Managing Editor

February 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:$145,000—$170,000
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Sherwood Media is Robinhood's new, independent media brand for news and information about the markets, economics, business, technology, and the culture of money. The story of money is the story of culture, and Sherwood is the secret weapon for the next generation of investors. Our team is making financial news more accessible, entertaining, and relevant by improving the way it is curated, shared, and consumed. We are building on the success of Snacks — our flagship markets and business newsletter — which has one of the largest audiences in the country.

About the team + role

As the Managing Editor at Sherwood Media, you will be responsible for managing the editorial team's day-to-day, and ensuring delivery of high-quality, timely, and relevant news coverage in the fields of financial markets, tech news, business news, and more. This role requires a seasoned editor with a keen understanding of these spaces, a strategic mindset, experience working in fast-paced newsrooms, and a commitment to journalistic excellence.

The role is located in the office location(s) listed on this job description which will align with our in-office working environment. Please connect with your recruiter for more information regarding our in-office philosophy and expectations.

What you'll do
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive content strategy for covering financial markets, technology news, business news, and the culture of money.
  • Collaborate with the editorial team on news content, longform features, and investigative pieces.
  • Lead, inspire, and manage a team of editors, writers, and contributors.
  • Provide guidance on news selection, story angles, and editorial priorities & principles.
  • Oversee the editorial process, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and adherence to journalistic standards.
  • Conduct regular editorial reviews to maintain a high standard of writing and reporting.
  • Work closely with the newsroom, multimedia, and design teams to enhance the overall reader experience.
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative environment to bring out the best in the editorial team.
  • Develop strategies to engage and grow the audience, utilizing social media and other platforms.
  • Analyze audience metrics and feedback to refine content strategies.
  • Stay informed about trends, developments, and emerging topics in our coverage areas.
  • Identify opportunities for exclusive coverage and in-depth analysis.
  • What you bring
  • 10+ years working in journalism, 5+ years experience in an editorial leadership role, preferably in finance, tech, or business journalism.
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets, technology trends, and general business landscapes.
  • Exceptional editorial skills, with a keen eye for detail and a commitment to journalistic ethics.
  • Leadership qualities with the ability to inspire and lead a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • What we offer
  • Market competitive and pay equity-focused compensation structure
  • 100% paid health insurance for employees with 90% coverage for dependents
  • Annual lifestyle wallet for personal wellness, learning and development, and more!
  • Lifetime maximum benefit for family forming and fertility benefits
  • Dedicated mental health support for employees and eligible dependents
  • Generous time away including company holidays, paid time off, sick time, parental leave, and more!
  • Lively office environment with catered meals, fully stocked kitchens, and geo-specific commuter benefits
  • Base pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary range for this role is based on the location where the work will be performed and is aligned to one of 3 compensation zones. This role is also eligible to participate in a Robinhood bonus plan and Robinhood's equity plan. For other locations not listed, compensation can be discussed with your recruiter during the interview process.

    Zone 1 (Menlo Park, CA; New York, NY; Seattle, WA; Washington, DC)

    $145,000—$170,000 USD

    Zone 2 (Denver, CO; Westlake, TX; Chicago, IL)

    $128,000—$150,000 USD

    Zone 3 (Lake Mary, FL)

    $113,000—$133,000 USD

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    We're looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you're ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we'd love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

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