Join Marketing Land as deputy editor

Image result for Join Marketing Land as deputy editorThird Door Media is currently looking for a Deputy Editor to help drive its industry-leading coverage of digital marketing on Marketing Land, Search Engine Land and MarTech Today.

The Deputy Editor supports the Editor-in-Chief with the day-to-day editorial management of our content, which includes tasks such as story planning, staff assignment management and editing for voice, authority and clarity. The Deputy Editor is also a reporter who creates news and feature copy daily for the brand.

Authority is essential to us, so we’re looking for someone who has either covered digital marketing extensively for a media brand, or has worked as a professional marketer and has solid editorial chops.

This is a remote position.

Core job responsibilities

  • Report daily on news tied to digital marketing topics, including SEO, performance marketing, marketing technology and management.
  • Regularly write feature articles, guides, analysis and other forms of in-depth content to advance our mission to inform, engage, convene and support our audience of digital marketers.
  • Support Editor-in-Chief in managing day-to-day assignment flow, filling in for her when she is absent.
  • Drive our daily newsletters.
  • Regularly speak and moderate panel discussions at Third Door Media events.
  • Represent our brands as a speaker at other industry events.
  • Editorial review of staff content. This includes developing, editing, proofreading and fact-checking.
  • Take a holistic view of the brands, looking beyond the daily coverage for ways to improve and grow our brand.
  • Convene with editorial boards consisting of members from our contributor community, hosting discussions on emerging topics and spotting new best practices.
  • Track performance of editorial content on Search Engine Land.

Essential requirements

  • Demonstrated expertise in digital marketing.
  • 7-10 years of experience in creating digital content in a newsroom, digital media company or content marketing department.
  • Excellent writer, equally adept at writing a templated news brief or a multi-part series.
  • Strong news judgment and journalistic integrity.
  • Ability to develop and manage many external source relationships.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Comfort and presence with public speaking.

Preferred experience

  • Previous experience working for a media brand, marketing department agency or as a digital marketing consultant.
  • Strong roster of industry contacts in the marketing realm.
  • Deep familiarity with Third Door Media’s content and its history.

If you are interested, please send resume and cover letter to Henry Powderly, Vice President, Content at [email protected]