Executive Editor

New York, NY

The web edition of the award-winning current affairs magazine The Week is looking for an Executive Editor to lead the US digital team. The successful candidate will be an experienced digital editor with the talent and energy to build an audience for high-quality digital journalism.

Like its sister print publication, The Week’s website publishes a smart and eclectic range of briefings, digests, discussions, and reviews which are distilled from a wide variety of sources. Our regular reader look to us for analysis, context, and commentary, as well as an open-minded digest of reporting from across the political spectrum.

The Week publishes print magazines in the UK and the US and is in the process of bringing together its UK and US websites into a single international site.

What you'll be doing…

You will lead and manage the US digital editorial team, taking responsibility for the day-to-day running of US output, setting editorial standards, and delivering the quality our readers expect. You will develop editorial strategies in line with The Week's print strategies & expand our digital products that complement The Week’s brand values.

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve…

  • Proven leadership qualities.
  • Substantial experience editing online news.
  • Experience building digital audiences through search, social media, and referrals
  • A good grasp of the digital media landscape and an understanding of the challenges the industry faces.

What's in it for you…

We have a number of awesome perks available to our staff. We offer huge opportunities to learn and develop, whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects, or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues. We have a fantastic culture where we really do care about our people and want everyone to succeed. Varied roles mean you’re not pigeonholed into one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience.

Additional benefits include health Insurance; ranging from medical to dental and even vision care, 401k match and monthly munchies, bagel Fridays, fresh fruit & snacks, and coffee and tea on tap.

And to top it all off, not only do we offer unlimited holidays because we trust you to manage your workload and time but we also offer a share in our success whereby every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year.

Please note, the salary range for this position is $80,000-105,000

Internal job family level E4

Who are we…

We’re Future. We’re 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events, and magazines. We’ve got ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities and we’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of it.

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Our Future, Our Responsibility - Inclusion, and Diversity at Future

We have a voice and we’re going to use it. We promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do. We’re an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process is free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination, and respecting of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values and employees - current and future - are treated with respect and fairness. Find out more about Our Future, Our Responsibility on our website.

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