Senior Entertainment Editor, Elite Daily
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023
<div><span style="font-size: 11pt">Elite Daily is seeking a Senior Editor to lead its Entertainment vertical. The Senior Editor will oversee and execute vertical-defining stories and goals to create buzz and generate traffic, working alongside senior leadership on Elite Daily to do so. The Senior Editor will exhibit a strong editorial judgment and set the expectations and direction for Elite Daily’s Entertainment team. They’ll also be responsible for booking talent, conducting interviews, attending industry events, and reporting and writing as needed. </span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size: 11pt">The Senior Editor should have experience leading an editorial team, and also come with an established network of industry contacts and a community of freelance writers. They should have experience fielding internal and external pitches and managing assignments from start to finish. The ability to thrive independently and as part of a team, juggle multiple projects, and experience planning and maintaining an editorial calendar of timely features, longer-lead packages, and special issues is a must in this role. Applicants in this role should be comfortable appearing on camera for Editorial Social and Editorial Video, as needed.</span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size: 11pt">You will be a coach and mentor to writers and editors, helping them to approach stories with sharp angles, analysis, and originality. The ability to provide written and verbal feedback that is clear, concise, and in line with overall Elite Daily goals, is a must. You will also be responsible for recruiting writers and editors as needed.</span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size: 11pt">The Senior Editor should feel comfortable working across departments and with vertical editors to collaborate on original story angles, edit pieces in tandem, and implement strategy adjustments as necessary. </span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size: 11pt">This is a hybrid role, based in New York City.</span></div>
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