Mic is looking for a full-time editor to manage the site's daily editorial operations. This is a senior role & we're looking for a creative thinker excited at the prospect of helping to define our approach to daily coverage, refine our voice, & grow the Mic audience.
As managing editor, you will be responsible for oversight of the editorial calendar & schedules, weekly brainstorms, & pitch workflows for features, packages, & long-term planning. You will also work alongside senior editors to approve, develop, commission, & edit daily original reporting & features. You will be directly involved in brand building, daily programming decisions, social distribution, newsletters, & more.
Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in working on content that contends with culture, politics, identity, race, LGBTQ experiences, intersectional feminism, & climate change.
We are looking for a proven leader who can inspire excellence & innovation in addition to applying a careful, critical eye to incoming stories across the site.
This position will report to the Executive Editor & support efforts that create outstanding journalism that builds loyalty, trust, & recognition of the Mic brand.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6-8 years of experience editing full time for a national publication, working entirely or predominantly online. This person must be able to edit multiple pieces a day, work in a fast-paced newsroom, & maintain a high level of organization.