Deputy Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 28, 2013
Closes
Feb 27, 2013
Contact
Brendan Frederick
Duration
Full Time
Candidate MUST have the following work experience to be considered for this position:
• 8 years editing and writing about Style, Sneakers, Tech, Art, and/or Cars.
• 6 years digital editorial experience.
• 3 years managing a team of at least 10-15 people.
• Established connections with publicists and managers throughout the fashion, sneakers, art & design, tech, and car industries.

Candidate MUST be highly knowledgeable in the following topic areas:
• Fashion, Music, Pop Culture, Cars, Art, and Technology.
• Social media strategies - Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, StumbleUpon
• Web analytics - Google, Chartbeat

The Deputy Editor is responsible for:
• Helping editors conceptualize, assign, and edit weekly and monthly features for the Style, Sneakers, Rides, Tech, and Art & Design channels on Complex.com, as well as features for our publication (published 6 times per year).

• Directly managing 5 teams of editors and writers, as well as indirectly managing 10-15 freelance writers.
• Managing a freelance budgets for the channels while meeting large monthly traffic goals.
• Writing cover stories as needed

To apply send a PDF of your resume, 3 references, and writing samples or links to writing samples (at least one sample must be something you wrote and at least one sample must be a long-form web feature that you’ve edited) to Brendan Frederick at brendanf@complex.com with the subject: DEPUTY EDITOR POSITION.

No phone calls please. Regrettably we will not be able to respond to all applicants.