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