Executive Web Editor

The Nation, a progressive media outlet publishing a weekly print magazine and website covering politics, culture, and the arts, seeks an Executive Web Editor to manage our daily digital coverage and develop a digital strategy that supports the Nation‘s mission and grows audience and reach. With a focus on opinion and deep analysis of news and stories of cultural interest, this person will manage the flow of daily content including assigning and editing as needed and coordinate the digital publication of articles from other editors.

We are seeking someone to take thenation.com to the next level, growing our digital audience (web, social, newsletter) and strengthening our political impact by managing the user experience, keeping abreast of new trends and technology, managing pacing and content and by assigning timely, distinctive commentary and analysis that offers a genuinely distinctive progressive perspective on events.

The Executive Web Editor will determine KPIs and implement with the editorial team. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, with deep knowledge of American politics and culture and global events, editorial experience and a familiarity with The Nation. Excellent editorial and news judgement are essential, as well as the ability to craft creative headlines and social media promotions under deadline pressure.

The Executive Web Editor will work with the Editor to set the content strategy for thenation.com and will also work with the President to meet audience development goals and create new digital products.

Position works out of The Nation’s New York City offices. Congenial workplace offering competitive salary and excellent benefits. The Nation Co. LP is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws.

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: [email protected] No phone calls or postal mail please.