Director of Editorial Operations, The Huffington Post

  • New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The platform has 100,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects about which they are most passionate. The Huffington Post is committed to covering our core editorial pillars -- news and politics, wellness, and solutions to the world's biggest problems -- and using every available tool and platform, including virtual reality and immersive storytelling, to inform, inspire, entertain and empower. With a global multi platform audience, The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Maghreb, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Greece, India, Australia and the Arab world. The Huffington Post is part of AOL.

Job Description

The Huffington Post seeks an experienced operations lead to drive planning and collaboration across the newsroom and larger organization. Candidates should be clear, efficient, compassionate communicators and relish the challenge of pulling together different departments to reach singular goals. Experience with short and long-term editorial planning is required, as is a background in working in tandem with business leads. Candidates should be fluent in the demanding needs of an evolving newsroom and have a history of implementing and maintaining systems that assist in communication and workflow. They will also be informed, inspired thinkers about the industry, with a broad array of industry experience, and be active participants tackling the challenges of the business of journalism. This position is based in New York City and reports to the Editor in Chief.

Qualifications

•10+ years of newsroom experience, at least 2 of those in an operational or managing editor role

•Experience coordinating across departments—editorial, business development, product, analytics, PR—in a high-pressure newsroom environment

•Comfort with managing multiple tasks at the same time

•Demonstrated ability with cross-organizational planning, maintaining schedules, and enforcing deadlines

•Facility with operational systems creation, implementation, training, and management

•Excellent organizational and communication skills

Additional Information

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.