Editor, Special Projects

New York, NY

Thrive is a leading behavior change B2B SaaS company founded by Arianna Huffington in 2016 with the mission to end the stress and burnout epidemic. Thrive helps individuals and organizations improve well-being, performance, and mental resilience with its AI-powered behavior change technology platform. Thrive’s Microsteps — small, science-backed steps to improve health and productivity — have been adopted by employees at more than 125 organizations in over 140 countries. 

Thrive is seeking someone to support the executive team at Thrive Global. In this role, you’ll be a key member of the team, working directly with top leadership to manage and execute detailed, in-depth research, special projects, and work on key priorities for the CEO and other Execs as needed. The ideal candidate has a keen ability to distill research into concise and compelling summaries and briefings, and a passion for unearthing significant and relevant research and content. The role requires an exceptional ability to organize multiple priorities with poise and precision. This role will be based full time M-F in-person in our SoHo office in New York. 

Who You Are

  • A self-starter who takes initiative and feels comfortable being an owner.
  • A believer in compassionate directness who gives and receives authentic feedback with heart.
  • You are curious, detail-obsessed and love learning — and you have a passion for empowering others to do their best work.
  • You love to connect the dots — no detail is too small — and proactively find opportunities to add value.
  • You excel at finding solutions to obstacles, no matter how big or small.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment, are highly organized and can effectively prioritize.
  • You have a sharp editorial take on current events
  • You have an interest in Thrive topics, including stress and burnout, well-being, performance, neuroscience, psychology and wisdom
  • You are comfortable liaising with high-profile C-Suite executives and thought leaders

How You’ll Contribute

  • Create thorough research briefs on key topics, figures and companies ahead of meetings and events.
  • Edit content on Thrive’s core topics, including the culture shift around stress and burnout, mental health, performance, sleep and changing the way we work and live.
  • Own and drive executive special projects from start-to-finish, including scheduling meetings and events, sending calendar invites, owning executive prep, notes, and follow up, both internally and externally, and making sure that meetings are staffed effectively.
  • Interact with clients and potential clients and help draft and send both internal and external communications.
  • Help with onsite eventsincluding for guests and clients in our New York office.
  • Partner with various internal and external stakeholders and effectively represent Thrive Global and the Executive team.

Must Haves

  • 4+ years of experience within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, ideally a startup, government agency, media or tech company.
  • Excellent research, writing, editing and communication skills.
  • Experience working with thought leaders and C-Suite executives
  • The ability to meet multiple deadlines and anticipate needs.
  • Detail and solution-oriented with a positive attitude and high energy to get work done.
  • The ability to balance collaborative work with Thrive’s executive team and independent work on key priorities.
  • Full of ideas and an eagerness to learn on the job.
  • A team player with a ‘no task too small’ mentality who represents Thrive Global’s mission and corporate values internally and externally.
  • Passion for changing how we work and live, and a demonstrated interest in topics relating to Thrive Global’s mission, including well-being, productivity, neuroscience, psychology, managing technology, and performance.

What We Offer:

  • Being part of a mission-driven company that’s truly making a difference in the lives of people around the world  
  • Ability to develop within the company and shape our growth strategy
  • A human-centric culture with a range of wellness perks and benefits
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage + 401k program with company match
  • Generous paid time-off programs

Our Mission:

Thrive’s mission is to end the stress and burnout epidemic by offering companies and individuals sustainable, science-based solutions to enhance well-being, performance, and purpose, and create a healthier relationship with technology. Thrive is committed to accelerating the culture shift that allows people to reclaim their lives and move from merely surviving to thriving.

Thrive is deeply committed to creating a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment so that all employees can bring their whole selves to work.

Thrive is proud to ensure equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Thrive is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. Please inform Thrive’s Recruiting team if you need any assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

Compensation for this role depends on level, and will likely fall in the $70,000-$100,000 range. We provide a competitive mix of salary, performance bonus, and equity. 

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