Editor-in-Chief

The A.V. Club (Los Angeles, California)

Posted 1 month ago

The A.V. Club is looking for an Editor-in-Chief who is entrepreneurial, enterprising, and comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Bringing their deep expertise of the pop culture realm and a proven track record of leading editorial teams in the digital space is a must.

We’re looking for a strong leader who can inspire a group of writers and editors to create their best work. As Editor-in-Chief, you should have a sharp eye for detail and a passion for all things entertainment related. This person must be committed to diversity, have a clear understanding of journalistic ethics as they relate to cultural criticism and The A.V. Club, and enforces that as necessary across all sections.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the managing editor and video director to guide stories and editorial strategy
  • Liaise between the editorial department and G/O Media’s sales and product teams
  • Manage budget, logistics, and resource allocation for the department
  • Use data insights and analytics to understand our audience, and inform the way curate and edit stories
  • Work with the Senior Talent Partner in managing personnel, staffing, and hiring across a newsroom of writers and editors
  • Organize and maintain weekly, monthly, and annual editorial calendars and ensure deadlines are being met 

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of editorial experience in digital media, including 5 years of experience as an editor
  • Be capable of planning and turning around stories ranging from short news pieces to longer features at a quick pace
  • Experience leading a large editorial team
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills
  • A skilled editor and writer
  • Well organized, with experience managing content calendars
  • Ability to juggle a vibrant daily newsroom’s many needs with ambitious, long-term projects

Apply here.

G/O Media is deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are very strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.

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