Managing Editor at Domino

December 15, 2021
New York, NY

At Domino, we explore the idea of home (a.k.a. the place that forms you first) through the lens of personal spaces and the creative, inspiring people who live there—from hardworking renovation ideas to expert styling tips to in-depth shopping advice. We are seeking a

Managing Editor to oversee the daily operations of our editorial team. Working closely with our edit leads, as well as our commerce and branded content teams, you will help us produce and operate a robust editorial calendar. This position reports to the Chief Content Officer.

The Managing Editor role touches all parts of our organization, so we’re looking for someone with great interpersonal and communications skills who can work well with all kinds of people. Candidates with strong organizational capabilities, punctuality, a solutions-oriented mindset, and superior attention to detail will excel in the position. As a member of our leadership team, practicing our values of best-in-class storytelling, transparency, sustainability, and inclusiveness is a must.

While the Managing Editor will oversee many of our operational areas, such as processes, systems, and budget, we’re also looking for an editor with a personal passion for design and style that has a positive impact on the world. You should know how stories get produced from start to finish, and what makes a great story.

The Responsibilities:

  • Deputy for Chief Content Officer on all editorial operations management
  • Streamline and document content production infrastructure, workflow, and processes
  • Oversee the content mix of commerce and edit stories within the broader editorial calendar and work with editorial leads to adjust as needed
  • Create processes and management systems for story updates and new content
  • Set up and manage production timelines for Domino’s quarterly digital issues, working closely with Edit, Photo, Style, and Design departments
  • Oversee the budget and manage the budget tracker
  • Oversee procedural onboarding for new hires and contributors, including contracts and invoicing
  • Work with the Design Director and Product Manager to manage the flow and prioritization of digital product requests, including day-to-day fixes and special projects
  • Liaise with syndication consultants and partners on platform performance and production
  • Own and facilitate quarterly and annual editorial planning meetings; guide the team’s pitches by regularly flagging key seasonal moments and editorial calendar tentpoles
  • Keep staff accountable to our high organizational standards, including training staff on editorial best practices, helping managers give feedback, and encouraging professional development

The Qualifications:

  • 2+ years in a senior editorial position at a publication
  • Experience managing internal editorial staff and a network of freelance contributors
  • Experience managing a budget
  • Enthusiasm and passion for Domino’s editorial mission
  • Experience with AirTable, Google Sheets, WordPress, Parsley, and Google Analytics is highly desired
  • Past professional leadership or management training is a plus

The Benefits & Perks

  • Medical, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Parental Leave
  • Matching 401k
  • Equity package

Hiring & Equal Opportunity Statement:

Recurrent Ventures provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, age, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or affiliation protected by federal, state or local laws.

With a number of our media brands reporting on the military, veterans’ affairs, and topics facing the active military community, we are very supportive of veterans’ activities and highly encourage this community to apply.

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