Staff Editor, Digital

The New York Times
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Posted
    May 22

Position description

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for. 


Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.


T Magazine is looking for a staff editor, digital to coordinate the day-to-day operations of the T website, including editing and writing new content and uploading content from the print edition. The ideal candidate should be highly visual and have a mix of news judgment, creative thinking, writing and editing skills, technical know-how and social media savvy. Editor will also have the opportunity to pitch, and edit, stories for the print edition of T (whose editors also work on some digital-only stories and packages). This role reports to T’s Articles Editor. This is a guild position.



  • Coordinate editorial schedule for T website and content packages, including the digital rollout of print stories

  • Pitch, wrangle, edit web features and smaller items of copy 

  • Assist with social media and weekly newsletters

  • Work across the web and print teams on various projects

  • Liaise with the editor-in-chief and other magazine departments as needed


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of editorial experience

  • Strong editing skills, preferably with fashion, food, travel, or luxury lifestyle content

  • Must be a strong problem solver and have excellent communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • An interest in and deep knowledge of the subject matters that T covers (i.e. fashion, design, art, culture, etc.)

  • Prior experience working for a luxury fashion, lifestyle or travel magazine/website


This position is represented by the NewsGuild of NY

The annual base pay range for this role is between $105,308.84 and $112,000.00. 


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.


The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.

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