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Managing Editor (m/f/x)

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Position
Managing Editor (m/f/x)
Employment type
Full-time
Qualification
Senior
Location
Prenzlauer Berg
Description
If you are an enthusiastic food lover and want to use your strong editorial background to create engaging content for millions of homecooks, then you might be just the person we’re looking for!

As the Managing Editor, you will work closely with our Head of Creative, Sebastian, to shape the direction and strategy of our editorial content at Kitchen Stories. In this position, you have the opportunity to lead a team of talented, motivated editors as well as shape the tone and direction for our overall publication and position it for future success.

We have an exciting year planned ahead with new in-house product launches and promising partnerships, where your creative content will play a determining role in user engagement as well as brand positioning. You will ensure that all content pieces coming out of Kitchen Stories are to the highest standards and consistently move the needle across all of our channels.

YOUR ROLE
*You plan, organize and lead the daily execution of the editorial content and always keep an eye on seasonality, trends and food culture
*You oversee editorial content performance and ensure traffic and engagement targets are met
*You are a hands-on leader for your team and empower them to grow and reach new heights while providing them with the right resources and continuous feedback on their work
*You review, edit and improve editorial content before it’s published, ensuring it’s adhering to the brand's identity and tone of voice
*You are a natural at developing new and innovative ways of telling stories around food in order to attract and engage new and current audiences
*You work together with our Product and Partner teams to ensure cross-departmental collaboration and holistic content publishing across all platforms
*You research and develop creative concepts, as well as write and edit recipes, articles and other contributions to our publications
*You track, analyze and review performance of published content to identify areas for improvement

YOUR PROFILE
*You have experience working in an editorial team and are passionate about creating content around food; past experience in a food-related industry is a plus
*You are an experienced writer and have a passion for creating appealing content for various platforms and mediums
*You are a strategic and creative thinker and solve challenges proactively
*You’re excited to lead and steer a team of editors; previous leadership experience is a plus
*You are passionate about helping your team succeed, and have the ability to coach and share constructive feedback
*You have outstanding verbal communication and planning skills, and the ability to successfully collaborate with other departments
*You have a basic understanding of collecting, analyzing and using performance data to affect change
*You are self-motivated and goal-oriented, always thinking a step ahead, and not shy to try and propose out-of-the box ideas to succeed
*You speak and write German on the native level and have excellent English skills

OUR OFFER
*The opportunity to be part of an engaged, talented and international team, working together to build the ultimate cooking platform for our community
*A supportive and appreciative working environment, which ensures that you will not only grow professionally but also personally
*Strong awareness of the importance of heterogeneous and diverse teams and a continuous emphasis on cross-functional collaboration
*An unlimited contract and the option to benefit from our contribution to your occupational pension, so your future is looked after
*28 annual vacation days and flexible working hours, which allow you to organize your daily work individually
*A generous learning budget and 5 paid training days per year to support your personal and professional development
*The option to work from abroad for a few weeks every year. Just align with your team, and then enjoy your trip
*A spacious office in vibrant Prenzlauer Berg, boasting 5 kitchens, flexible workspaces for creative thinking and focus time, and even a well-stocked bar
*Plenty of opportunities to socialize as a team: team events, from lunch parties to summer boat rides — either virtually or in person when possible
*Tons of great food to test and try from our shoot and test kitchens every day

No fancy cover letters needed, you can keep it short and simple. However, besides your CV we would be very interested in having a look at your portfolio. Please attach your latest work samples to your application.
Published till
Apr 1, 2023

Contact Data

Institution
Kitchen Stories
Address
Storkower Straße 115
10407 Berlin
Germany
Contact Person
E-mail
Phone
Web

Categories

Job field
Community Management
Marketing
Media & Literature
Other
Tags
Content Creator, Editorial, Food industry
Categories
Literature & Publishing
Advertising & PR
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