Editor, The Home You Own

7 days left

Washington, DC
May 24, 2022
Jul 02, 2022
Full Time
Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

The editor of The Home You Own will guide its editorial strategy, approve story ideas, assign and edit daily stories, and communicate and collaborate across the newsroom and the company. This editor will lead a team whose mission is to answer readers' most pressing questions, empowering them to make smart decisions about maintaining and improving their homes.

We are looking for an accomplished, creative editor who is enthusiastic about service journalism and committed to providing readers with reliable, practical and necessary advice. The ideal candidate will have a clear vision for this coverage area, experience serving a digital audience and a commitment to telling stories in a variety of formats.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom.

Candidates should upload a cover letter and résumé to our jobs portal. All application materials can be uploaded to the same field. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, but those received by 06/10/2022 will be prioritized. The cover letter should be addressed to Lifestyle Editor Jenny Rogers, Interim Features Executive Editor David Malitz, Deputy Features Editor Mitch Rubin and Managing Editor Krissah Thompson.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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