Managing Editor - Ziff Davis

Editorial New York, New York


Position at AskMen

Ziff Davis is looking for a Managing Editor for The ideal candidate should have a strong background in content strategy and SEO, in addition to sharp editing skills and social media prowess. Experience in commerce content is also a major plus!

As the managing editor of, you will be reporting to the Executive Editor and leading a small team of senior to associate editors, as well as freelance writers. You’ll manage the editorial calendar and budget, and will be tasked with reporting KPIs as you grow the audience for the brand. If you’re an editor who informs your strategy with data, even better! 


  • Oversee publishing and promotion on a daily basis 
  • Build editorial calendar and roster of kickass freelance writer pool 
  • Stay on top of news and relevant trends to ensure the site is producing content that drives traffic
  • Monitor analytics daily/weekly/monthly to meet traffic goals (unique visitors, time spent, Google search referrals, social and site engagement) 
  • Manage staff and freelance editors and writers
  • Brainstorm initiatives that drive revenue and brand growth 


  • At least 5 years of experience in digital editorial
  • Experience developing content strategy for a major lifestyle brand 
  • Proven track record of driving traffic and revenue 
  • Keen understanding of Google Analytics, content management systems, SEO best practices, Chartbeat, social media and sponsored content 
  • At least a BA in journalism, English, communications, marketing