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Publication or Company Jetsetter
Job Title Editor-in-Chief
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health, Stock/Options
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Jetsetter is looking for an Editor-in-Chief to run the creative team and develop the brand’s content strategy. A member of the executive team, reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will have superlative strategic, editorial, operational and managerial skills, a deep understanding of the role content plays in supporting commerce, and an intimate relationship with the travel industry.

Responsibilities:

• Manage a team of editors, copywriters, producers and photo editors producing a high volume of sale (reviews, destination guides, marketing materials) and non-sale content (daily articles, iPad features, Tumblr, Instagram)
• Develop Jetsetter’s content strategy and refine its reputation as the world’s leading travel authority
• As a member of the executive team, collaborate with other leaders within the business to develop the strategic direction for the business
• Act as a spokesperson for Jetsetter, representing the brand on TV and in other press
• Drive all recruiting processes and decisions for the editorial arm of the business
• Bring operational efficiency and dynamism to our editorial processes to allow our editorial work to keep pace in a fast moving business
• Relentless enthusiasm for building the world’s leading travel booking experience, with a vision and understanding for how content must be a backbone of the experience

Qualifications:

• 10+ years’ experience as an editor on a national publication or consumer-facing website, preferably travel- or lifestyle focused; experience managing an editorial team preferred
• Proven business leader who feels comfortable contributing to the strategic direction of the business and taking an executive role within it
• Ability to lead and inspire a team of talented writers, editors and producers
• Experience of different online content platforms – blogging, social media, features, professional reviews, etc
• Demonstrable experience of managing processes and operations and building and managing a highly efficient content processes
About Our Company Jetsetter is the world’s leading luxury travel site, providing insider access, expert knowledge and exclusive deals on the world’s greatest vacations. Our commitment to serving our eight million members with the best booking and traveling tools possible means we innovate relentlessly, and our mission to spread the travel gospel has had a boost with the company’s recent acquisition by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest social travel network.
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