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Managing Editor

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Looking for an experienced managing editor to build a news team from scratch, help reframe the way consumers think about job skill training and education and take this message to the world.

Where YOU Can Make an Impact

-Build, operate and manage a world-class editorial team from scratch with little oversight. You will have complete control of hiring and team structure.
-Devise and maintain new editorial guidelines and processes, including integration with cross-functional teams.
-Consistently branding content with a unique voice and angle
-Drive public perception of online education and the career trends news cycle.
-Uphold our high editorial standards while producing a large volume of content.
-Foster an environment of communication and growth for team members.
-Build and maintain relationships with external media organizations and news publications. Support outreach team in the pitching of guest post opportunities.
-Liaise with marketing, product, and engineering teams to ensure content is consistent with overall business strategy.

Your Experience
-Experience hiring, training and coaching, with the ability to offer clear guidance and deliver constructive criticism, including negative reviews if needed.
-Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills.
-Good sense of narrative, style, and strategy.
-Ability to work accurately and independently in a deadline-driven environment.
-Ability to lead by example in an environment that encourages employees to improve themselves.
-Strong organizational skills with proven ability to juggle multiple stories across formats to meet deadlines.
-Comfort with ambiguity and rapid change—while we are part of a larger organization, we act like a startup and will continue to innovate and grow.
-Demonstrated growth in readership preferred

Basic Qualifications
-A minimum of 5 years experience successfully managing teams of writers or editors at a news outlet with at least 150,000 in daily circulation or 3 million unique visitors monthly preferred.
-Experience covering careers and education space is a big plus.
-A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing, or an equivalent combination of formal education and directly related experience, is required.
-Fundamental knowledge of digital marketing and SEO preferred

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