Deputy News Editor - Quartz

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 02, 2013
Closes
Feb 01, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
You'll be reporting to the global news editor but working autonomously much of the time, interacting with the entire journalistic team including correspondents around the globe, and thus playing a crucial role in influencing Quartz's coverage. You'll need to be willing to take some early as well as late shifts to ensure coverage throughout the day.

This is a fast-paced job, involving all aspects of newsroom workflow.

Responsibilities Include:

•Keeping track of global current events
•Conceptualizing and commissioning pieces and working with authors on developing them
•Doing both structural and line-editing
•Finding art
•Posting to and managing the site and social media feeds, and monitoring traffic metrics

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

•5+ years of reporting and editing experience
•A deep interest in the coverage of global business, finance, economics and technology; an advanced background in one of these fields is a plus
•A passion, bordering on the obsessive, for clear, straightforward and engaging writing
•A facility with data and data analysis in reporting
•An ability to shape stories to take them beyond run-of-the-mill news, with an eye for the surprising detail or unusual angle that makes a story stand out
•A strong background in online journalism, with a creative approach to formats, and a good visual sense
•Extensive experience with online publishing or blogging platforms, social media and digital tools
•Excellent communication skills, an ability to multi-task and prioritize, and strong attention to detail
•International experience and foreign languages a strong plus
You'll be reporting to the global news editor but working autonomously much of the time, interacting with the entire journalistic team including correspondents around the globe, and thus playing a crucial role in influencing Quartz's coverage. You'll need to be willing to take some early as well as late shifts to ensure coverage throughout the day.



Please visit www.atlanticmedia.com to apply.

Atlantic Media Company is en Equal Opportunity Employer.

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