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Observer seeks a business editor

July 13, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Observer is hiring a creative and entrepreneurial business editor to help us reimagine our coverage of power and the powerful.

You’ll be building and leading a team that reimagines the Observer’s business coverage, with a goal of exploring, explaining and exposing the technology, decisions and people that are shaping our economy and our future.

This is a senior editing role reporting to the EIC, perfect for someone with a broad set of interests and sharp instincts.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working with the EIC to set strategy for business, science and tech coverage.

  • Hiring reporters to execute on that strategy.

  • Working with the visuals and product teams to conceive of and build ambitious data projects.

  • Ensuring we produce trustworthy, deeply reported original journalism.

  • Creating compelling multi-platform storytelling that drives conversation and impact.

What we’re looking for:

  • Enthusiasm for reimagining our brand and building something new.

  • Experience with accountability journalism as well as a track record for producing compelling explanatory work.

  • Excellent editing and analytical skills, with experience working on cross-functional teams.

To apply, go here.

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