Senior-Level Digital Editor & Manager

Foreign Policy
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 14

Position description

Foreign Policy is recruiting an experienced, web-savvy editor to join our leadership team. Candidates should be D.C.-based or willing to relocate. They should be comfortable with homepage management and have experience commissioning and editing smart, provocative, argumentative articles about international affairs and U.S. foreign policy in a range of formats: analysis, news, profiles, features, explainers, and interviews. We’re a collaborative team, so candidates need to work well with others. Applicants should be committed to FP’s mission—explaining the world to Washington and Washington to the world—and able to bring a keen sense of professionalism, urgency, and dedication to the job.


  • Prepare and manage homepage to insure it is newsy, compelling, relevant, and drives traffic
  • Commission and edit articles 
  • Top-edit
  • Write headlines
  • Serve as liaison between top editors and Washington editorial team
  • Assist in managing the editorial team
  • Help innovate and execute special projects
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with web journalism, including commissioning, line editing, and top editing
  • Experience curating a homepage and familiarity with current best practices
  • Excellent headline writing skills
  • Prior management experience
  • A demonstrated interest and understanding of global affairs

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