Industry Dive seeks editor to oversee fashion and apparel coverage

November 20, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Fashion Dive is looking for ambitious, curious and creative journalists who are excited to join Industry Dive’s newest publication. Be part of a collaborative team covering the innovative fashion and apparel industry.
As an editor for Fashion Dive, you will make an immediate impact as we launch the daily publication, helping us shape our coverage. You will work closely with a team to identify, edit and write stories that lead our coverage of apparel trends, growing sustainability solutions, evolving sourcing strategy and tech innovations. You will help elevate all types of stories, whether it’s a breaking news brief or an in-depth analysis of trends, as well as assist in planning and executing big projects. You will also have the opportunity to write, cultivate sources, and pitch stories on your beat.
This position reports to the managing editor.

What you can bring to the table:

    • A track record of editing, writing and reporting
    • Proven time management skills, particularly on deadline
    • Ability to deftly edit various types of story formats, including but not limited to breaking news, short-form briefs and long-form trend stories
    • A team player who takes joy in workshopping subject lines, headlines, sentence structure and strategy with others
    • An aptitude for analyzing trends, data and issues for business leaders
    • 3 or more years of experience in journalism or a related field

We’d love it if you:

    • Had a year or more experience covering the fashion and apparel industry
    • Excel at project management and collaborative projects
    • Are interested in working on innovative storytelling formats or data visualization projects
    • Had Familiarity with publishing daily or weekly email newsletters
    • Know how to build relationships with important sources and report on complex subjects
    • Can prove a solid understanding of the economic forces at play in designated beats
    • Have experience reading earnings reports and can spot information useful for executives
    • Worked with freelancers, sending assignments, editing their work and providing feedback
The salary range for this role is $61,625 – $80,000 based on experience.

To apply, go here.

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