menu

Work At PSFK: We’re Hiring A Managing Editor

Work At PSFK: We’re Hiring A Managing Editor
Culture

PSFK is looking to grow its editorial team as we expand content formats and channels.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 26 june 2014

As we focus on growing our offering across formats and channels, I’m looking to work with someone with dedication, determination and most of all dreams. The Managing Editor is our leading light and works with a networked team of incredible writers and researchers, and collaborates endlessly with the Editor In Chief.

Job Description

Daily/Core Duties

  • Ensure the quality of PSFK.com

  • Oversee and proof the selection of all stories published on PSFK.com

  • Proof and publish 20-25 articles per day

  • Manage stable of 20+ freelancers located around the globe

  • Read all pitches made by freelance writers and work with them to develop accepted ideas

  • Work with a stable of tastemaker columnists and process their Op-Ed submissions

  • Supervise in-office staff of three, including one intern

  • Liaise between the Editor-in-Chief and in-house staff and freelance team to create and execute PSFK.com content programs/series

  • Direct ideation, production and publication of all Branded Content on the site

  • Monitor health of site traffic and produce weekly/monthly reports including social stats

  • Represent PSFK at speaking engagements and events

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, and at least 3 years editing and writing for a media outlet – preferred focus on emerging technologies, design, art & culture, but not required

  • Strong writing and editing skills – need to be able to manage both substantive and copy editing

  • Experience with content management and analytics systems, WordPress and Google Analytics strongly preferred

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented multitasker

  • Able to handle a fast-paced environment where deadlines are paramount

  • Strong leadership skills. Able to manage a team’s workload as well as your own and provide motivation and constant feedback

  • Understanding of what makes a good story

  • Understanding of evolving media/tech space

Resumes to my business partner Hedyeh Parsia please via hr@psfk.com

Culture
Trending

Crash-Friendly Drone Made From LEGOs Is Completely Rebuildable

Design
Mobile Today

Tinder’s New Feature Makes Swiping A Group Effort

The dating app wants to democratize its gestural interaction by buying in to the social polling trend pervasive among millennials

Fashion Today

Beautifully Designed Watch Combines Hour And Minute Hand

Simpl said the collection was inspired by the design of ancient sundials

Trending

Get PSFK's Related Report: Future of Automotive

See All
Syndicated Today

Autonomous Garbage Drone Prevents Trash From Reaching Deep Ocean

The solar-powered WasteShark collects refuse closer to the source: the harbor

Advertising Today

An Escort Website Fights Violence Against Sex Workers

The advocacy campaign from McCann aims uncover the human toll of the exploitative industry

Culture Today

LIFE Magazine Relaunches In Pure VR

The general interest periodical, which ceased publication in 2000, has turned into a portal for virtual reality content

Mobile Today

Reorder This Detox Drink With A Simple Text Message

Dirty Lemon is streamlining its communication by letting customers place orders, ask product questions and request help exclusively through chat

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Automotive
Scenarios Driving The Digital Transformation Of An Industry
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed Yesterday

Digital Design Expert: Mobile First Is Dead, Think Mobile Native

Brian Cooper, chief creative officer of OLIVER Group UK, explains how some brands are still playing catch-up to new technology

PSFK Labs Yesterday

The 10 Steps To Discover, Hire, Develop Your Next Leader

PSFK's Future of Work report outlines key steps in the employee development path to empower next-gen leaders

Op-Ed Today

The Future Of The American Workforce Requires Unbundling College Education

President of JetBlue Technology Ventures: developing corporate education programs for non-traditional students

Retail Today

Gilt’s Pop-Up House Is The Kind Of Store You’ll Want To Live In

The New York City townhouse plays host to the latest in retail inspiration, curation, and lifestyle activation (and some libations, too)

Advertising Today

The Hottest Chip In The World Comes Packed In A Coffin-Shaped Box

The individually wrapped snack is made from the spiciest known chili

Mobile Today

Registering To Vote Is Now Just A Text Away

A new bot aims to mobilize underrepresented groups this election season through SMS and Facebook Messenger

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders
NEW

Luxury Today

Shoe Repair Has Moved Onto Your Phone

Cobbler Concierge is an on-demand service to get your footwear fixed online

Work Today

Microsoft Wants To Help Workers Better Communicate With Their Coworkers

Project Sonoma is a new app designed to help employees chat and coordinate shifts with their associates

Advertising Today

Real-Time Data Used To Calculate The Brand Power Of Athletes

Brandtix has develope a digital platform with a complex algorithm that combines social media variables with player performance to predict the next A-list pros

No search results found.