Enterprise Editor - Mashable (US)

EditorialRemote, New York Remote - United States Connecticut New Jersey


Description

Position at Spiceworks

Mashable is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced editor for our enterprise journalism team. The editor will help lead coverage of a range of topics across Mashable verticals, including our content revolving around social impact, activism, identities, and innovative efforts to tackle the world's most pressing problems, especially as they intersect with technology.


This editor will have the opportunity to shape the direction of Mashable’s enterprise journalism, and will be encouraged to experiment with storytelling styles and formats, from virtual reality experiences and audio to live and virtual events. 


The ideal candidate is eager to work with a small, but talented team taking smart, nuanced, and intersectional approaches to important issues, from LGBTQ rights and accessibility to feminism and diversity challenges in tech and digital spaces. This candidate should have an interest in writing about racial justice and equity, and should have a love of technology, innovation, and web culture. Please indicate in your cover letter where your passions lie. A willingness to both learn and lead and be flexible is imperative.


The ideal candidate will have proven reporting and editing experience and should be comfortable coaching writers through original reporting, research, and storytelling in a tone that is conversational and engaging. 


The ideal candidate should also be comfortable gauging audience interest to help guide coverage and should be able to help grow a loyal and engaged following for the Mashable brand. 


This editor will work in a fast-paced environment, and should have a strategic, critical eye — all while balancing diversity, sensitivity, and inclusivity in everything they cover.


The Day to Day


  • Assign, edit, and/or write 2-3 unique or trending stories per day 
  • Oversee a team of writers and the daily workflow of Mashable’s Social Good coverage
    Support the Mashable team’s overarching enterprise journalism with coaching for reporters and sensitivity reads for content across verticals
  • Coaching, managing, and editing both Mashable staff writers and freelancers
  • Maintaining an enterprise editorial calendar
  • Working across the Mashable newsroom to ensure inclusive coverage in all sections
  • Driving photo stories, videos, and other long-term projects and alternative storytelling formats

Qualifications


  • Minimum 3-5 years writing experience, a body of work that should include coverage of social justice, intersectionality, accessibility, and DEI issues
  • Minimum 3-5 years editing experience, a body of work that should include coverage of social justice, intersectionality, accessibility, and DEI issues
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid news writing skills and a critical eye
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable managing sensitive topic areas
  • A self-starter as well as a team player 
  • Knowledge of digital, social, and tech spaces and industry
  • Understands audience listening, including using trending and historical audience data to drive successful content plans