The Saturday Paper
The Saturday Paper is looking for an editor. The position will answer to the paper’s editor-in-chief, Erik Jensen.
This is a job for a dynamic person with a strong interest in the future of journalism. It is a job for someone unexpected, someone with a fresh perspective, interested in how we tell stories and why they matter.
The successful applicant will work with the editor-in-chief to commission and edit The Saturday Paper in print and online, building on and expanding the paper’s reputation for quality, long-form journalism. They will also work to explore and deepen the paper’s relationship with its readers.
The editor will help lead a newsroom of journalists and sub-editors and manage a large pool of freelancers. They will have a strong sense for news and for managing the paper’s mix, and will also have a feel for the paper’s tone and intent. They will have the ability to lead coverage, to work across multiple forms, and to shape stories.
The Saturday Paper is a leading source of quality writing. It is interested in new ways of thinking, in challenging preconceived notions about journalism and news.
Applicants should send a CV along with a one-page letter outlining their vision for The Saturday Paper – how they conceive of the paper and its purpose – to [email protected] by April 10.