The American Enterprise Institute seeks a full-time research and editorial assistant to the editor of the AEI blog, AEIdeas. <br /><br />The research and editorial assistant will work closely with the editor as he produces a variety of policy analyses for the blog and outside media entities. The research and editorial assistant will also play a driving role in producing the scholar's podcast and video projects. In addition, the research and editorial assistant will edit and publish blog posts for AEIdeas and select appropriate feature graphics. He or she will work closely with AEI scholars and staff to generate blog posts that are lively and stimulating. This position will also use the latest in blog and other social media technology to extend the reach of AEI's ideas and expose new audiences to AEI's work. <br /><br />The successful candidate will have excellent writing and editing skills, experience in the blogosphere and social media, knowledge of the public policy issues AEI studies, and a commitment to the Institute's foundational principles. <br /><br />To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample with an online application to www.aei.org/jobs. <br /><br />About AEI <br /><br />The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture. <br /><br />AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars' conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.