Editor in Chief

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Job Description – Editor in Chief

 

The Company – We are a global media company with news and events properties in the blockchain/bitcoin space.

 

The Opportunity – Our Company is looking for an Editor-in-Chief to lead and grow an established brand beyond a corporate blog site into a full-fledged global and multi-language news organization. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker with strong leadership skills that can set/communicate the tone and editorial direction across the entire organization. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of inspiring teams to achieve editorial excellence.

 

You’ll work with the managing editor and foreign language bureau chiefs across the globe to reimagine a technology news site and build it from the ground up under an already established brand. 

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set the strategic editorial policy for the site commensurate with the company's overall goals
     
  • Ensure the site's content in text, video and audio meets the highest standards of editorial excellence and that it positions the brand as the authoritative voice in the space
     
  • Safeguard the site's unique philosophy in the technology space. Ensure that the brand is well respected and presented in the best of light.
     
  • Oversee daily production of the site's output across multiple distribution channels and platforms.
     
  • Meet growth targets and build a loyal and engaged audience.
     
  • Hire, retain and develop editorial staff
     
  • Manage the departmental budgets
     
  • Represent the brand as EIC at conferences and events to meet company goals

 

Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills with at least 5 years of experience managing a team of remote journalists from various cultures and countries. 
  • High levels of integrity and initiative, and a principled passion for technology and journalism
  • Exceptional editorial judgement and editorial skills
  • Ability to generate original ideas for creative and engaging technology related content
  • Willingness to collaborate with other reporters, editors, and media partners.
  • Strong collaborative skills, including experience of liaising with stakeholders including C level executives.