Jobs and Internships

The New Republic covers politics, culture and big ideas from an unbiased and thought-provoking perspective. Well-known for its century-old tradition of providing context and analysis beyond the daily headlines, The New Republic has been reimagined for the 21st century with fresh and compelling design across print, digital, and mobile devices.

Our purpose is not simply to tell interesting stories, but to always ask why these stories matter and tie their reporting back to our readers. To do this, The New Republic has evolved from a print magazine to become a media company that produces live events featuring our staff and other experts.

The New Republic is led by its Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Chris Hughes. A Facebook co-founder and digital campaign strategist for the 2008 Obama Campaign, Hughes purchased The New Republic in March 2012 to help build a future for substantive journalism in a digital age.

Fall Web Intern

The New Republic is seeking a fall editorial intern for our Washington, D.C. office. The position is paid and full-time. We also welcome part-time applicants who are currently enrolled in college or grad programs and who can get credit for the internship. Part-time internships used for course credit are not paid. Candidates should display close attention to detail, have strong writing skills, and show initiative. Journalism experience is preferred, but not imperative; some familiarity with basic HTML and content management systems is helpful. Interns are asked to contribute to The New Republic by:

  • Copy-editing pieces
  • Assisting in web production
  • Pitching and writing web pieces
  • Conducting research for editors
  • Undertaking occasional administrative and organizational tasks

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter in the body of the email, along with links to two clips, to ebreger [at] tnr.com with the subject “Fall Web Internship” by July 31.

Sales Planner

The New Republic is seeking a highly-motivated Sales Planner who will be responsible for managing all aspects of the sales process, ranging from creating prospect lists and compelling media plans to tracking campaign performance and compiling delivery reports. The position will be based in DC and will report to the interim VP of advertising.

responsibilities

  • Develop compelling and efficient media plans for sales presentations
  • Interact with ad serving partner to ensure successful delivery of all digital campaigns
  • Maintain ad inventory database and send periodic forecast reports
  • Support sales reps with preliminary outreach and prospect lists
  • Process IOs and gather all ad creative materials
  • Book and track inventory in DFP with an eye for optimizing campaigns and anticipating issues
  • Serve as point person for basic client questions
  • Create compelling post-campaign reports and refine ad products to increase client retention
  • Assist with logistics and oversee audience recruitment for live events
  • Work closely with ad sales team in developing digital proposals and meeting ad revenue goals

qualifications and requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • A minimum of one year of experience in a digital media environment, familiarity with Salesforce strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills
  • Self-starter who can independently manage multiple priorities and collaborate in a team environment

To apply, please send resume + cover letter to rbrennan@tnr.com.

Advertising Account Manager

The Advertising Account Manager will report to the VP of Advertising and will respond to RFPs, provide creative solutions to marketers, and create compelling proposals, which will drive advertising revenue. The manager will have a list of clients and advertising agency contacts, and will be responsible for developing relationships and understanding the client's business.

desired skills and experience

  • An appreciation for and interst in politics and culture
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrated success in selling digital advertising, particularly native advertising
  • An ability to interpret metrics, which are used to evaluate an advertiser's success
  • Contacts at major digital advertising agencies in NYC
  • Excellent relationship and time management skills
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in digital media sales
  • The right candidate will be energetic, creative, smart, and focused
  • The position is based in New York, NY

To apply, please send resume + cover letter with subject line "Advertising Account Manager Application" to Bob Brennan at rbrennan@tnr.com. No phone calls, please.

New Republic Lab Fellowships

The New Republic is looking for individuals interested in joining our latest experiment: New Republic Labs. New Republic Labs is an editorial-minded workshop committed to improving how The New Republic evolves on all digital platforms. Fellows will be responsible for reporting, writing, editing and producing original work for NewRepublic.com. People who thrive in a fast moving environment, enjoy balancing multiple assignments at once and are eager to learn from data should apply. Applicants should submit:

  • A one-page résumé.
  • Two clips.
  • Your active public social media profiles (Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Quora, Vine, etc.)
  • A critique of one piece published to The Plank: http://www.newrepublic.com/tags/plank. Please focus your story on editorial elements -- strength of the argument, headline, images -- and avoid discussing the actual design of the page.

This position is based in New York City. This fellowship lasts for 5 months and will include a monthly stipend. To apply, please email the items above to nchestnut@tnr.com with the subject line "New Republic Labs Fellowship." The deadline for applications is February 7th, but a great fit could start sooner.