Forbes is looking for a Newsletter Editor to manage the production and execution of our fast-growing newsletter portfolio, ranging in topics from finance and career insights to consumer tech and venture capital news. You must be experienced in editorial curation, audience development and growing newsletter reach at scale. This role requires a combination of journalism instincts, business acumen and the ability to analyze performance and measure key metrics.
Work directly with journalists and other teams (including product and business side) and serve as the main point of contact for all Forbes editorial newsletters
Help architect the launch of new suite of newsletters and serve as edit lead for its success as a subscription product
Manage Forbes growing portfolio of editorial newsletters, including raising the bar on quality and original curation, format and voice plus reader engagement and diverse communities. Entails both clean and compelling writing and deft editing
Work on new and special editions, cross-promotion and onboarding and outreach emails
Identify and communicate best practices across newsroom
Collaborate with the business intelligence and marketing teams on newsletter strategy and reporting
Use data and analytics to help guide editorial and audience development decisions
Take a forward-thinking approach on testing new approaches to content, churn-reduction and member recruitment
You should have 5-7 years+ experience editing and working with editorial newsletters, preferably subscription, in an innovative and busy newsroom
Have the mind of a journalist and excited about digital growth, including new platforms, reader engagement, audience-facing products and analytics.
Must Haves Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrate experience and interest in newsletters and reader conversion to subscriptions
Able to identify and write and edit compelling subject lines and newsletter copy to drive strong engagement
Willing to use data to guide content decisions and methodical in testing ideas over and over again in order to achieve desired results
Excited to steer timely and compelling newsletters off the news and trends of interest to Forbes audiences
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Comfortable working in a fast paced and matrixed organization
Highly adaptable and quick to learn processes
Experience working in Photoshop is a plus but not a requirement
Telecommuting is allowed.
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