Crain’s New York Business

Managing Editor
Crain’s New York Business seeks a dynamic leader and experienced editor to guide its digital and print news team. This New York–based editor will operate at a high level, executing the strategic direction set in concert with the Publisher/Executive Editor and Editor for the newsroom. The individual in this role will likely succeed the existing editor in the next 12 to 24 months, so strong leadership skills and a drive to innovate and develop strategy are critical.

The Managing Editor will be a hands-on editor, managing a team of reporters, editors, researchers, designers, visual journalists and multimedia producers on a day-to-day basis. This position will report to Editor Robert Hordt and support efforts that create outstanding journalism that builds loyalty, trust and engagement. We are looking for a digitally savvy leader who can inspire excellence and innovation.

The ideal candidate will have significant experience managing a daily news team online and in print. The candidate will possess keen editorial judgment and a deep knowledge of New York’s business, political and cultural scene. The candidate also will have first-hand experience running a digital news operation and know how to grow audience by developing unique, timely and useful content.
12 October 2020