Dwell is seeking an entrepreneurial, growth-oriented executive editor to lead the team producing stories for Dwell.com and across our platforms. The executive editor oversees development and execution of the Dwell.com content strategy, owns growth KPIs, and upholds editorial standards. This person will be tasked with maintaining our daily production schedule while expanding our editorial purview to reach new audiences and advance our mission to improve people’s lives through great design. This role reports directly to the editor-in-chief.

Responsibilities

  • Define the content strategy for Dwell.com, developing an editorial roadmap that aligns initiatives with the company’s values and strategy.
  • Manage the day-to-day production of articles for Dwell.com, assuring stories meet high editorial standards and are posted on schedule.
  • Deliver against key metrics including traffic and subscription growth.
  • Analyze audience data, developing insights and evolving our editorial offering to anticipate changing behaviors and new opportunities.
  • Refine Dwell.com’s voice, eye, and story programming, building on our reputation for inspiring, thoughtful, and useful content.
  • Iterate on new editorial franchises that span our website, social media, print magazine, and other channels.
  • Collaborate across teams on content marketing projects, affiliate and brand partnerships, product development, and other initiatives.
  • Assign and edit stories as needed.
  • Lead a tight-knit team of 7-10 journalists

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience writing, editing, and leading teams in high-growth digital environments.
  • A track record of success authoring and executing content strategies for digital platforms.
  • An exceptional ear for must-read articles and an eye for scroll-stopping images.
  • A history of developing innovative work for emerging platforms and seeking out new ways of storytelling.
  • Expertise in gathering and interpreting audience data using Google Analytics and other tools.
  • A proven ability to manage processes in a deadline-driven environment with contemporary publishing and workflow tools.
  • A collaborative attitude and an openness to ideas, opinions, and insights from within and outside your team.
  • A passion for Dwell’s mission to improve people’s lives through great design.

Dwell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, sex, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender, military or veteran status, Civil Air Patrol status, political affiliations or activities, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law.