Industry Dive seeks a managing editor

July 20, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Industry Dive is looking for a Managing Editor to manage several daily digital publications and the teams of journalists who operate them. The Managing Editor will oversee direction and strategy, establish key initiatives and priorities, and mobilize and coach their teams to achieve long-term results.

We are looking for someone with a background in managing business journalists and publications. The ideal candidate is an experienced newsroom manager who can help elevate the ambition and execution of our journalism, manage people and leaders of all experience levels, and grow the publications into market leaders.

The position reports to the Deputy Editor.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage several teams of journalists working on daily news publications
  • Manage and deploy resources and budgets
  • Elevate the ambition and execution of our journalism to drive publication growth
  • Recruit and integrate new team members
  • Train, coach and mentor staff of varying experience levels, including emerging leaders and managers within the publication teams

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent editing, writing and communications skills
  • Ability to manage and mentor emerging leaders and managers
  • Proven ability to lead and coach teams of editors and reporters
  • Proven ability to build and grow compelling editorial products that resonate with business readers
  • Proven ability to think strategically, plan holistically, shape editorial coverage and mobilize resources
  • Ability to understand the needs of niche business audiences
  • Strong knowledge of digital news and business and/or trade journalism
  • At least 8 years of business journalism or other relevant experience
  • At least 4 years of experience as a manager
  • Bachelor’s degree or better in journalism, English or similar field

To apply, go here.

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