Editor, Tech

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TechCrunch is a leading technology media publisher, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. Founded in June 2005, TechCrunch reaches over 15 million unique visitors globally. TechCrunch hosts major world renowned events including Disrupt, TC Sessions, and Startup Battlefield, which serve as community platforms for industry conversation and collaboration. TechCrunch recently launched a new membership program called Extra Crunch that offers original research and reporting, limited advertising, conference calls, and more. TechCrunch is looking for an Editor (news/business) who can work with a team of editors and writers to cover the growing startup ecosystem and the larger tech industry. TechCrunch's mission is to tell the stories behind the stories. Responsibilities: As an editor for our Extra Crunch product, you will contribute your voice and leadership skills to this mission. You'll need know the difference between revenue, loss, earnings, GAAP and non-GAAP and be able to edit articles for readers on what that means and why it matters in language suitable for human beings. Top candidates will have the ability to handle multiple stories concurrently, the desire to publish news quickly and accurately in a fast-paced media environment. Qualifications: Have several years of experience in journalism Have the ability to edit content of varying lengths and writing styles Are adept at working with writers of varying skills to produce well-reported and polished news pieces and features Possess knowledge of SEO basics Understand the importance of tagging content Love the intricacies of content management systems Can write headlines that capture the imagination of readers Know how to work with writers to develop stories that haven't even begun to materialize yet Respectable work ethic