About Chief:

Chief’s mission is to build the most powerful network focused on connecting and supporting women leaders. Our members are VP and C-level executives across every industry who are leading their companies today and building a more equitable tomorrow. Chief was recently recognized as one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies of 2021, and you can read more about us in Forbes or watch us on the Today Show.

Launched in early 2019, Chief is a Series A stage start-up backed by General Catalyst, Inspired Capital, Primary Ventures, and other top-tier investors. We’re headquartered in New York City, with membership open in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC. Our flagship locations are in NYC, LA, and Chicago.

About The Role:

As the first hire of the editorial team, this person will be instrumental in developing the voice and direction of the content strategy in heavy partnership with the Head of Editorial. With equal parts writer and operative, this editor should be rigorous to detail and deadlines, able to not only manage their own deliverables but help oversee the editorial calendar and manage the freelancer network. The Senior Editor will manage day-to day operations while constantly pitching on-the-pulse ideas that will elevate and establish Chief as a thought-leader in our ever expanding mission on helping executive women thrive.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch and write 3-4 original stories a week.
  • Write promotional copy for content, including newsletter subject lines and social copy
  • Top-edit and assign additional content to freelancer network in partnership with Head of Editorial.
  • Manage the editorial calendar and distribution schedule with Head of Editorial.
  • Work cross-functionally with internal departments to develop the best editorial content across Art, Membership Team, Marketing and more.
  • Monitor and continue to evolve inter-departmental processes for efficiency.
  • Source sophisticated writers to contribute to calendar’s tentpoles to make sure there are no holes in content coverage.
  • Train and manage these contributors.
  • Have strong freelance writer and industry expert network

What We're Looking For:

  • 6-8 years as a business / culture reporter, feminist/women slant a plus, with a proven background in digital media.
  • Exceptional at packaging content for digital consumption, including but not limited to newsletter, social, and community management
  • Incredibly well-versed in reporting against management/leadership, DEI at work, and business trends, with a strong pulse on the culture of work.
  • Must have a strong grasp of AP style, SEO best practices, and digital media distribution
  • Strong grammar, research, and copyediting skills, as well as a deep love for storytelling and brainstorming
  • Fastidious and aggressive with time management.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced digital media environment
  • Is passionate about advancing women in the workplace.
  • Podcast and video experience a plus.

Why You'll Want to Work Here:

  • We’re a mission-driven company driving real change for women in business
  • You’ll be part of an early startup and deliver impact on a rapidly growing business
  • Attendance at inspiring experiences and events with leaders of industry
  • Competitive base salary, unlimited vacation policy, and full medical, dental, and vision packages, 401(k)

 

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