Based in NYC
COOLS is seeking a Managing Editor to oversee our day-to-day editorial workflow and operations. This person has their finger on the pulse of fashion and current affairs to ensure that our content is relevant, relatable and on voice with COOLS’ identity. Here’s what you’ll do…
Oversee the development of original digital content on a wide range of topics within fashion, beauty and lifestyle.
Supervise, mentor and guide in-house and freelance writers and editors.
Direct day-to-day editorial workflow, managing deadlines and scheduling to ensure team is meeting output targets.
Edit stories as necessary to ensure highest quality standards.
Manage monthly editorial budget.
Work closely with the Editorial Director to develop and execute an editorial strategy that is on target with the COOLS voice and will grow audience size and engagement across all platforms.
Desired Qualifications and Skill sets:
At least five years editorial experience in a digital magazine setting.
Experience managing an editorial team.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or other related field.
Exceptional organization, prioritizing and multitasking skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
Excellent skills in MS Word and PowerPoint / Keynote, and proficient in software which will aid in the creation of high-quality and engaging content, including InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, Avid, and Photoshop.
A little about COOLS:
We are an online shopping platform for the curious, cultured and creative. Our mission is to be a daily destination for relevant and engaging content, while providing our audience with a premier, filtered shopping experience. COOLS is a platform for reporting and musing on the vast world of style through the lens of downtown New York City. A raw and distinct voice in style and culture, COOLS lives in the space between the practical and the provocative to deliver a one stop destination for incomparable inspiration.