Managing Editor - USA, The Catholic Herald - DC

Location
Washington DC
Salary
Competitive, dependent on experience
Posted
Aug 19, 2019
Closes
Sep 19, 2019
Industry
Journalist
Sector
Digital, News, Online
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

The Catholic Herald is inviting applications for the role of Managing Editor in our highly professional offices in the centre of Washington DC.

Start date: Immediately

Probation period: 3 months

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee all US editorial activities
  • Collaborating with UK editor Luke Coppen to determine topics and content for print and online editions
  • Plan and manage all daily operations
  • Supervising Catholic Herald USA research unit
  • Commission leading Catholic writers where relevant
  • Manage partnerships and seek commercial opportunities
  • Attend events on behalf of Catholic Herald US
  • Manage schedules and deadlines
  • Oversee distribution of product
  • Work closely with the Head of Events, Marketing and PR in the UK to strategise an effective marketing plan
  • Be accountable for subscriber numbers and activity
  • Analyse performance across company KPIs


REPORTING

  • The Managing Editor will report to the Chairman and the Board of Directors


CAREER PROGRESSION

  • The Managing Editor will have the opportunity to regularly contribute to Catholic Herald USA
  • A successful placement may result in full-time employ.


Journalistic experience useful but not essential. Understanding of the Catholic Church in the USA is essential.

TO APPLY

Please complete the application form below with a copy of your resume and a covering letter.

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