US Senior Editor


Reports To
Editor in Chief
Required Hours
15 hours per week

Job Purpose

The US Senior Editor is a supervisory level position that oversees writers, social media, and podcasters within the United States. The main goal of this position is to supervise the production of content within the geographic area. They are tasked with ensuring that content is of a high quality, informative, and accurate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Takes ownership in developing and implementing a strategic plan for the Quidditch Post’s content in the United States
  • Hires, trains, and develops staff members for the US department
  • Assigns articles and podcasts within the United States
  • Revises articles in conjunction with copy editors and writer
  • Reviews articles and podcasts for accuracy and quality, and work with content creator to ensure the final product is as strong as possible
  • Supervises content from inception to publication, ensuring that Quidditch Post’s coverage is relevant, timely, and informative
  • Actively participates in establishing broad Quidditch Post strategy
  • Works with other directors to implement cross-departmental goals

Qualifications

  • An expert understanding of the English language
  • Knowledge of/willingness to learn AP Style
  • Ability to motivate and manage a team of volunteers
  • Desire to see the Quidditch Post thrive
  • A passion for writing and the sport of quidditch

Direct Reports

  • Junior US Editor
  • Writer
  • Analysts

If interested, please contact Volunteers Director at recruitment@quidditchpost.com. Please include your name, contact information, and a short summary of why you are interested in this position.

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