managing editor

About

Rhino Press is seeking a managing editor of one or multiple sections to oversee day-to-day operations, workflow, and processes. In a deadline-driven environment, the person will manage and strategize for a team of writers and editors.

Skills

Management
Editing
Creativity
Tech Savvy

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in high school (9th-12th grade)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to work under tight pressure
  • Have strategic problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to develop creative ways to target our student audience with news stories, interactive media, surveys, quizzes, and reports
  • Previous writing and editing experience 
  • Basic knowledge of HTML

Responsibilities

As a Rhino Press managing editor, you will:

  • Oversee team workflow and processes
  • Maps out news coverage, assigns news stories, approves of story pitches
  • Regularly track team deadlines and meetings
  • Collaborate with copy editors and social media managers to publish and distribute articles on social media
  • Host weekly section meetings (only required if attending Carnegie Vanguard High School in Houston or Repton School in the UK)
  • Develop innovative ways for Rhino Press to engage readers and broaden its reach
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