Tech Editor, Fast Company

Employer
Fast Company
Location
New York City, Remote in San Francisco
Salary
Competitive Salary with a suite of benefits
Posted
Jun 06, 2019
Ref
Tech Editor, Fast Company
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

About Us

As the publisher of both Inc. and Fast Company, Mansueto Ventures is home to two of the most iconic and vibrant brands in the world of business publications. Every day, the content, awards and events we produce help entrepreneurs and innovators succeed. All provide useful insights, spark essential conversations and provide much needed inspiration.

Fast Company is the world’s leading business media brand, with an editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, world changing ideas, creativity, and design. Written for and about the most progressive business leaders, Fast Company inspires readers to think expansively, lead with purpose, embrace change, and shape the future of business. 

Just as Inc. and Fast Company pride themselves on advocating progressive and innovative business practices, all of us at MV are determined to walk the talk. We strive to be a transparent, dynamic, and responsible organization that gives all of its employees a meaningful role in helping to shape what we do and how we do it.

About The Role

Fast Company is looking for a savvy experienced Editor to help steer our popular technology coverage online. 

This job is right for you if you have: An obsession with how technology shapes our world and its future—for good and bad—and a passion for telling stories about the largest companies in the world, intrepid startups, and other players, as well as subjects such as AI, consumer electronics, and workplace productivity.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Shape the direction and coverage of the Technology section, with an eye on sharpening its focus on the subjects that resonate most with the largest number of readers.
  • Assign, edit, and (as time permits) write a variety of stories, including news-driven features, compelling analysis and opinion, and longer-form pieces.
  • Serve as a brand ambassador at Fast Company live events, with additional opportunities for the brand’s multimedia platforms including the print magazine, video, and podcasts.

What We’re Looking For

  • Five or more years of experience assigning and editing stories for a daily website.
  • An ability to conceive and package imaginative, innovative stories and find fresh angles that rise above the internet din.
  • Solid contacts within the tech industry, and the ability to make new ones as stories demand.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • A familiarity with Fast Company, its editorial voice, and the types of companies and topics it covers.
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment, with exceptional organizational skills.
  • An established social-media presence and a savvy approach to sharing and promoting content on social media.

This position will be represented by the Fast Company Union/WGA-East. 

Mansueto Ventures is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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