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Innovation & Disruption Section Editor

Job ID: 4877
Job Views: 67
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Job Category: Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 05.03.2021

Job Description

The Global Lens Section Editor will articulate a clear vision for a team of staff and freelance writers that they will build from scratch. They’ll be responsible for assigning and editing a steady stream of thought-leading work for a daily publication. An ideal candidate will have a global sensibility and plan to assign around their weaknesses on regional expertise. This position is ideal for an editor with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Hiring a strong team of beat reporters and coaching the team to see connections across their work
  • Helping the managing editor articulate a clear vision for the department that offers a unique approach to global news
  • Developing and refining story ideas
  • Commissioning and publishing pieces for launch
  • Reviewing and editing editorial bylaws
  • Managing and editing non-journalists and outside expert contributors
  • Be ever focused on how these topic areas impact our audience

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated thought leadership on big global issues
  • Experience managing and coaching a team
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong story development skills
  • Rolodex of freelancers and sources
  • Capacity to write and supervise content on a daily platform
  • Commitment to viewing all stories through an equity lens
  • Proven track record collaborating across teams
  • Expertise in these subject areas and proven ability translating that expertise for a broad popular audience
  • Experience collaborating with an art department and designers
  • Demonstrated experience writing about these areas in an unconventional way
  • Location: Washington, D.C. preferred
  • Competitive salary 
  • Automatic 5% Employer Contribution to 401(k)  
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental with a fully covered medical plan for families  
  • Vacation package + 10 sick days + company holidays  
  • Monthly cellphone, gym, and commuter stipend  
  • 3 months fully paid family leave  
  • Life and AD&D Insurance  
  • Access to mental health resources 

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