Dezeen requires a managing editor to join its award-winning team in Hoxton, London.
Dezeen seeks an experienced managing editor to help run its editorial team and manage its content output.
This is a new role we are creating in response to our growing team and the increasing volume of content we produce.
Working with the editor-in-chief, editor and deputy editor, the managing editor will coordinate and manage editorial output on www.dezeen.com.
We are looking for a multi-tasker who is unfazed by deadlines and experienced in getting the best out of young writers.
The right candidate will be assertive, diplomatic and possess excellent planning, communication and time-management skills. Experience in a busy newsroom is essential.
Duties will include:
- running editorial meetings, taking and circulating notes and ensuring that actions are followed up and deadlines met
- managing staff including scheduling appraisals, providing feedback and organising training courses
- manage editorial budgets
- help manage special editorial projects
- liaise and coordinate with other departments including our social media, video, sales and recruitment teams
Dezeen prides itself on the quality of its writing so an eagle eye for punctuation, spelling and grammar is essential, as is the ability to thrive under pressure and work at speed without sacrificing accuracy.
An understanding of how digital journalism works is vital. Writing, editing and production skills would be useful.
Candidate should send a CV and cover letter as well as an outline of salary expectations. This position is based at our office in Hoxton, London.
Due to the anticipated volume of applications, we regretfully will only respond to candidates selected for interview.