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U.S. News & World Report is seeking a motivated, experienced, full-time Autos Online Editor/Technical Writer for our consumer-oriented automotive site, usnews.com/cars. This position is based in our Washington, D.C. office.
U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that helps consumers make decisions, for example with Best Colleges, Best Hospitals and Best Cars. U.S. News Best Cars helped more than 40 million car shoppers in the past year through rankings and reviews of new and used cars.
The primary responsibility of the Autos Online Editor will be to write consumer-oriented new and used car reviews based on opinions from automotive critics and safety and reliability data that have been translated into scores. This Online Editor will synthesize these opinions, data and scores into a cohesive review that outlines the strengths and weaknesses of a car and how it stacks up against its competition so that consumers can make informed decisions.
The Online Editor/Technical Writer will do the following:
Enthusiasm about cars and the automotive market is a big help, but the best person for the job will be just as enamored with writing about minivans as they are with writing about sports cars. Most importantly, the best candidate for this job will be passionate about helping consumers navigate the new and used car market.Please email your cover letter, resume, 2-3 clips and salary requirements to:
Please include “Autos Online Editor” in the subject line of your email.
The Account Manager will work as part of the B2B Group within U.S. News managing a new analytics application, Academic Insights (ai.usnews.com). The application centers on our ranking products within the Education vertical and allows institutions to gain a deeper understanding of U.S. News’ rankings as well as providing competitive intelligence.
This is a hands-on role that is ideal for someone with strong analytical skills, personal drive and entrepreneurial attitude. The Account Manager will be responsible for on-boarding subscribers, ensuring retention of existing accounts and meeting client needs.
Our ideal candidate:
Applicants must provide a resume and cover letter. Please send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Account Manager" in the subject link. No phone calls, please.
U.S. News is seeking a data-savvy, critical thinker to join its Digital Products, Optimization and Revenue team. Among the 100 most-visited websites in America*, USNews.com has grown rapidly as a source for rankings, consumer advice and news. As our audience has expanded, so has the need to understand user behavior and translate this research into recommendations that improve product and business performance. If you are passionate about data and digital media, this is a unique opportunity to help shape the future direction of USNews.com.
If this sounds like you, send a resume and a brief cover letter to email@example.com. Please include “Digital Analyst” in the subject line.
The News & Opinion section of U.S. News & World Report is looking for an experienced economics reporter well versed in macroeconomic policy and trends. This is a high-profile reporting position with a broad scope and the opportunity to do significant work that identifies and reports on trends in the national and global economy.
It's also a highly productive beat, and requires a journalist up for the challenge. The successful applicant should be comfortable covering economics at the intersection of the public and private sector. It will not be enough to write what happened; it will also require the ability to explain why. The writer will cover the Federal Reserve as well as economic trends in the business world. The candidate must be able to understand complex issues and write clearly, accurately and authoritatively.
We are looking for a critical thinker who knows how to dispense with acronyms and jargon to explain what's working and what's not – whether it is Obama’s jobs program or the Fed’s stimulus plan. An understanding of how politics plays into economics is also required.
The candidate should be as comfortable interviewing Fed governors as CEOs.
This is a position requiring a lot of collaboration with other writers. The ability to be a team player is essential. The writer will be expected to both be able to turn around a breaking news item on the latest jobs report as well as a rich, analytical piece on deflation.
A minimum of three years of reporting experience, with specific coverage of economic news, is required.
Applicants must provide two references, a résumé, cover letter and three writing samples. Please send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Economics Intern” in the subject line.
U.S. News & World Report is seeking a Director of Web Technology to oversee the technology needs for web and digital product development efforts for this internationally trusted brand.
For 80 years, U.S. News & World Report has built a strong and trusted media business by providing research and rankings that help individuals and families make important life decisions. USNews.com is a highly visible web site that features both news analysis and comprehensive data ranking products. Our infrastructure and software stacks are based on open source components.
This is a full-time position, with benefits, located at U.S. News’s Georgetown, Washington, D.C. office.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and any references to email@example.com with “Director of Web Technology” in the subject line.
The News & Opinion section of U.S. News & World Report is seeking a paid intern for an early shift to write short, breaking news briefs. This one-year internship in our Washington, D.C., office is ideal for a newshound who can wake up early and write quickly and accurately. Only self-starters need apply.
Our ideal teammate is deadline and detail oriented. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual to expand his or her experience in online media.
Interns are expected to work 37.5 hours a week. Our internship rate is $12 an hour, and health benefits are available.
Applicants must provide two references, a résumé, cover letter and three examples of deadline writing. Please send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org and include "News intern” in the subject line.
U.S. News & World Report is seeking a paid intern for our consumer-oriented automotive site, usnews.com/cars. This one-year internship in our Washington, D.C. office is ideal for recent college graduates with strong data skills to support our online data processes.
Our ideal teammate is deadline- and detail-oriented and has strong communication skills. You’ll gain experience working with a content management system, online publishing and search engine optimization. This person will primarily be responsible for gathering automotive data for our site, conducting data audits, editing and uploading photos, fact checking car reviews and analyzing site traffic data. Note that this is not a writing position. This is a great opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to expand his or her experience in online media.
U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis. Focusing on Health, Money, Education, Travel, Cars and Public Service/Opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News Best Cars helped more than 40 million car shoppers in the past year through its rankings and reviews of new and used cars, automotive news and analysis. Our car rankings are based on a consensus of America's top automotive experts, as well as safety and reliability data.
Interns are expected to work 37.5 hours each week for a one-year period. Our internship rate is $12 an hour, and health benefits are available. Please email your cover letter and résumé to email@example.com with the subject line “autos internship.”
Whether it’s choosing a hospital, finding a doctor or picking a health insurance plan, U.S. News & World Report’s analysis, tools and content help consumers make informed choices to achieve their best possible health. Our unique data-driven journalism requires talented quantitative people who can dive through tons of data and generate easy-to-understand metrics and advice for the average family. In the intern role, you’ll be assisting our product managers and editors in launching data-rich tools like our Best Hospitals Rankings.
The Intern, Health Care Products role is a 12-month internship based in our Washington, D.C. office. There are two primary responsibilities:
1) to gather, transform, and standardize sets of data related to health insurance;
2) to assist in analysis, project management, feature development and market research related our various Health Care sites.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, technically savvy, and able to manipulate data. He or she is able to break complex ideas into manageable parts, and set and work to deadlines. He or she should be a team player and willing to tackle new projects and job functions as needed.
Please note, this is not a reporter/writer job.
This is a full-time (37.5 hours a week) hourly paid position with medical / dental benefits. Applicants must send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Intern, Health Care Products” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
The Health & Wellness team at U.S. News & World Report (http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness) is seeking a reporter, a position that involves extensive reporting, writing and editing. The beat includes a wide range of Health & Wellness topics, including diet and nutrition, fitness, mental health and happiness, and parenting. The reporter will write several weekly stories and slideshows, along with daily news round-ups, and will contribute to social media efforts, edit blog posts from outside contributors, and assist with rankings projects.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and 401(k) plans.
Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé and 3 writing samples. Please email all materials to email@example.com and include "Health & Wellness Reporter" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
U.S. News & World Report, the leading authority in educational rankings, has an immediate opening for a data research analyst in its Washington, D.C. office. The responsibilities for this position include:
Please send résumé, references, and salary requirements to: Robert Morse, Director of Data Research, U.S. News & World Report, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include Data Research Analyst Position in the subject line of the e-mail message.
U.S. News & World Report, the leading authority in educational rankings, has an opening for a full-time Data Collector in its Washington, D.C. office.
The responsibilities for this position include:
There is no writing involved in this position.
Please send resume, references, and salary requirements to:
Diane Tolis, Data Collection Manager, U.S. News & World Report
Please include Data Collector Position in the subject line of the email message.
U.S. News & World Report is looking for several front-end developers of varying degrees of experience to join a small but growing team that develops and maintains most of the custom applications for the company. These positions require expert-level knowledge of frontend development, web standards, and cross-browser development. The winning candidates will join our team creating web applications that reach millions of visitors monthly, refining their craft while working alongside our passionate and friendly team.
Applicants will be required to provide code demonstrating a clear separation of content, presentation, and behavior.
Mandatory skills (you’ll need to be strong in these areas from day one on the job):
Pluses that will make you a stronger candidate:
These are full-time, permanent positions. Work will be done onsite at our offices in the Georgetown area of Washington, DC, using state-of-the-art Macintosh desktops with Adobe Creative Suite and your favorite editor. Occasional night and weekend work required.
The USNews.com tech team is a made up of very smart people who are passionate about Web development. The ideal candidate will be able to contribute immediately and will both learn from us and teach us a few new things.
Compensation based on experience.
Please apply by email, to email@example.com. Please include ‘Front-End Developer’ in the subject line of your email. Send résumé in plaintext. No attachments please.
U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals, Best Children’s Hospitals and other web-based decision support tools for people facing complex choices, seeks a statistical programmer/data analyst skilled at working with health data. You will join an entrepreneurial health ratings and rankings team intent on developing new ways to evaluate hospitals, doctors, health plans and other healthcare institutions.
You’ll work well on interdisciplinary teams, taking advantage of strategic partnerships and expanding access to health data to build new portals that provide consumers with information they’ll use to make informed healthcare choices. You’re intrigued by the prospect of working with journalists skilled at drawing on data for reporting and analysis.
You’re part database architect and part problem solver. You have strong data analysis skills, know how to clean dirty data and are proficient with statistical packages such as SPSS, R and SAS and SQL database managers.
Applicants must provide at least two references in addition to a resume and cover letter. Please send all materials to Angelica Sereda at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.