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Publication or Company XO Group Inc. (formerly The Knot Inc.)
Job Title Managing Editor
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements XO Group Inc. — a lifestage media company including The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump brands —seeks a full-time, Managing Editor that will work across all brands.

The ideal candidate will be an extremely creative, organized, detail-obsessed, self-starter with a passion for everything digital and a solid knowledge of print. The ability to juggle multiple projects yet stay calm under pressure must be part of your DNA. Most important is that you thrive on being part of a collaborative team and will never say the words “It’s not my job!

For everyone at XO Group Inc., a collaborative spirit is a must. Our teams are very dedicated and excited about what they do — and we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.

Duties:

- Create and manage editorial calendars and production schedules for both online and print

- Supervise and track workflow in order to meet deadlines

- Communicate changes/updates/deadlines to all teams (art, production, editorial)

- Run weekly production meetings

- Maintain content management process, including contracts, indexes, etc.

- Manage editorial budgets, including coding and tracking all invoices

- Keep editorial process organized, consistent and efficient

- Maintain style guide

- Oversee fact checking and copyediting departments

- Upload digital issues

- Track metrics for digital issues

- Act as liaison with sales and marketing for custom content


Requirements:
-The ideal candidate must be insanely organized, hyper-motivated and constantly looking for new ways to innovate.

-Looking for someone who has at least 7 years experience in a managing editor or project manager role and who can communicate clearly and persuasively and likes to take initiative.

-Plus, it helps if you like looking at pictures of wedding cakes!

Skills:
Must be an Excel guru as well as expertise in InDesign/InCopy, K4, DPS, and familiarity with accounting systems.
About Our Company XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO; http://www.xogroupinc.com), formerly The Knot Inc., is the premier media and technology company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between, providing young women with the trusted information, products and advice they need to guide them through the most transformative events of their lives. Our family of premium brands began with the #1 wedding brand, The Knot, and has grown to include WeddingChannel.com, The Nest, The Bump and Ijie.com. XO Group is recognized by the industry for being innovative in all media from the web to social media and mobile, magazines and books, and video and our groundbreaking social platforms have ignited passionate communities across the world. XO Group has leveraged its customer loyalty into successful businesses in online sponsorship and advertising, registry services, ecommerce and publishing. The company is publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange (XOXO) and is headquartered in New York City.
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