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Editorial: Deputy Tech Editor

The Details

Mashable is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic editor to take command of day-to-day operations of the Tech channel, one of the site's key verticals. The candidate should be experienced in technology journalism, have an eye for stories that matter to millennials, and know how to craft stories with voice. Experience as an editor and working closely with writers is a must. Headlines are your jam. Most important, the candidate needs to be a master of staying organized and focused in a fast-paced environment.

Candidates should have experience writing and editing stories about technology for a major media company. The successful candidate will need to be able to work closely with writers, bringing out their best work for Mashable. Understanding how to reach an audience -- both through storytelling and via social media -- is an essential skill. We're looking for someone who is incredibly task-oriented, works efficiently and meets daily deadlines. Deep knowledge of Slack emoji is a plus.

The Day-to-Day

  • Edit stories produced by the Tech vertical
  • Stay abreast of trending topics and daily tech news, assigning stories as needed
  • Work closely with diverse team of writers and other departments: art, social, video and other verticals
  • Write and report occasionally
  • Manage editorial interns
  • Other duties as determined by the Tech Editor

Must Haves

  • Minimum 3 years editing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven self-starter
  • Ability to turn over clean, edited copy fast
  • Experience working for a major website
  • Team player
  • Strong social media presence

About Mashable

Mashable is a media and entertainment company for superfans. We’re not for the casually curious. Our proprietary Velocity technology suite gives us the unique ability to combine creativity with data. Our entertainment series and editorial coverage are smart, clever, ambitious, in-depth and first. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future and we speak to new influencers -- the early adopters who obsess with us around the globe.

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