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Deputy Managing Editor, Politics

Department: Editorial

The Messenger is a new digital news media company, whose mission is to deliver accurate, balanced, non-partisan news and information across every vertical, from politics and business to sports and entertainment.

Summary: The Messenger is seeking a Deputy Managing Editor, Politics to assist in overseeing the content creation and publication of political news and analysis. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in political journalism, editorial management, and project management.


  • Assist in managing a team of writers, reporters, and editors, ensuring quality and accuracy in content.
  • Collaborate with the Managing Editor, Politics to develop and execute content strategies that align with the organization's editorial voice and values, ensuring coverage of relevant political news and analysis.
  • Monitor political news and developments, keeping up to date with current events and trends
  • Collaborate with other departments within the organization, including marketing and social media teams, to ensure cohesive and effective content distribution and promotion.
  • Manage editorial projects from inception to publication, setting timelines, delegating tasks, and ensuring timely delivery of content.
  • Work with the audience engagement team to analyze audience metrics and develop strategies to grow and engage the audience.
  • Assist in managing the editorial budget, ensuring resources are allocated effectively and efficiently.


  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, political science, communications, or a related field
  • Several years of experience in political journalism or editorial management
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • A strong understanding of political issues, trends, and developments at the local, national, and international levels
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, familiarity with AP style and other editorial guidelines.
  • Project management skills and the ability to manage multiple editorial projects simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with digital media tools, content management systems, and social media platforms

If you are passionate about politics and have a strong editorial background, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all qualified candidates to apply for this position regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

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