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Posted in Writing/Editing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Hearst Digital Media seeks a Deputy Editor to oversee day-to-day editorial operations including story assigning, editing, and managing editorial workflow for The Deputy Editor will ensure that the site has a daily mix of compelling and engaging stories, as well as think farther out about bigger features and packages. This position will report to the site director of

  • Oversee scheduling, editing and publishing of daily story lineup, ensuring a robust mix of content that reflects the voice of

  • Manage a team of editors across different verticals, developing them and planning with them to produce smart, engaging content

  • Constantly be on top of the news and trends to surface compelling stories that have the potential to go viral and get attention

  • Have an innate grasp of the audience and voice

  • Approve daily editorial lineup and top-edit stories, which includes a mix of breaking news, long-form features, personal essays, and original photo stories and videos

  • Assign stories to and manage relationships with freelancers

  • Work with the partnerships and search teams on content creation


  • 8 - 10 years’ editorial experience, with at least 5 years in digital

  • Background in management, with a love of mentoring and coaching

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Keen sense of news cycle and story ideation

  • Robust network of freelancers to call upon

  • Strong organizational skills

  • High internet news metabolism with a willingness to work

  • Strong grasp of social media

  • Well-versed in using various analytics tools (Google Analytics,, Omniture, Facebook Insights, etc.)