Managing Editor

Ad Age, New York, New York

Date Posted June 24, 2019
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Business/Technology
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


The Managing Editor will spearhead the production process of our print magazine and ensure that our print stories and recurring print features are executed on time and at the highest level.  They will also play a key role in developing and executing the broader editorial strategies of Ad Age and working with the editors to produce conferences, events, special issues and other editorial extensions.

The Managing Editor will provide day-to-day newsroom leadership along with the Executive and Deputy editors, edit print and occasionally web copy, and help writers hone their voices. Key objectives will be:

This position is integral to running a lean, efficient publication that is nimble enough to respond quickly to breaking stories but expert enough to do so in a way that is vital to industry leaders.

Basic Qualifications


Brand Overview

Ad Age is a daily must-read for an influential audience of decision makers and disruptors across the marketing and media landscape.

Created in 1930 to cover a burgeoning industry with objectivity, accuracy, and fairness, Ad Age continues to be powered by award-winning journalism. Today, Ad Age is a global media brand focusing on curated creativity, data and analysis, people and culture, and innovation and forecasting.

From vital print editions to must-attend events and innovative platform offerings, its industry-leading offerings include the coveted A-List & Creativity Awards, the Ad Age Next Conference, and proprietary data such as the Leading National Advertisers Report from the Ad Age Datacenter.


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