Managing Editor, The Atlantic

May 17, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
Managing Editor

The Atlantic is seeking a managing editor to oversee all day-to-day editorial operations of the print magazine and be a member of the editorial leadership team. This position resides at the center of our editorial operation, and its duties include: managing the flow of copy from assignment through production in print and on tablet apps; overseeing the copy desk and the fact-checking departments; managing editorial budgets; generating story ideas; writing headlines and display copy; serving as manuscript editor for a number of stories and magazine features each month. The ideal candidate will:

  • have at least five to ten years experience as an editor at print publications;
  • have a track record as an effective manager;
  • be conversant with the latest copyflow management technologies;
  • be graceful under deadline pressure;
  • have a wide-ranging, creative intellect;
  • have a sense of humor and an eye for a good story;
  • understand the Atlantics editorial sensibility.

The job is based on Washington, DC, and reports to the magazines deputy editor and editor-in-chief.

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