Editor, Business (Paid Product Launch)at Axios

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  • Remote

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Editor, Axios

Reporting to our managing editor for business-coverage, the Editor will play a critical role in creating a brand new editorial business for Axios with a sharp eye on scoops and big picture trend stories, while managing as many as 7 reporters and editors responsible for agenda-setting newsletters.

About Us

Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring an editor to help launch a paid subscription news product to expand our Pro Rata coverage of deals and dealmakers — specifically into three new verticals focused on fintech, health tech and consumer retail.

 Responsibilities: In this role, you will make an impact to Axios through the following responsibilities:

    • Serve as player/coach, navigating between supporting the needs of journalists and producing content to build a subscription deals and dealmaker news product
    • Edit newsletters and stories and embody a culture of journalistic best practices
    • Contribute to news products by writing and breaking relevant news stories
    • Coordinate coverage with the broader business team and Axios newsroom
    • Help determine how to strike the right balance between stories and scoops in our free products and what should stay behind the paywall

    Requirements: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

    • A commitment to building and nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment
    • A belief in Smart Brevity as the core writing style of Axios
    • Strong management skills to oversee and support a team of journalists
    • Editing experience in a fast-paced news environment
    • Demonstrated experience conceptualizing big ideas and seeing them through.
    • Strong writing and editing skills for online and newsletters
    • Experience working across teams to produce quality content
    • Demonstrated knowledge of digital and social media landscape
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Ability to assign and manage multiple stories at once

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services
  • OneMedical membership, including telehealth services
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
  • Classpass Discount
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

 

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Editor, Business (Paid Product Launch)at Axios
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