The Walt Disney Company Managing Editor, GMA in New York, New York

GMA is looking for a Managing Editor for GMA’s digital brand. This person will work directly with the GM to set the creative vision for Good Morning America across digital and social properties. This must be someone who can craft and deliver engaging news and lifestyle coverage, targeted to a female audience. The managing editor will work with the GMA leadership team to evolve and expand the brand in the digital space while continuing to celebrate the amazing journalism GMA is known for.

Responsibilities :

  • Conceptualize, build, and execute tent-pole digital programming around major events

  • Set daily assignments for digital producers and writers

  • Familiarity with storytelling styles and techniques that best resonate with mobile audiences

  • Utilize data to understand audience behaviors and engagement with GMA digital content

  • Collaborate with show EPs and GMA talent on all cross platform initiatives

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimim seven(7) years experience managing content making editorial decisions across multiple digital platforms

  • A proven track record of building and managing a large editorial team to create both long and short-lead content in a variety of formats

  • Demonstrated experience being a data-driven leader utilizing digital metrics tools to track success and make strategic editorial decisions

  • A collaborative attitude and the passion to innovate and move the brand forward

  • Experience creating engaging digital content in news or lifestyle media

  • A demonstrated understanding of programming, engagement and distribution strategies

  • A passion for news and lifestyle content

  • Impeccable news judgement

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule

have strong audience development experience creating engaging social content. S/he will be responsible for building an audience and managing growth targets. .

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with breaking news

  • Proven track record creating viral content

  • Experience with lifestyle content

  • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects

Required Education :

  • BA or BS from a 4 year accredited college or university or equivalent experience​

Preferred Education :

none

Additional Information :

Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job ID: 489187BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks