Managing Editor job in London at Business Insider

Managing Editor

Company: Business Insider

Location: London UK

Date Posted:Apr 03, 2017

On Behalf of Business InsiderJob Title: Managing EditorCompany: Business InsiderLocation: LondonType of contract: Full Time and PermanentSalary: £50,000- £70,000 depending on experienceOpening date: 04 April 2017Closing date: 02 May 2017Business Insider is looking for a Managing Editor to join BI.The Managing Editor will report to the Editorial Director and run point on many of the details, both creative and procedural, that go into making BI content the best on the web. We're seeking a talented and versatile editor, writer, and communicator who can rise to any challenge, be it big or small. The person in this position is responsible for managing many of the key elements through the editorial process, from conception to production and publication. As such, the managing editor will manage and grow our freelancer pool, top-edit content, organize brainstorming discussions, take the lead on researching and crafting topic pitches, update sections of the website, communicate with clients on editorial questions and issues, review production details before publication, write and edit articles and other native content when needed, facilitate traffic partnerships and distribution, and work with our project manager to stay on top of deadlines, deliverables, and our content calendar.The ideal candidate is a skilled editor and writer with excellent communications skills and access to a deep stable of capable freelancers. He or she is detailed-oriented, organized, creative, web-savvy, a superb editor and sharp writer, and interested in a wide array of subjects, from tech and finance to lifestyle and entertainment. We're looking for someone who enjoys wearing many hats, a troubleshooter and a doer — someone who will pitch in wherever necessary, who both receives and gives direction well, and who cares deeply about producing high-quality content that engages readers and elevates the BI brand.Qualifications:•       5+ years’ experience as an editor and writer in digital publishing.•       Experience working with various digital storytelling formats (text, video, slideshows, infographics).•       Superb writing, editing, and brainstorming skills.•       Excellent written and spoken communication skills.•       Experience managing freelance writers; extensive freelancer contacts•       Strong work ethic and team player mentality.•       Strong understanding of best practices, trends, and innovations in content marketing.•       Proficiency in content management systems, Photoshop, SEO, and basic HTML.•       Ability to handle multiple deadlines at once.•       Experience working with clients a plus.•       Experience in tech or business journalism a strong plus.•       Familiarity with and enthusiasm for Business Insider's content, style, and mission. Please email your CV and cover note to Rob Schoorl   View full job description
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