowledge to individuals, businesses and organisations worldwide.

    The Global Exhibitions Division organizes transaction-oriented Exhibitions and trade shows, which provide buyers and sellers across different industries and communities with a powerful platform to meet face to face, build relationships and conduct business. Informa has a portfolio of more than 200 Exhibitions, serving a number of core verticals, including Property & Construction, Health & Nutrition, Beauty, and Pop Culture.

    The Aviation Week Network is the largest information and services provider to the global defense, space, commercial aviation, business aviation and maintenance, repair and overhaul industries. Aviation Week plays a critical role in connecting industry professionals worldwide. Its flagship publication, Aviation Week & Space Technology, is print-based and digital, updated daily online. It continues to be an essential read in the aviation, aerospace and defense communities – from C-Suite business offices to the E-Ring of the Pentagon, the halls of Congress and the desks of engineers and pilots around the globe.

    Position Summary:

    A journalist who can be a leader in writing about military aviation and aerospace technologies. Creates and curates new aviation product and service news to connect buyers and sellers and drive engagement in the global community. Digital skills and mindset are a must.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Reports to Content Director / Managing Editor for Defense & Space

    • Land scoops about the military aviation and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, space and unmanned platforms as well as associated weapons technologies.

    • Writes compelling, analytical articles with context to illuminate Aviation Week's defense industry audience.

    Create digital content including blogs, galleries, briefs, infographics and articles for Aviation Week’s online and print publications.

    • Work with team members to build traffic and develop audience.

    Job Requirements:

    • Experience: 3-5 years of aerospace journalism

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred

    • Skills: Strong verbal and written communication, social media. Ability to work as a team

    • Travel: Ability to travel

    • Motivated self-starter

    • Up to 15% travel required

    Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate offers a competitive compensation package including excellent benefits and matching 401k plan as well as generous time off. If you’re interested in learning more, email your resume to ~~~ .

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national origin.

    Updated 06/18/2018

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