Managing Editor, Food and Retail

Washington D.C.
Competitive annual salary, health, dental, vision, and 401K
Dec 22, 2017
Metro Area
Full Time

The Managing Editor will oversee several business publications and manage the small teams of journalists who put them together. The Managing Editor will set editorial direction and strategy, spearhead major editorial initiatives, and mobilize their teams to act on challenges and opportunities. The Managing Editor will also recruit, hire and onboard new team members; train, coach and mentor their staff; manage resources and budgets; and drive forward innovation. This position reports to the Editor in Chief.

What you can bring to the table: 

  • Ability to coach and lead teams of editors and reporters
  • Ability to build compelling editorial products that resonate with business readers
  • Strong instincts for understanding the needs of niche audiences
  • Strong knowledge of digital news and/or business media
  • Experience covering food and retail beats in preferred
  • Minimum 5 years' experience with 2+ years as a manager
  • Bachelor’s degree or better in journalism, English or similar field
  • Prior experience in the food and retail business preferred

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