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Art Media: Executive Editor

Penske Media Corporation, New York, NY USA

Content is the cornerstone to all we do, and our audience is why we do it.

Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: manager

Duration: full_time


Art Media: Executive Editor

COVID-19 HIRING UPDATE: We have transitioned to a remote work model and are continuing to hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We appreciate this is unprecedented times and will work closely with you, taking into account your individual circumstances.

Art Media is hiring an Executive Editor who will be responsible for the daily output of ARTnews.com, including Art in America. The Executive Editor’s responsibilities center around developing staff writers and a roster of freelancers who will define the website’s tone and substance covering the global art world.

Reporting to the President and Editorial Director, the Executive Editor will have wide latitude to shape the coverage of the website with posts in a variety of formats from breaking news to feature stories to interviews in print and podcast form and to develop different ways of reaching our audience.

The Executive Editor will develop talent in-house and among freelancers, assign stories, edit, top edit and be responsible for display copy. The ideal candidate will have a strong news sense and experience developing a strategy for coverage (defining beats, conceiving of stories and follow-up stories.)

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in writing and editing for a website or newspaper with daily deadlines.
  • Strong reporting skills and experience, sharing insights and experience while training staff.
  • An ability to edit, write, and report accurately while meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated news judgment and organizational skills, especially directing the work of a staff and freelance journalists.
  • Knowledge of the art world and art market, while helpful, is not required.

About ARTnews:

Founded in 1902, ARTnews is the oldest art magazine in the world and the world’s leading authority in art journalism. Its global readership includes collectors, dealers, historians, artists, museum directors, curators, connoisseurs and enthusiasts. Between print and digital, the magazine now reaches hundreds of thousands of readers per month. Published four times a year in print, including its celebrated Top 200 Collectors issue annually, ARTnews reports on the art, personalities, issues, trends and events shaping the international art world. Its digital presence, revitalized over the past five years, follows developments in the art world daily, and two daily newsletters go out to thousands of subscribers. Noted for its editorial excellence, ARTnews has received over 40 journalistic prizes, including a National Magazine Award, and is the only artmagazine to have received acknowledgement to this extent. www.artnews.com. ARTnews’ parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media, publishing, and information Services Company founded in 2003.

About PMC:

PMC’s award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit www.pmc.com.

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone, Deadline.com, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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