National Managing Editor

Posted on Dec 16, 2018 by The Athletic Media Company

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
About Us The Athletic is a subscription-based media publisher of smarter sports coverage for die-hard fans. Founded in 2016, The Athletic's full-time writers, alongside talented contributors and freelancers, have produced thousands of in-depth articles for subscribers free of ads, pop-ups and auto-play videos. With coverage in 45 markets and counting across North America, readers can count on in-depth, authentic storytelling written by talented local and national sports journalists like Ken Rosenthal, Pierre LeBrun, Seth Davis, Stewart Mandel, and many more. Our employees are talented reporters, writers, editors, engineers, designers, marketers, brand strategists and more, who are committed to helping sports fans fall in love with the sports page again. About the Role The Athletic is seeking a National Managing Editor to help oversee many facets of our wide-ranging operations. The ideal candidate will have a successful history of creating premium content for a digital storytelling platform, the ability to manage and collaborate with a large staff, a keen eye for packaging stories for a discerning reader, and an abundance of story ideas. The ability to juggle many priorities simultaneously as well as thrive in a 24-7 environment is a must. This is a senior-level position. Responsibilities Oversight and production of our big-picture special projects, which includes planning, coordinating and leading packages that span across city, national or both Oversight of our weekly or bi-weekly thematic packages, which are done in conjunction with our national and local editors and writers Management and oversight of our universal copy editing desk, which serves our network on nights and weekends Quality control efforts across our sites Oversight of New York-based art director and photo editor, positions which we are planning to fill in Q1 of 2019 Requirements At least 10 years in a management capacity Extensive knowledge of sports

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