Managing Editor Job Description

A Managing Editor job description template to hire for your Media department.

About the Managing Editor position

We are looking for a skilled Managing Editor to oversee our company’s daily publishing operations. You will be reporting only to the editor in chief and supervise writers٫ editors and other staff.

A managing editor combines the innovativeness of a writer with the practical focus of an operations manager. You should be able to suggest ideas for stories and see them through to publication. We expect excellent organizational and leaderships skills as well as a unique problem-solving ability.

Managing Editor responsibilities are:

  • Overssing daily publishing operations
  • Understanding projects
  • Implementing strategies to meet deadlines
  • Coordinating meetings with subordinate members
  • Resolving company issues
  • Attending exhibitions/events

Managing Editor requirements are:

  • Experience as a Managing Editor
  • Great knowledge of copywriting٫ editing and proofreading
  • Familiar with MS Office٫ SEO٫  wordpress and other applications
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent planning skills
  • BA/BSc in Journalism or a related field

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