International Biz Times seeks an editor in chief

June 9, 2024

Posted by Chris Roush

International Business Times (IBT), IBT Media’s flagship publication, is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for the United States edition to oversee the publication’s original U.S. coverage of business news, trends, and events that are relevant to International Business Times readers in the U.S. and worldwide.

The Editor-in-Chief, International Business Times (IBT) is expected to manage and lead the site’s team of reporters from the newsroom in New York, New York. The U.S. Editor-in-Chief of International Business Times will be responsible for setting the editorial voice and direction of the U.S. edition in a fast-paced 24/7, breaking news environment.

Job Overview:

  • Leading the editorial team: The U.S. Editor-in-Chief is responsible for hiring, raising, and managing a team of editors and reporters.
  • Developing and executing the editorial strategy: The Editor-in-Chief must work closely with other IBT editorial staff to develop and execute an editorial strategy that aligns with the publication’s mission and goals.
  • Overseeing the publication’s business news coverage: The U.S. Editor-in-Chief must ensure that the publication is covering key business news and events in the United States, and that the coverage is accurate, balanced, and informative.
  • Editorial strategy and content content development: The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for original content and ensuring editorial standards are met
  • Building and maintaining partnerships with key sources: The U.S. Editor-in-Chief is expected to build and maintain relationships with key sources within the business world, such as executives, analysts, and economists. This includes identifying and cultivating relationships with external partners, such as other media outlets, government agencies, and industry experts, in order to identify and pursue newsworthy stories, provide the audience with fact-based and reliable information, and to promote IBT’s coverage.
  • Collaboration across the newsroom: Work with other IBT teams to develop and improve the delivery of content through various media.

Overall, the Editor-in-Chief of International Business Times (IBT) for the United States edition must be an individual passionate for true and fearless journalism, a leader with excellent editorial judgment, and a thorough understanding of the business world.

To apply, go here.

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