Huffpost Greece seeks a Managing Editor


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About The Role
We're looking for a savvy digital journalist who possesses:

  • Relevant experience and strong editorial judgment, who loves powerful storytelling, hard-hitting journalism, technology, and social media

  • Top-notch editing skills, both for dailies and long-form

  • Commitment to mentorship and helping junior-level editors and reporters grow as journalists and deliver their best work

  • A strong sense of humor (a must, not a plus) and an authentic voice

  • Respect and appreciation for HuffPost and its mission

Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and coordinating editorial and production aspects of HuffPost front page -be it breaking news, features or longform stories.

  • Determining better workflow for content production/adaptation and regular feature management distribution to increase reach and audiences

  • Selecting, creating, writing, delegating, publishing and editing content

  • Daily maintenance of the news sections and HuffPost front page

  • Incorporating multi-media elements into the site sections

  • Working to distribute content through social networking methods and other online methods alongside the production and publishing of the content

  • Daily writing and rewriting of news posts

  • Developing and executing online and social media strategies to grow new audience

  • Monitoring growth and performance of HuffPost against determined metrics

  • Oversee publishing process, making sure best standards and practices are being implemented

  • You will report to the EiC and work closely to support international strategy

Requirements

Ideal candidates should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience working with news, politics content

  • Minimum 3 years online experience, including content management systems and site platforms

  • Deep understanding of editorial, including breaking news, features, entertainment and culture

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Strong network of relevant industry contacts

  • Expert knowledge of effective online content distribution methods, including content sharing and link distribution, and social networking tools

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Track record of developing and executing strategies to significantly grow audiences

  • Excellent site management skills

  • Positive, collaborative team player

  • Enthusiastic self-starter

  • Independent

  • Innovative problem solver, exceptional communicator

  • Thrives under pressure

  • Someone who understands the HuffPost brand


Please submit your CV to hr@huffingtonpost.gr, Ref. Code: HP/FPE0318