Editor, Retail

Industry Dive, Washington, District of Columbia

Date PostedJuly 10, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Retail Editor will direct our coverage of the retail industry, from monitoring the beat and identifying stories for coverage to assigning and editing short and long-form stories. You will lead a small team of journalists, field pitches and edit stories, report and write stories, send out email newsletters and work on special projects. This position will report to a managing editor.

What you can bring to the table:

  • Proven editing, writing and reporting skills.
  • Ability to lead a team of journalists and direct coverage to grow our audience and elevate the editorial product.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze business concepts, industry trends, and major news stories.
  • Strong digital news knowledge as well as tuned-in instincts for news judgment, feature editing, headline writing, and more.
  • Deadline-oriented time management skills; ability to edit and write stories on tight deadlines.
  • Bachelor's degree or better in journalism, English or similar field.
  • 3-5 years' experience in business journalism; a focus on the retail beat is preferable.

To apply please email Wendy McWhorter at recruiting@industrydive.com with your resume, cover letter and 3 clips. 

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