Executive Editor, The Tylt

The Tylt
Chelsea, New York City
Competitive annual salary, health, dental, 401k
Apr 11, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time


The Tylt’s executive editor has a deep understanding of the news cycle. The individual in this role is able to react to the news without being reactionary and can lead a team to do the same. This position will collaborate with and lead the editorial team - comprised of writers, editors, audience engagement and media production - through daily content development, production and strategy. The executive editor should have a deep understanding of how information spreads on the web. S/he views social production as equal to proprietary editorial production, and has a deep understanding of how disparate digital communities function and the tone required to communicate within them.

Most importantly, this is a leadership position. The individual in this role must be a motivator of people, and will have experience in effective team management, support and growth. The executive editor will lead the team's production; ensuring quality and quantity. Work should be error free, concise, accurate and tailored for different audiences/mediums. This position will help Tylt editors through their own professional development to exceed their own expectations.

The executive editor is expected to work with other facets of the organization. S/he will be a liaison between editorial, product, engineering, data, marketing, business development and any senior level managers. The individual in his role is expected to work collaboratively to help propel the Tylt forward.


  • BS or BA in journalism and/or media publishing
  • 3+ years management experience
  • 5+ years in media environment, preferably at high-volume publisher
  • Deep experience with social media
  • Passion for media, specifically how technology can be leveraged to diversify and strengthen an audience's engagement with content
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • PR / brand development experience a plus
  • Highly Detail oriented


  • Drive strategy in editorial and social production
  • Effective management of team
  • Development of leaders internally
  • Creatively adapt content and proactively recommend new publishing strategies
  • Experiment with new models of social publishing
  • Proactively identify editorial trends and adopt strategy accordingly
  • Analyze internal social metrics and create actionable strategies to optimize performance
  • Translate on and off-site viewership metrics into social publishing strategies

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