Chief of Staff, Editorial (Bronx)


: $98,646.67 - $206,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Entertainment

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Vox Media is the leading independent modern media company. Known for building the best media brands and the technology that enables them, we are committed to building a better future for the industry and getting the future of media right. Vox Medias editorial networks include Vox, The Verge, SB Nation, Eater, Polygon, Recode, and Curbed. Our diverse storytelling and advertising businesses include the Concert publisher-led marketplace, the Vox Creative brand studio, the Chorus publishing platform, and the companys entertainment division Vox Media Studios, which includes the Vox Media Podcast Network and Epic.

This role is responsible for supporting the Publisher, joining editorial leadership as a thought partner, extending the Publishers internal and external reach, aligning editorial leadership on priority initiatives, strengthening editorial leadership team, leading execution on editorial org wide initiatives and special projects, and working laterally with other Chiefs of Staffs and key company operators on company-wide priority projects.

What youll do:

  • Extend the Publishers internal and external reach: Act as the communication arm for the Publisher with editorial leadership, other Chiefs of Staff/Operations leaders, major stakeholders, and external partners. Write first drafts of documents, notes, agendas, etc. Help Publisher prioritize time and projects. Build relationships across the organization at all levels. Be an organizational listening and support device through formal and informal channels. Provide insight to Publisher on what her team and the department needs from her.Lead and track on initiatives as proxy for Publisher as necessary/appropriate.
  • Align editorial leadership on priority initiatives and special projects: Keep editorial leadership organized and moving forward on key org projects or initiatives. Develop plans for communicating key messages throughout the editorial org. Create space for editorial leadership to have strategic conversations. Support Publisher with the management and execution of special projects. Develop and lead organization wide special projects.
  • Strengthen editorial leadership team: Coordinate and evaluate how editorial leadership should spend their time together, including regular meetings and offsites. Be a thought partner to leadership on the departments vision, priorities, challenges, and teams. Maintain and improve department-wide communications.
  • What youll bring:

  • Significant experience supporting executives/an executive team
  • Organization and the ability to move forward in the execution of high-priority, cross-functional initiatives through coordinated project plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships across an organization at all levels
  • Familiarity working with newsrooms or in editorial operations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, creative problem solving, and an ability to work both independently and in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strategic thinking - stepping back from the day-to-day to see the bigger picture
  • Ability to thrive and be highly effective in a fast-paced and fluid environment
  • About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefitsincluding flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and funand who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

    Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

    Associated topics: book, columnist, content writer, contributing editor, edit, fiction, freelance writer, media, on call, vogue * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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