Assistant Managing Editor, Advice Products

U.S. News & World Report

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted January 12, 2022
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Consumer
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.usnews.com/

Description:

U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years. Our platforms on usnews.com include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.

We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.

We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at U.S. News. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullest. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative.

Your role in helping us shape the future:

U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive. In this position, you will use your strengths and skills to create and oversee advice product content for consumers in our education, money, health and real estate spaces. This content helps readers who are lower in the funnel make decisions when choosing things like a college, grad school, K-12 school, online degree program, diet, hospital, over-the-counter medication, nursing home, city/place to live, career, stock, mutual fund and ETF. Our consumer advice product content includes profiles, ranking lists, guides and other content aimed at helping readers make decisions. This content generally excludes articles and slideshows.

In this role, you’ll also manage and lead an in-house team of editors, and work closely with digital producers, SEO experts and product team members to deliver helpful and actionable advice content to our readers.

Are you up to the challenge?

You should be a nimble editor and leader who is skilled at juggling several tasks at once, can manage projects with ease and can lead a team of talented editors.

As part of the job, you’ll:

Please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

You should definitely have:

It would be nice if you had:

What it’s like to work with us:

Talent is our best asset!

We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.

· Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrity

· Focus on fostering personal and professional growth

· Competitive benefits including paid vacation time, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training

· Collaborative Work Environment ~ Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workers

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