Quartz is seeking an editor based in New York to join its Growth team and play a pivotal role in its development. Your mandate will be to help grow Quartz’s global audience on existing platforms and to develop strategies for identifying new ones.
The Growth editor should be immersed in the social conversation, be adept at SEO, and have strong instincts for the stories that audiences find engaging. You are at your best brainstorming ideas, working with writers and editors to hone theirs, identifying unique angles, and crafting creative approaches to finding an audience for them. You get a kick out of taking other people’s work and making it shine.
Specifically, the Growth editor will collaborate with writers, editors, and video journalists on everything from daily news and features to series and launches of big editorial initiatives. Daily responsibilities will include optimizing and packaging stories, using data to inform new strategies, working with the newsroom on best practices, and identifying and maintaining relationships with external partners and platforms. This editor will be intellectually curious, enjoy experimenting to figure out what works, and be hungry to understand the world better. She will bring a strong news sense to her editorial sensibility.
This position requires someone who has a facility with data, an entrepreneurial approach to their work, and the ability to move quickly while maintaining accuracy. You will be a team player who is able to multitask in a fast-paced global newsroom. The editor will have at least three to five years of professional experience in digital journalism.
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