|Date Posted||February 20, 2021|
Seeking Finance Managing Editor
International Business Times is seeking a fast paced senior digital editor to lead to help build out the website and lead the US breaking news team. Successful candidates will have a business and / or finance journalism background.
Understanding of the markets - including traditional equities and economic indicators - as well as crypto and other emerging investing opportunities is a must.
Successful candidates will grow and an in-house team as well as coordinate with global teams. The candidate will also aggressively build out networks of contributors and freelancers across a number of topics, primarily equities and investing, analysis and opinion.
In addition to business, the editor will assign, edit and publish stories that meet IBTimes's editorial standards on a wide range of breaking news topics, including politics natural disasters, crime, weather, business and technology. The editor must be able to identify these stories, manage assignments to play to reporters' strengths and edit quickly and accurately. The ideal candidate will hold writers to high standards, whether on quick hits or longer-term assignments.
Skills and Experience:-
At least 8 years of experience in finance journalism.
Quality sources from the markets and investing world.
Digital editing experience a must
Excellent news judgment across a range of subjects.
Experience serving business or finance readers
Some experience covering US politics required.-
Ability to identify breaking news quickly -
A quick, clean writer and editor.
Ability to work fast under pressure is essential-
Experience leading teams is a must ----
IBT Media is a fast growing global digital news organization, delivering news and insight to over 30 million monthly readers across the world. With innovations across the newsroom and the platform, we are engaging a new generation of readers with content that speaks to their interests, analysis that serve their businesses, and insight to make sense of a globally connected world.