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Editor-In-Chief, Prevention

Hearst

New York, NY 04-19-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Your impact:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Editor-in-Chief to lead the editorial team and drive the content strategy for the Prevention brand. The ideal candidate is a seasoned editor with a strong background in content creation, editorial management, and strategic planning. As the Editor-in-Chief, you will be responsible for shaping the editorial voice, overseeing content production, and ensuring that content aligns with the brand vision and resonates with the target audience. In addition, you will work closely with all brand stakeholders, particularly the business leads on membership and ecommerce initiatives and the advertising team on revenue generating initiatives.

What you'll do:

Content Strategy and Planning
• Develop and execute a comprehensive content strategy that aligns with the company's goals and resonates with the target audience.
• Conceive and oversee planning and execution of monthly print magazine and cross-platform editorial calendar.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure content supports business, marketing and branding objectives.

Editorial Leadership
• Lead and inspire a team of writers, editors, and content creators to consistently deliver high-quality, engaging content.
• Provide guidance on content creation, style, and tone to maintain a cohesive and distinctive editorial voice.

Collaboration and Content Creation
• Review and edit content for clarity, consistency, and adherence to brand guidelines.
• Plan and create the monthly print magazine: including assigning, writing and top editing stories.
• Foster collaboration between editorial, design, and other departments to create multimedia content that enhances the overall user experience.
• Implement and maintain editorial standards, ensuring all content is accurate, well-researched, and meets the highest quality standards.
• Communicate effectively with stakeholders, including senior management, to share editorial strategies, goals, and performance metrics.

Audience Engagement
• Analyze audience data, feedback, and industry trends to continuously optimize content and engagement strategies.
• Implement SEO best practices to enhance content visibility and reach a wider audience.

Innovation and Creativity
• Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging content formats to innovate and keep our content fresh and engaging.
• Experiment with new ideas, projects and formats to captivate and retain the audience.

Qualifications:
• 15+ years of experience working for an editorial brand, ideally in the lifestyle space or at a service-oriented brand
• Strong editing and writing skills, with a keen eye for detail and an understanding of various content formats
• Excellent editorial, visual, strategic, and creative skills, with deep knowledge of the magazine process
• Self-starter who brings enthusiasm for juggling the many shifting priorities that come with leading a brand and is constantly thinking about brand's future
• Leadership skills, including ability to find and motivate creative talent, to delegate effectively, to effect change, and to create a collaborative environment that allows staff members to shine
• Experience working with brand stakeholders who bring different perspectives to the process
• Experience with new revenue streams
• Strong communication and decision-making skills
• Familiarity with SEO best practices and content analytics tools.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to evolving industry trends.
• Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, liberal arts, or other relevant area

The base salary for this role is between $185,000 and $250,000 . The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as: transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj0yew-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $185,000 to $250,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Hearst

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.