Foreign Policy is recruiting an experienced, web-savvy editor to join our leadership team. Candidates should be D.C.-based or willing to relocate. They should be comfortable with homepage management and have experience commissioning and editing smart, provocative, argumentative articles about international affairs and U.S. foreign policy in a range of formats: analysis, news, profiles, features, explainers, and interviews. We’re a collaborative team, so candidates need to work well with others. Applicants should be committed to FP’s mission—explaining the world to Washington and Washington to the world—and able to bring a keen sense of professionalism, urgency, and dedication to the job.
Prepare and manage homepage to ensure it is newsy, compelling, relevant, and drives traffic
Commission and edit articles
Serve as liaison between top editors and Washington editorial team
Assist in managing the editorial team
Help innovate and execute special projects
Other duties as assigned
A minimum of 5 years of experience with web journalism, including commissioning, line editing, and top editing
Experience curating a homepage and familiarity with current best practices
Excellent headline writing skills
Prior management experience
A demonstrated interest and understanding of global affairs
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