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USA TODAY Sports Media Group is looking for a talented, hard-working, forward-thinking lead editor to manage and develop USA TODAY Sports’ social news platform. This editor should have a track record of producing viral stories that spread across the web, resonating with sports fans and non-fans alike.
The editor will oversee social news coverage as well as a staff of dedicated contributors. Candidates should have a keen eye for identifying talent and a knack for developing that talent. They should also have experience with news teams operating on a 24-7 cycle and be comfortable in an environment that blends editorial judgment with data-driven solutions.
The work won’t be limited to USA TODAY Sports’ current digital offering. We’re transforming this part of the experience and looking for a leader to grow our capabilities in new and innovative ways.
This position is salaried with benefits and is based in Tysons Corner, VA (outside Washington, DC). Interested and qualified applicants should email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Social News Editor” in the subject line. Please summarize your vision, interest and relevant experience in 1-2 paragraphs. Do not add any attachments, like a resume.