By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies. We use cookies to provide you with a great experience and to help our website run effectively.
Work Your Way Logo Close menu
Work Your Way Logo
Managing Editor
VICE Media Group
3.4km | , UK
role reference:  wyw_#00314
Location
3.4km | , UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Contract Full-time
Industry Publishing
Hours 37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Days at home 3 Per Week
Closing date 31/08/2022
  • Writing and Editing
  • EDITOR
  • EDITORIAL
  • Publishing
  • Writing
  • EDITORIAL GUIDELINES
  • PRODUCTION
  • Instagram
  • TIKTOK
Description:

As Managing Editor, you will be reporting to the Editor in Chief. You will manage the daily publishing schedule and help manage a team of editors and freelancers to develop VICE UK as a destination for compelling and unique journalism. You will pitch, commission and edit first-class editorial content and will sometimes be called upon to provide editorial cover or produce content yourself. 

  • In the short term

    • Pitch, commission and edit short-form and in-depth features

    • Manage editorial workflow and oversee publishing calendar

    • Work closely with the EIC to enforce editorial guidelines and brand voice

    • Manage the commissioning budget in collaboration with the EIC 

    • Assist Socials Editor with packaging and formatting decisions

  • After 6 months in this role

    • Manage deadlines and process creation for tentpole projects on the content calendar

    • Work with EIC and regular contributors to manage existing editorial franchises

    • Establish more effective production processes and workflow

    • Chair editorial meetings when needed

    • Work with the TikTok and Instagram team on new ideas for vertical storytelling

  • And after a year

    • Pitch and help to execute ambitious multi-platform editorial campaigns, franchises, longform features and/or investigations

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch, commission and edit short-form articles and in-depth features

  • Oversee editorial workflow, publishing calendar and article deadlines 

  • Work closely with Socials Editor and wider socials team to package and format articles and generate ideas for Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat

  • Work with EIC and VICE finance team to track and reconcile department budget

  • Act as key point of contact for finance enquiries relating to the editorial department from VICE finance team and any freelancers/vendors

  • Work with the EIC and socials editor to ensure VICE reaches quarterly traffic and socials goals

  • Assist the EIC and other newsroom leaders to achieve the vision for VICE UK and the overall digital VICE operation

  • Represent VICE at internal and external meetings, as and when required 

You have these:  

  • At least 3 years of experience editing and leading teams in a newsroom or publication and/or previous experience in a senior journalism role (e.g. section or deputy editor)

  • Strong editing skills and acute attention to detail, including proven ability to work on editorial campaigns, investigations and/or features

  • A knack for finding smart, interesting and insightful stories from the fringes

  • A firm grasp of stories that young people are interested in

  • An understanding of the VICE brand, in terms of both visuals and voice

Key skills:
  • Writing and Editing
  • EDITOR
  • EDITORIAL
  • Publishing
  • Writing
  • EDITORIAL GUIDELINES
  • PRODUCTION
  • Instagram
  • TIKTOK
Competitive salary

CONTRACT

INDUSTRY

Role Type

Days at home

Closing Date

37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Flexibility:
Working Patterns
Flexi-Time
Flexibility:
Workplace
Hybrid Working (Office / Home)
Office Working
Flexibility:
Life event
Career Breaks / Sabbatical
Similar Roles
Finance Admin
265.7km | , UK
5 - 10 Hours
Hour
£15
Principal Auditor
2.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Competitive salary
Senior Counsel
2.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Competitive salary
Valuations Manager - GCT
2.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Competitive salary
Quantitative Analyst
2.9km | , UK
37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Competitive salary
Associate - Asset Management Department
8.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Annual
£47K - £57K
Senior Prudential Risk Associate
8.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Annual
£75,000
Senior Prudential Risk Associate
533.6km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Annual
£67,500
Business Architect - Senior Manager
3.1km | , UK
37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Competitive salary
Early Careers Recruiter
2.9km | , UK
37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Competitive salary
Finance Admin
265.7km | , UK
5 - 10 Hours
Hour
£15
Principal Auditor
2.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Competitive salary
Senior Counsel
2.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Competitive salary
Valuations Manager - GCT
2.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Competitive salary
Quantitative Analyst
2.9km | , UK
37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Competitive salary
Associate - Asset Management Department
8.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Annual
£47K - £57K
Senior Prudential Risk Associate
8.9km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Annual
£75,000
Senior Prudential Risk Associate
533.6km | , UK
35 - 35 Hours
Annual
£67,500
Business Architect - Senior Manager
3.1km | , UK
37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Competitive salary
Early Careers Recruiter
2.9km | , UK
37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Competitive salary
All rights reserved. © 2021 WorkYourWay