3.4km | , UK
|Hours||37.5 - 37.5 Hours|
Role x You
As Executive Editor, you will serve as the deputy to the Editor in Chief in developing VICE UK as a destination for compelling and unique journalism. You will help manage a team of freelancers and staffers, commission and edit first-class editorial content and will sometimes be called upon to provide editorial cover or produce content yourself.
Work closely with the Editor in Chief to manage freelance budget, enforce editorial guidelines and brand voice, deliver special projects and campaigns and help manage freelance journalists and photographers
Manage editorial workflow and oversee publishing calendar
Manage senior commissioning editor to produce high-quality in-house coverage
Editing a wide range of stories, from deepy-reported features to quick hits
Bring in an established network of PR contacts and a diverse slate of freelance writers and photographers
Work closely with the social editor and Stories team to create and promote VICE content and ensure audience needs and traffic goals are met
Represent VICE UK at events and panels where necessary
You have these:
At least 4 years of proven 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 an acute attention to detail, including proven ability to work on editorial campaigns, investigations and features
Previous experience managing junior editors and/or staff writers
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
We’d love if you also had these:
Basic Photoshop skills
Experience using and/or producing TikTok and Instagram Stories video
Working at VICE:
We want to find people who believe in our mission and goals and feel inspired to grow while they’re here, rather than someone who checks the boxes but isn’t invested. We encourage you to apply and show us what you’ve got.
VICE Media Group prioritises the voices, ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures so we don’t just “tolerate” differences, we celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more read the VICE Guide to VICE.