Overview

Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring an Associate Director of Operations to join our Operations team!

Why it matters: After successfully launching editorial products over the past 5 years, Axios is quickly continuing to expand. This individual will support the VP of Editorial Operations in those expansion efforts by coordinating with teams across the company.

Go deeper: This Associate Director will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the launch of new local markets and other editorial projects
  • Monitoring the overall project dashboard; coordinate the development, tracking and maintenance of new local products
  • Participating in daily check-in meetings and other meetings with teams across Axios to record and track deliverables
  • Coordinating with stakeholders on status reports, timelines, and other reporting practices
  • Standardizing processes around existing and future products and information sharing
  • Providing targeted operational context to editorial leadership and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Maintaining newsroom credentials and subscriptions
  • Ensuring Axios’ brand guidelines are followed in each local market and project

The details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Experience performing communications and project management roles, specifically within a cross-functional team
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Experience working with and influencing many high-level internal stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills, including writing and editing; ability to represent Axios to external contacts
  • Passion for restoring trust in media

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.