Managing Editor

Remote (United States)

Babylist is looking for an organized Managing Editor to oversee the daily operations of our Editorial team. You’re part editor, part project manager, and are skilled at editing and writing, creating and managing processes and ensuring deadlines are met. You’re also an excellent people manager who is excited about growing people in their careers. This role reports to the Director of Editorial. 

What’ll You Do 

  • Create and oversee the editorial calendar, including regular updates to evergreen content, new content and special projects, across channels, as well as ensure the calendar is up to date with relevant events and occasions
  • Manage early-career and senior writers and production assistants for performance and professional development
  • Edit content across channels to ensure user-centricity, brand voice and editorial standards
  • Streamline and/or create workflows and content creation processes across channels to help team members work together efficiently and effectively
  • Partner with design, social and video on visual storytelling
  • Oversee updates to various team documentation, including onboarding, product safety, etc.
  • Work with the Babylist Health Advisory Board members on reviewing and creating content

Who You Are

  • 5+ years editorial experience at a lifestyle publication
  • A skilled editor with a solid understanding of SEO best practices and multiplatform content
  • A strong people manager, with experience managing both internal editorial staff and freelancers
  • Extremely organized, with a passion for streamlining systems and processes, and can manage multiple priorities while meeting deadlines
  • A great communicator on paper and in person with excellent creative and copywriting skills
  • Demonstrated a strong empathy for users
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Knowledge of web analytics tools (Google Analytics, Moz, keyword analytics tools) and how to read and report on data
  • Experience with video and social a plus

Why You Will Love Working At Babylist

  • We are a remote first company and invest in infrastructure you’ll need to be supported and successful: tools, opportunities to connect with colleagues, and a stipend to help you set up your office
  • We build products that have a positive impact on millions of people’s lives
  • We work at a sustainable pace which means work/life balance is a real thing here
  • We believe technology and data can solve hard problems 
  • We believe in exceptional management 
  • We are committed to providing an actively antiracist organization and doing the work to support differences of all kinds
  • We offer competitive pay and meaningful opportunities for career advancement
  • We have great benefits like company paid medical, dental, and vision, a generous paid parental leave policy, and 401k with company match
  • We care about employee wellbeing with perks for physical, mental and emotional health, parenting, childcare, and financial planning

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