Vox Media, Inc.
Vox Media employees thrive on innovation and change while ambitiously seeking to master their subject areas, hone their craft, and improve their communities. We help smart, talented, creative professionals make a meaningful impact in media, technology and the world around them. The Vox Media house of brands includes industry-leading media forces like SB Nation, Eater, The Verge, Vox, Curbed, Recode, Racked and Polygon, and reaches an audience of hundreds of millions, generating over a billion content views each month.
is seeking a talented and passionate Transportation Editor to join our editorial team. As the Transportation Editor, you and your team will write about the future of human movement — from rideables, to electric and self-driving cars, and ultramodern infrastructure projects like the Hyperloop.
Few things sit at the intersection of technology and culture like transportation. You will explore how the things that move us are changing rapidly, and investigate the people and corporations behind them, like Uber and Tesla. Our goal is to inform readers about technologies and trends that will affect their future, whether that’s an exploding hoverboard, a car with a crazy new touchscreen, or a shady ride-hailing company that changes how we think about privacy as passengers. As the editor of our transportation section, you will set and execute a vision for this coverage.
Our ideal candidate has strong editorial leaderships skills, a strong network of automotive contacts, and expertise in writing about technology. Along with building up transportation coverage, the Transportation Editor will steer the channel’s day-to-day direction and its long-term tone. We are looking for an editor who lives in the news cycle, can help our writers tell smart, creative, engaging stories, and inspire them to meet their full potential.
The ideal candidate will have:
Skills in leadership and delegation
A willingness to prioritize editor responsibilities above personal reporting
A deep passion for and expertise in transportation and technology
Ability to find, assign, and follow up on compelling stories
A track record of assigning and editing stories that perform online
Experience in managerial positions
If this describes you, please submit: a cover letter that includes links to three stories youve assigned and edited, links to three stories you have written, a resume, and three story ideas you’d assign this week if you ran the Transportation section at TheVerge.com.
We prefer this position to be based in NYC; however, were open to other locations for the right candidate. Please let us know in your cover letter if youre unable to perform this position in NYC.
About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including 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. Youll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work thats challenging and fun—and 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.
Vox Media, Inc.
Website : http://www.voxmedia.com
Vox Media is one of the fastest growing online publishers, focused on the sports, personal technology and gaming categories. Vox is solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling and brand advertising at scale. Its audiences are among the most engaged and affluent on the web. Vox was recently named Digiday's Publisher of the Year.