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CNBC Make It seeks a leadership editor

May 5, 2018

Posted by Chris Roush

CNBC Make ItCNBC Digital is looking to hire a talented editor to develop its leadership coverage under its new NYC-based Make It website. Make It is a fast-growing, consumer-friendly vertical of CNBC, devoted to aspirational content about entrepreneurship, leadership, careers, money and lifestyle.

Responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:

• Overseeing and developing CNBC Make It’s leadership coverage.
• Working with staff reporters and outside contributors to deliver compelling, insightful and high-quality digital content.
• Generating innovative story and series ideas, and executing on existing franchises.
• Identifying and building partnerships that strengthen coverage.
• Collaborating with Make It’s digital video team to create informative and highly engaging videos.


  • At least 5 years experience as a writer and/or editor, including the ability to perform in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment.
    • Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and outstanding communication skills.
    • Proven ability to accurately and clearly edit and write in a fast-paced news environment.

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience at large online content destination, such as a major online news site or financial newspaper.
    • Passionate about digital storytelling and creating the best user experience online, with proven experience in a creative environment.
    • Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news is preferred.
    • The ideal candidate is a storytelling entrepreneur in his/her own right–someone who is excited about the success of a new enterprise, and curious about the world.
    • This individual will see story ideas in the unexpected, and can’t wait to bring them back to the team.

To apply, go here.

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