Posted May 11, 2022

Writer/Editor – Association for Talent Development




The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations. ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector.

We Are…

ATD’s Periodicals Team executes the production of TD, the association’s monthly flagship print and digital magazine; CTDO, a quarterly digital magazine; and TD at Work, a monthly how-to publication. We work to provide our readers with industry news, insights, emerging trends, and proven best practices via well-written, informative, and accurate content.

This Role…

We are looking for a deadline-oriented Writer/Editor who can spot compelling story leads for our award-winning monthly magazine.

Make an Impact By…

Managing columns and departments for the association’s monthly flagship magazine.Writing short- and long-form articles on trends and emerging research in the talent development industry, including leadership development, organization development, training, learning technology, and instructional design.
Managing and collaborating with outside writers and subject matter experts.
Proofreading and editing copy.
Contributing short-form articles to ATD’s new e-newsletter.
Providing editorial support for other communication, press, and marketing projects.

What you Bring to this Role…

BS or BA in journalism or equivalent degree
2+ years of experience in a similar position
Strong reporting, interviewing, and writing skills
Strong proofreading and copyediting skills
Familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style or accustomed to working with specific style guides
Excellent time and project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines; must be a self-starter
Excellent reporting, writing, and editorial judgment (characteristics that make up a fair and balanced article)
Must enjoy working in a team environment
Knowledge of the talent development industry or related fields a plus

To Apply:

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