Bustle is seeking a Deputy Entertainment Editor to oversee day-to-day operations within our Entertainment vertical. We're looking for someone who's excited to be the creative & strategic lead of our coverage, overseeing everything from celebrity news to the latest in music, TV, books, & movies. In addition to leading the team in creating robust news & service articles, the role will involve overseeing celebrity profiles, thoughtful analysis, & industry exclusives. As the vertical's strategic lead, this position is responsible for growing & monitoring traffic & using insights to inform future strategy & coverage opportunities.
The ideal candidate should have experience managing a full-time staff & be confident leading & mentoring a large team of entertainment editors. Candidates should be confident in identifying new coverage opportunities & reinvigorating existing practices, be eager to take point in developing coverage plans for live events, & prioritize diversity & inclusivity in content perspectives. They should be well sourced within the Entertainment industry, have an impressive contact book, & be confident working closely with celebrity talent. The ideal candidate will bring with them a diverse network of freelancers, a thirst for being first to a story, & a clear eyed understanding of who the Bustle reader is.