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Opinion Editor

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Insider Inc. is hiring an editor to launch an Opinion section.

This editor will use a freelance budget as well as in-house writers to conceive and publish smart, analytical, and timely columns for Business Insider and Insider. The opinion columns will focus on everything from politics and policy to technology and economics, and will be a combination of same-day analysis and deeply researched pieces. The mission for our opinion section is to advance smart, informed, well-argued ideas. We are interested in our columns reflecting a diverse range of perspectives and experiences.

The ideal candidate has 5 or more years of experience at a news publication and knows how to conceive, assign and edit opinion and analysis as well as recruit writers. The editor will also commission columns from notable thought-leaders.

Insider Inc. is the 5th most-read news publisher in the country. We're best known for Business Insider, but INSIDER also has 30 million monthly readers. We're the rare digital media company that has a successful, diversified, and sustainable business.

This editor would adhere to the editorial standards and policies at Insider, Inc.

If interested, please include a cover letter and a resume, as well as links to opinion pieces you've edited and are proud of.

About us:

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.