Task & Purpose is looking for a digital news editor to work in our New York office.
Task & Purpose is among the largest and fastest growing military news sites on the web, garnering 1 million unique pageviews in the month of September, just five months after launching.
We’re seeking to give voice and boost the visibility of a new great generation of millennial veterans. In the six short months that we’ve been active, we’ve engaged our passionate audience on a multitude stories, including occasionally tough topics, ranging from career advice to sexual harassment on social media.
Now we’re looking for the next important part of our small, but dynamic team; someone who loves the news and the digital era. Working with the editor-in-chief and managing editor, the News Editor will chiefly manage our news aggregation feature, the skyline, write original content for the publication, and engage with our audience on a variety of platforms.
Military experience helps, but is not necessary. What is necessary is a passionate interest in current events, (especially military, veterans, and foreign affairs), social media, and digital communications.
Please send inquiries to email@example.com with “news editor” in the subject line. Send a resume and a cover letter letting us know why you’d be a good fit. Don’t be afraid to show your personality.
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The subcommittee hearing was held to discuss the fiscal year 2018 budget request for the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)
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U.S. Army General Jospeh Votel, head of Central Command, visits an airbase at an undisclosed location in northeast Syria, February 18, 2019. REUTERS/Phil Stewart
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