Editor, Retail

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Competitive annual salary, health, dental, vision, and 401K
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Specialty
B2B, Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

The Retail Editor will direct our coverage of the retail industry, from monitoring the beat and identifying stories for coverage to assigning and editing short and long-form stories. You will lead a small team of journalists, field pitches and edit stories, report and write stories, send out email newsletters and work on special projects. This position will report to a managing editor.

What you can bring to the table:

  • Proven editing, writing and reporting skills.
  • Ability to lead a team of journalists and direct coverage to grow our audience and elevate the editorial product.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze business concepts, industry trends, and major news stories.
  • Strong digital news knowledge as well as tuned-in instincts for news judgment, feature editing, headline writing, and more.
  • Deadline-oriented time management skills; ability to edit and write stories on tight deadlines.
  • Bachelor's degree or better in journalism, English or similar field.
  • 3-5 years experience in business journalism; a focus on the retail beat is preferable.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and 3 clips. 

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