Editor in Chief; Enterprise IT Publishing Group

Feb 20, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
FierceMarkets, one of the fastest-growing digital publishers in B-to-B media, is seeking a smart, savvy entrepreneurial and experienced Editor-in-Chief to lead our fast-growing Enterprise IT publishing group.

At a minimum, the successful candidate will have proven journalistic experience within the Enterprise IT sector (and perhaps also as an IT worker), demonstrable working knowledge of online publishing metrics, a proven ability to boost web traffic (without resorting to cheap “click bait” strategies), web content management systems, email newsletter management platforms (such as Silverpop or other high-end email programs). Most importantly, we are seeking a candidate who has extensive experience managing a growing editorial staff and a team of freelancers.

We are located in Washington, DC, but this can be a “work from home” opportunity for the right candidate.

•Editorial & Content Development
oDevelopment of editorial calendars
oDevelopment of special reports/features, webinars and eBooks
oEnsuring quality control among freelancers and full time staff
•Editorial Leadership, Management & Strategy
oIndustry relations, including public speaking and travel to major IT conferences/events
oActing as the “Public Face” of the FierceMarkets Enterprise IT publishing group
oConduct regular editorial strategy meetings
oAct as a mentor for direct reports within the editorial staff
•Company Leadership & Presence
oActively seek new ways to help the company achieve goals and vision
oProvide strategic input that helps to grow the business
oEmbrace an entrepreneurial mindset and take ownership responsibility for your department

•10 years digital media experience, plus additional experience working in the B-to-B publishing sector. While print publishing experience is of interest, the successful candidate must have deep knowledge of and experience within digital publishing.
•The ability to work within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, start-up environment.
•Experience managing a team of writers and freelancers
•An understanding of social media. Specifically, how to use it appropriately for the dual benefit of our readers and FierceMarkets’ audience-building initiatives.

To apply, please email cover letter (with the subject line ‘Editor-in-Chief’), resume and links to writing samples/portfolio to frcemktjobs@gmail.com. No phone calls, please.

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