Managing Editor

Playbill Inc.
New York, NY

Job Details


Position Summary: The Managing Editor will lead the Editorial Staff’s overall focus, planning, and execution on non-branded editorial content.

Reports to: Vice President

· Oversee the Edit Staff’s non-branded editorial content production and direction
· Manage Editorial staff’s production remotely during the current work from home environment
· Tap into strong relationships with industry veterans and publicists to get access where needed
· Pinpoint what the best content is to focus on for the Playbill audience (which is comprised of both theatre fans and industry insiders)
· Edit staff content when needed
· Analyze and structure the reporting of weekly and monthly website traffic and social media numbers to see what content performs best for the Playbill audience
· Lead a weekly editorial meeting with the staff to plan upcoming projects
· Choosing and editing editorial for the publication of the magazine when printing resumes
· Work with print production team to ensure timeliness on printing deadlines and placement of ads and stories

· 3+ years of leading an editorial staff
· Must have an ability to bring their own voice to editorial coverage
· Must have a wide-ranging knowledge of and experience in the performing arts, including Film and TV
· Must have strong contacts within the theatre industry to maximize immediate productivity
· Must have a proven track record of team management
· Must have willingness to work weekends when necessary (if Breaking News occurs)

Salary: TBD



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