10 Best Managing Editor Job Descriptions

Managing Editor Job summary 1

In this role as Managing Editor you will be responsible for the successful delivery of projects for a particular product line, from contract signing until delivery of final product. This includes managing costs, schedules and fiscal output budgets; keeping stakeholders informed of any variance; maintaining high-level contact with the author/editor throughout the project life cycle; and ensuring the quality of the final product(s).

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The Managing Editor oversees all facets of publication operations, including online and in print, the book program, the Weekly Digest, and podcasts. We are seeking a creative individual with a knack for language, strong editorial skills, and a vision for how publications can enhance the ways in which we fulfills our mission.

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Managing Editor Job summary 3

The Managing Editor reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for overall content, production, and distribution of a magazine.

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Managing Editor Job summary 4

As Managing Editor, you will be responsible for building strong relationships both internally and externally. You will manage the production of e-newsletter, write and edit articles for news media, internal channels, and other media outlets.

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We are looking for a Managing Editor with content editing experience, excellent communication skills and a fierce desire to help clients find success. We value energy, passion, authenticity and creativity. Who you are: someone who is dedicated to the written word, accuracy, your clients and your fellow team members. You are a curious, lifelong learner who collaborates well with others and is always a team player.

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We are looking for a Managing Editor with a proven track record in the field of journalism/publishing, either as a journalist and/or an editor. A strong commitment to high-quality writing, editorial standards, and efficient publishing practices is essential. Candidates should also have excellent editing and reporting skills; demonstrated ability to manage, develop, and engage effectively with outside industry professionals; strong knowledge of print and digital publishing best practices; the ability to execute multiple assignments under tight deadlines; and the ability to plan and develop strategies to support the publication. Knowledge of the automotive aftermarket industry is preferred, but not required.

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Managing Editor Job summary 7

The Managing Editor will work directly with the Editor in Chief to establish and maintain editorial vision for the website and social media platforms. You will be responsible for managing a team of in-house staff writers and freelancers to create content for the website across all verticals. You’ll also be responsible for maintaining our editorial calendar, and using Google Analytics to grow site traffic, implementing key findings to help make decisions regarding editorial direction. You will also work with our in-house Account Manager to design/develop custom content ideas and platforms for advertising campaigns.

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Managing Editor Job summary 8

The Managing Editor is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the newsroom, from making story, photo and video assignments, to laying out pages, posting content online, posting on social media to drive traffic to online edition. The Managing Editor makes sure each weekly publication meets its production schedule to ensure that press times are met. The managing editor works closely with the editor and news editor to plan story projects or story lines to follow up on. The Managing Editor makes sure news editor keeps up on assignments, assignment calendar and assists with making sure breaking news is covered in a thorough way. The Managing Editor edits copy, and/or imports or exports copy to and from the weekly publications and writes editorials. The Managing Editor is responsible for making sure pages are completed and meet production schedules. The Managing Editor assists the editor in fielding and mediating phone calls from the public, meeting with visiting politicians and various community members and handling personnel issues. The Managing Editor helps to write editorials, with one or two contributions expected each week. The Managing Editor meets daily with the news editor to coordinate assignments and to plan stories, meets individually with reporters to go over stories and holds periodic gatherings with the staff to go over goals and to discuss problems.

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Managing Editor Job summary 9

This is a highly responsible professional Managing Editor position involving difficult and complex work comprising of a variety of tasks requiring independent decisions within established practices.

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Managing Editor Job summary 10

As a Managing Editor, you will directly manage a team of Copywriters and work to ensure copy aligns with business goals and adheres to brand voice and tone guidelines, internal marketing scopes, and marketing channel best practices. In addition to providing clear, consistent editorial feedback on all copy projects, you will work with writers to develop their skills. You’ll also hold weekly 1:1s with Copywriters and meet regularly with marketing and functional leadership to align Copy team development, capabilities, and availability with marketing plans and content needs.

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