Senior-Level Digital Editor & Manager

Foreign Policy
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Feb 27

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

Foreign Policy is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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