Inc. seeks a senior editor

September 25, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

The senior editor publishes articles and multimedia on Inc.com that drive traffic and serve our readers, working closely with members of the editorial staff and freelance columnists. They plan and manage packages, series, and other editorial projects for all platforms, including our print magazine, and sponsored packages to meet editorial goals. They may be asked to assist with programming the homepage or managing the Columnist Desk.

This position is represented by the Fast Company and Inc. union the Writers Guild of America-East.

Salary: The Guild minimum for this role is $82,000; salary is negotiable based on the candidate’s skills and experience.


  • Edits and mentors reporters and other editorial staff
  • Coaches columnists to drive traffic and meet Inc. editorial standards
  • Helps reporters develop story ideas and approves pitches
  • Analyzes traffic and social data to program the Inc.com homepage
  • Collaborates with social media team to promote content
  • Writes must-click headlines
  • Manages editorial packages
  • Oversees reporters, web producers and other editorial staff
  • Manages columnist relationships


  • Zeal for web analytics
  • Experience in data-driven decision-making
  • Talent for writing web headlines
  • Editing skills
  • News judgment
  • Intuitive grasp of what gets shared online
  • Facility with visual storytelling and video
  • Dedication to web journalism
  • 3-4 years as a business or financial journalist

To apply, go here.

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