Managing Editor

The Anti-Racism Daily

Remote, US

The Anti-Racism Daily is looking to hire a full-time Managing Editor to oversee the day-to-day execution of our daily newsletter. This candidate will work alongside our founder and Editor-In-Chief to ensure our content is sharp, insightful, relevant, and actionable.

This role is a salaried, full-time position including benefits, and open to anyone based in the U.S. The role (like the rest of our team) is remote. The starting salary is $75,000.

About the Role

Up to this point, this role was filled by our founder, Nicole Cardoza (she/her), who intends to move into a role more synonymous with Editor-in-Chief. She will manage the broader editorial strategy, including identifying key issues to cover and assigning and approving stories from our writing team. The Managing Editor will complement this work by handling day-to-day execution. This includes moving each newsletter through the editorial process, setting and enforcing deadlines with writers, providing editing support as needed, and managing our newsletter content calendar. You’ll report directly to Nicole.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the editorial calendar and scheduling of each daily newsletter, published at 6:30a each day of the week
  • Assign and edit content to our writers
  • Oversee copy flow; providing approval of final pieces before publication
  • Add and curate our published newsletters to our website
  • Supervise our staff writers, freelance writers, and Senior Editor
  • Work alongside our Editor-in-Chief to inform our content calendar on social media and other owned platforms

The ideal Managing Editor has the following qualities:

  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Deep newsroom expertise and are fluent in leading editorial processes
  • Familiarity with email newsletters and Mailchimp
  • Comfortable working with Google Docs, Slack, and Trello
  • Passionate about the issues we cover in our newsletter, including and not limited to racial and gender justice and equity, abolition, environmental justice, disability rights, etc.

We also hope that they align with our organization’s key values:

  • Trust
  • Transparency
  • Community
  • Solidarity

About the Anti-Racism Daily

The Anti-Racism Daily is a narrative hub for the lived experience of racism in the U.S. We center the voices of marginalized communities and publish honest perspectives of racism, systemic oppression, and other discrimination that these communities face. Through our daily newsletter, podcast, social media, courses, and digital community, we aim to illuminate the challenges and blessings we experience and offer tangible ways for the community and its allies to take action. antiracismdaily.com

About our Staff

You’ll be working closely with our founder and Editor-in-Chief Nicole Cardoza, and our part-time Senior Editor Jami Nakamura Lin. In addition, our company works with over 30 writers across the U.S. We are a remote company (and plan to stay that way). We informally communicate on Slack and plan to host monthly get-togethers on Zoom. Our team spans generations and geographical locations, and brings a wide range of perspectives and opinions. We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Apply: Now – January 15

To apply, please email us with a resume or other demonstration of your professional experience to the email at the button belowPlease include the subject line “Managing Editor Job Application.” We will accept applications until Friday, January 15. We aim for this role to start on Monday, February 8th, if not sooner. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

As part of our work, it is imperative that we center the experiences of the BIPOC, LGBTQ+ communities, disabled communities, and other marginalized groups. We encourage people that identify with these groups to apply.

 teams@antiracismdaily.com