Executive Editor, Digital, Men's Health

Hearst Magazines is looking for an enterprising executive editor to oversee the day-to-day assigning, editing, and visuals on MensHealth.com. This person will work closely with the print staff of Men's Health as well as with the site editors on all of the Hearst brands.

This position will report in to the Editor-in-Chief of Men's Health.


  • Staying true to the vision and point of view of Men's Health, increase the audience of MensHealth.com with a particular eye to growth in search, video, commerce, and social
  • Assign and create content around that vision on topics as varied as health, fitness, pop culture, sports, sex and relationships, style and grooming, and technology
  • Strategically plan content that reacts to news, analyzes and interprets the news, and provides relevant, thought-leading and/or service content to the Men's Health audience
  • Manage a team of six along with a number of freelance writers
  • Bring new writers, voices to the site
  • Oversee the budget and operations of the MensHealth.com team
  • Partner closely with the audience development team to understand and act upon analytics
  • Work with the sales teams on native content and advertising opportunities
  • Collaborate with other Hearst Digital Media sites (particularly Esquire, Popular Mechanics, Road + Track, and Car and Driver) on content to be shared across sites

  • At least 8 years as an editor, with substantial digital experience
  • Editorial background in fitness, health, sports, and/or men's interest
  • Strong skill as an editor, tightening and crafting copy
  • Experience managing a team and planning a content strategy
  • Good judgment as to what works to drive audience and engagement in digital media
  • Must be a collaborator
  • Excellent at producing content with digital-friendly language
  • Versed in using Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, other data tools
  • Open to experimenting with content types and persistent reinvention to create appropriate content for a digital audience

Note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in .pdf format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work

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