New York Times Lead Editor, Smart home in New York, New York
We’re looking for a lead editor to cover smart home products.
Project manage guide creation, updates, and supplementary content. Works with senior editor and executive editor to execute strategy for the smart home section.
Recruit and assign projects to freelance and staff writers as needed
Coordinate photos and other assets for content.
Write short form and occasional long form content as required.
Pitch ideas for short and long form content
Manage staff writers as direct reports and freelance writers on a per project basis.
Contribute original ideas to test planning, suggest creative reporting strategies, challenge writers’ assumptions
Interact with our reader community through multiple channels, including social, comments, and email.
3+ years of experience working at a media company with a focus on reviews of products or services (not news or blogging) with at least one year of experience managing writers.
Hands-on experience with a variety of smart home products, including voice control platforms and IFTTT
Familiarity with smart home and networking protocols and terms
Experience installing devices such as thermostats and light switches, and programming automations is helpful
Willing to travel occasionally to conferences and company meetings
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