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FiveThirtyEight Job Posting: Managing Editor

FiveThirtyEight’s expansion in partnership with ESPN is beginning in earnest. In the coming weeks and months, we will be looking to hire a variety of journalists, including editors, writers, developers and designers. Notice of new job listings will be posted at this site, and at

One of the first positions we want to fill is our most senior editorial position, Managing Editor. The Managing Editor will be responsible for establishing the overall editorial vision for the site, and managing day-to-day editorial operations. The job requires a minimum of 10 years related editorial work experience and a minimum of 5 years experience in people management. Specific experience heading a newsroom or large news desk at a print or digital media outlet is preferred. The job is based in New York City, and will require a significant office presence.

If you want to apply for this job, or to see further detail on responsibilities and qualifications, please go to the job posting at the ESPN Careers website.

If you want to apply for another position — more detail on these will be coming soon — please e-mail 538JOBS at GMAIL dot COM.

Nate Silver is the founder and editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.