Content Contributor Needed at Stanford Digital Economy Lab

By February 12, 2023 No Comments

The Stanford Digital Economy Lab seeks an experienced content writer to help us communicate our work to a wider audience. In this role, you’ll analyze, contextualize, and tell the story of Stanford’s research on the digital economy while connecting our research to real-world impacts, news, and happenings.

Our readers are informed, tech-savvy, and econ-savvy. The ideal candidate for this position must be, too. You keep up with the latest news and trends in technology and the digital economy.

Your content voice, like our audience, is curious.

Your content tone is confident yet approachable, candid with a bit of wit thrown in.

The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Produce one feature article (approximately 1000-1500 words) per month focused on a newsworthy issue about the digital economy. We’ll post and promote the article across several of our communication channels, such as Medium. Our team will work directly with you to brainstorm ideas and will serve as your editorial resource.
  • Produce two articles per month (maximum of 400 words each) for our bimonthly newsletter, the DigDig. These articles are typically a quick take on recent research, Lab-sponsored seminars, or a newsworthy topic related to the digital economy. Our team will work directly with you to brainstorm ideas and will serve as your editorial resource.

These responsibilities are subject to change based on the Lab’s marketing and communications needs.

Potential reach
Your work will be featured on the Lab’s website and social channels, as well as on channels owned by our parent, the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI). In 2020, more than 9.5 million accounts viewed posts by HAI. Together, the Lab and HAI have more than 30k subscribers on their combined email lists. Additionally, Lab director Erik Brynjolfsson has nearly 195,000 followers on Twitter.

Application deadline
Rolling, with a closing date of February 28, 2023.

Application instructions
Please submit your CV along with 2-3 examples of writing that demonstrates your content voice, tone, and style. To apply, please complete the application form.

$1,000-$1,875 per month, commensurate with experience.

About the Stanford Digital Economy Lab: 
We bring together an interdisciplinary group of passionate researchers to study how digital technologies are transforming work, organizations, and the economy. Our insights are helping companies, policymakers, students, and professionals rise to the challenges and opportunities created by digitization. The Lab is part of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) and co-sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR).

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law



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