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Advance Local Newsletter Strategist, Reckon in Cleveland, Ohio

Position : Newsletter Strategist, Reckon

Diversity & Inclusion are at the core of our mission to strengthen and empower the communities we serve.

Newsletter strategist

Remote-based position

In the past few years, younger Americans have brought renewed energy and focus to the reckonings with justice, equity and power. Reckon (https://reckon.news) has been there, covering those movements, issues and perspectives and shining a light on the people in the South and elsewhere.

Now, we’re elevating our work to a national stage, and we’re looking for a newsletter strategist to help us grow and expand our subscriber base for Reckon’s newsletter portfolio (https://reckon.news/newsletters) .

The newsletter strategist will collaborate with Reckon’s editors, reporters and audience team to deepen our relationship with our audience and build community while thinking strategically about ways to use our newsletters to advance Reckon’s editorial and business goals.


  • Run point on launches of future newsletters.

  • Help produce, edit and write other newsletters as needed.

  • Constantly monitor analytics and adjust accordingly to meet our audience growth goals.

  • Produce reports and give regular feedback to editors and writers on performance.

  • Work with audience team to target potential audiences and promote newsletters, develop strategy and tactics to grow Reckon’s email subscribers and look for opportunities to create new products.

  • Follow trends and best practices and advise Reckon team on ways to optimize content for email.

Don't let the fact that you don't check all the boxes below keep you from applying. If you think you have what it takes, shoot your shot.

Advance Local Media offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package with affordable options for your healthcare including medical, dental and vision plans, mental health support options, flexible spending accounts, fertility assistance, a competitive 401(k) plan to help plan for your future, generous paid time off, paid parental and caregiver leave and an employee assistance program to support your work/life balance, optional legal assistance, life insurance options, as well as flexible holidays to honor cultural diversity.

About Us:

Reckon is an award-winning national news organization covering the people powering change, the challenges shaping our time and what it means for all of us. We know issues always start with people. That’s why people are at the center of our stories about climate justice, reproductive health, faith and purity culture, mothers and families, LGBTQ communities, Blackness, racial justice, movements, queer issues and more.

We are committed to telling stories from perspectives from around the nation that are historically ignored or erased by mainstream media outlets.

Find our work on our website, social media and by subscribing to newsletters (https://reckon.news/newsletters) like QueerVerse, Honey and Black Joy. Listen to our award-winning podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/reckon-interview/id1471345686) , including The Reckon Interview and Unjustifiable (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/unjustifiable-chapter-1-it-was-a-girl-in-the-car/id1420215603?i=1000498830401) , or watch our short documentaries, including Mauled (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t77aemKbO4Y) and Pulled Over/Pulled Under (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAfmmmYYWXA) .

Our journalists and their work have garnered major awards, including multiple Emmys, a national Edward R. Murrow Award and a Pulitzer Prize.

Reckon is owned by Advance, owners of Advance Local and Conde’ Nast; and shareholders in Reddit, Warner Bros. Discovery and Charter Communications.

Advance Local Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, encouraging applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.