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28 June 2021

The New Statesman is hiring: International Managing Editor

Following rapid digital growth in 2020, we are recruiting an International Managing Editor for the next stage of our international expansion.

By New Statesman

International Managing Editor

About the Role:

The New Statesman is recruiting an International Managing Editor for the next stage of its ambitious international expansion. S/he will report to the International Editor and will play the central day-to-day coordinating role in the growing team – and work with the International Editor to devise and execute the next phase of the New Statesman’s international strategy.

General responsibilities:

· Managing a growing team of international correspondents and junior editors

· Building and refining the network of external contributors

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· Leading the international commissioning and editing pipeline

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· Editing and commissioning pieces

· Coordinating international newsletters and multimedia content

· Constantly honing the quality of international output (style, arguments, headlines, images)

· Playing a central role in analysing audiences and planning future strategy

· Helping to plan, make and integrate further hires into the growing team

About You:

· The successful candidate will have extensive experience of commissioning and editing, of managing others, and of writing world-class international affairs journalism.

· Experience of coordinating audio-visual content, managing newsletters and planning media strategy are all highly beneficial. So too are foreign language skills and experience reporting from or living in multiple countries.

· But most important of all are ambition for the New Statesman, a commitment to reaching intelligent and engaged international audiences and a fascination with the ideas shaping the modern world. 

Skills & Experience:

· Editorial judgment

· Team management

· Commissioning articles

· Editing articles

· Writing

· Public speaking/broadcast

· International affairs

· Media planning and strategy

Full time, permanent – Temporarily remote

To apply, please email a short critique of the New Statesman and a CV and covering letter to by 9 July