The Almanac of American Politics
Published biennially by the National Journal Group, the Almanac profiles every state and congressional district, the 50 governors and 535 members of Congress, and includes vital political statistics such as election results, demographics and biographical data. The researcher is responsible for compiling background information on people and places for the Almanac’s authors. Other duties include fact-checking, compiling statistics for charts, and some writing and copyediting as part of a small editorial team.
The position is a one-year assignment, beginning in July 2012 and ending in July 2013. A bachelor’s degree in journalism, political science, or a related field is required; some experience working on Capitol Hill, for a political campaign or in journalism is preferred. Applicants must be able to work well with minimal supervision, meet deadlines and be comfortable handling a heavy workload.
Atlantic Media recruits for two personal attributes in its candidates. The first is
force of intellect
– reflected in discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance. The second is a personal
spirit of generosity
– a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct.
Atlantic Media values the quality of being adaptable and willing to approach tasks with velocity and a high metabolism.
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