Employment

The Daily Caller and The Daily Caller News Foundation are currently hiring for the following positions:

Social Media & Email Marketing Assistant

The Daily Caller, one of Washington’s most desirable workplaces according to a recent survey of twenty-somethings*, is seeking a motivated, analytical, data-driven thinker looking for the chance to be a part of a fast-paced and fun startup environment. The Social Media & Email Marketing Assistant’s core responsibilities will include company marketing activities, optimization of all email campaigns, building of our social media and email audiences, analysis of data related to email campaigns and site activity, and working with the Engagement Editor to monitor and optimize social media accounts and posts.

Working closely with management will afford the opportunity to influence big decisions of a growing website with over 15 million unique visitors per month. Other perks include: healthcare, flexible vacation and office outings.

Responsibilities:

  • Use list-building and marketing techniques to grow email lists and social media audiences
  • Send HTML emails for The Daily Caller’s sponsors
  • Monitor and improve email metrics by analyzing data and testing
  • Constantly analyze performance of company’s social media feeds, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+ and make recommendations
  • Stay up to date on social media changes and trends
  • Proactively seek new products and tools to improve metrics
  • Compile daily electronic briefing of top stories, and send out to media distribution lists
  • Compile statistics for analysis by management
  • Maintain audience feedback email account

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Data-driven thinker who loves working in Excel
  • Superb attention to detail and time-management skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Interest in social media and communication
  • News sense and interest in politics

Not required but a plus:

  • Experience using an email-marketing platform
  • Some experience editing HTML
  • Knowledge of email-design best practices
  • Experience designing elements in Photoshop
  • Softball and flip cup skills

Work hours are M-F from 9-5ish with a lot of flexibility as long as you work hard.

Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected].

*Survey conducted was a random sampling of 20-29 year olds in the office of The Daily Caller.

 

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Video Editor – The Daily Caller

Do you love politics, memes and montages?  Do you want to make viral politics videos to broadcast to our millions of Facebook viewers? Then we have the job for you.

The Daily Caller  is seeking a whip-smart, lightning-fast video editor who can churn out thousands of hours of entertainment. The job entails managing content on one of the country’s most-read news sites from our Washington, D.C. headquarters.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Basic experience with video/audio production
  • Operational knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite — Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects
  • Ability to operate in a deadline-heavy news environment 
  • Familiarity with the current political landscape
  • Rapidly deploying to real news events at a moment’s notice, camera in hand.

The perfect candidate will be great at capturing video, efficient at editing it, a whiz with social media — including the emerging stuff — and not a moron.  You should be a comic, an artist, a techie and a news junkie.

Alongside joining an enthusiastic, dedicated and growing team, perks include great health care, flexible vacation time, and an in-house office bar where staff eat lunch and grab beers after work. Softball and bar game skills a plus.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: richie@dailycaller.com[email protected][email protected]

Reporter – The Smoke Room

The Smoke Room (http://smokeroom.com/) is looking for a highly motivated individual to cover a variety of topics, including sports, culture, entertainment, and politics in a unique way. Individuals should have highly entertaining or contrarian opinion or take on several different subjects.
The Smoke Room is not looking for another run of the mill writer who thinks the Kardashians are the greatest thing to ever happen to America. If you want to fawn over celebrities or simply report straight news then this is not the job for you.
However, if you love college football, cold beer, love war movies and think political correctness is ruining the great things about America then we could have a place for you.
If you are interested please send a cover letter, resume and one piece about a current event with your unique take on the situation to Hookstead@Dailycaller.com.

Entertainment Reporter – The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller is looking for an entertainment reporter.

Applicants must have a great sense of humor and an appetite for irreverent coverage of all things entertainment.

If you can break down celebrity feuds in scintillating detail, whip together a slideshow of the fittest bikini models in the world, and rip apart an award show like a bag of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, this is the right job for you.

Understanding what makes something explode on social media is essential. You will be judged and celebrated based on the traffic you bring in.

Additionally, our entertainment reporters are expected to be lightning fast, yet careful, content creators.

Your work will be featured on both The Daily Caller and our world famous, entertainment-only sister site — The Smoke Room.

Experience covering entertainment news and/or gossip is preferred.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and any relevant clips to The Daily Caller’s editor, Vince Coglianese ([email protected]).

Video Editor – The Daily Caller News Foundation

Do you have 640,000 great ideas for viral politics videos and want to drink beer at work? Then we have the job for you.

The Daily Caller News Foundation is seeking a whip-smart, lightning-fast video editor who can churn out thousands of hours of entertainment.

The job entails managing content on one of the country’s most-read news sites from our Washington, D.C. headquarters.

Duties include:

  • Making The Daily Caller News Foundation ridiculously Facebook-famous.
  • Rapidly deploying to real news events at a moment’s notice, camera in hand.
  • Handling the technical aspects of media.

The perfect candidate will be great at capturing video, efficient at editing it, a whiz with social media — including the emerging stuff — and not a moron.

You should be a comic, an artist, a techie and a news junkie.

Alongside joining an enthusiastic, dedicated and growing team, perks include great health care, flexible vacation time, and an in-house office bar where staff eat lunch and grab beers after work. Softball and bar game skills a plus.

Founded by Tucker Carlson, a 25-year veteran of print and broadcast media, and Neil Patel, former chief policy adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, The Daily Caller NewsFoundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing original investigative reporting from a team of professional reporters that operates for the public benefit.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Christopher Bedford, Editor in Chief
[email protected]

Editor – The Daily Caller News Foundation

The Daily Caller News Foundation is accepting resumes for a full-time editor. The job entails managing content on one of the country’s leading news foundations from our Washington, D.C. headquarters.

The candidate must be a speedy and competent copy editor, with an understanding of AP style, capable of editing news stories for both accuracy and readability.

The candidate must have excellent news judgment, with an eye for what stories will draw incredible amounts of interest. He or she must also know how to optimize content to attract visitors from a variety of sources — including search engines and social media.

The candidate should have a strong knowledge of U.S. policy and politics, in addition to having a great eye for viral content.

The candidate must be extremely clever and love packaging stories, with hilarious and/or clickable headlines and stunning photos.

The candidate will also be expected to occasionally write and report interesting news stories in a clear and concise manner. Most importantly, the candidate should enjoy working in an irreverent and fast-moving atmosphere.

At least two years of professional journalism experience is preferred, but not required.

Alongside joining an enthusiastic, dedicated and growing team, perks include great health care, flexible vacation time, and an in-house office bar where staff eat lunch and grab beers after work. Softball and bar-game skills a plus.

Founded by Tucker Carlson, a 25-year veteran of print and broadcast media, and Neil Patel, former chief policy adviser to Vice President DickCheney, The Daily Caller News Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing original investigative reporting from a team of professional reporters that operates for the public benefit.

Located just three blocks from the White House, TheDCNF is easily accessible from four Metro lines. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Christopher Bedford, Editor in Chief
[email protected]lyCallerNewsFoundation.org

Internship Opportunities

We offer internship opportunities during the fall and spring semesters, as well as throughout the summer. If you are interested in interning with us, please send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to [email protected]

The Daily Caller is always looking for great journalists. Don’t have experience? No big. We prefer people who aren’t corrupted by the press. (We’ll even take on recovering MSMrs, if you’ve got what it takes.)

For other employment inquiries, please send cover letter and resume to [email protected].