If you’ve got solid editorial chops, an uncanny way to get people to do what you want and a yen to make the trains run on time—and on budget—a managing editor gig may just be the one for you.
A managing editor is generally a newsroom or content operation’s number two; in a small shop, an ME may even be the one calling the shots.
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No matter how an operation is organized, the person in the managing editor role almost always runs the day-to-day operations of a publication, including overseeing staff, making sure calendars are up-to-date and populated, spending is in line and contributors get paid.
Depending on staffers’ workload and the ME’s inclination, writing and editing copy is in the cards.
With a fresh crop of managing editor jobs listings available on our job board, now may be the moment to make your move into a new ME job. Browse the list below, and find other offerings that may have cropped up in recent days.
Then get busy applying: Time is of the essence! Of course, if you’re a true managing editor type, you don’t need us to tell you that.