Extreme Sports Site EIC

New York
Jan 30, 2013
Mar 01, 2013
Brianne Garcia
Full Time
Complex Media seeks an extreme sports enthusiast to direct the launch and serve as editor of a new website. This is a full-time position based out of Complex Media's NYC office.


• Create a content strategy (from concept to execution) to meet aggressive monthly page view goals, adhering to strict timelines
• Manage a team of editors, writers, and/or freelancers
• Edit all articles and content for clarity, voice, and alignment with site POV
• Collaborate with our Marketing department and brand partner to develop 2 - 4 monthly features, including multi-media features; oversee all steps of production
• Cover extreme sports and music events (X Games, Coachella, etc)

Candidate MUST be highly knowledgeable in the following topic areas:

• Engagement tools and metrics, such as Google Analytics, Chartbeat, and ComScore including interpretation of these metrics to implement growth strategy for page view goals and social engagement
• Line editing, feature editing, and Wordpress post-construction
• The world of extreme sports, music, and art
• At least 5 years editorial experience, 3 years of experience editing/writing about Sports
• Experience managing a team of at least 5-10 people
• Established connections with publicists and managers

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 Brianne Garcia at brianneg@complex.com

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