Beacon Street Services

  • Editorial Manager

    Company Name Beacon Street Services
    ID 2019-1097
    Job Locations
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    Do you dream of becoming an Editor-in-Chief? We need someone with a strong editorial voice and personality to help shape the editorial direction of our new companies and keep these new companies from making mistakes that harm their subscribers. 


    This Editorial role will be intense – you’ll try new things, learn from best practices, hire talented employees and have to be a “utility player” during the earliest stages of a business’ development to ensure a smooth growth from startup to stable business.


    Make no mistake, our goals are aggressive. 


    The ideal Editorial Manager candidate will be based in Baltimore and while this is a startup role which requires wearing many hates, the goal is that this role will be a springboard to an Editor-in-Chief role in one of the affliates. To that end, we are seeking a hardworking, versatile and particulary entrepreneurial team player.


    • Act as sole managing editor for all products within the incubating businesses, responsible for the entire editorial process
    • Drive sales through editorial through Ed Mentions and space ads
    • Identify cross sell opportunities in order to drive RevShare income when internal copy is not available
    • Write lift notes and approve copy and lifts in your name
    • Lead analysis on financial performance of various markets
    • Recruit, hire, train and develop additional editorial staff including future gurus
    • Review analysis and lead the debate among the investment team or gurus
    • Establish and execute editorial best practices
    • Work cross functionally to produce top tier content for our subscriber base
    • Act a final proofreader for all products
    • Develop and shape the research product offerings based on market indicators and sales potential
    • Write daily e-letters on as needed basis


    • 5 years of editorial experience is required along with a track record of success as a Managing Editor
    • Must have reputation for getting things done and known for developing ideas with big potential
    • Advanced analytical skills and financial knowledge
    • Extraordinary writing skills
    • Ability to simplify complex ideas
    • Keen interest in economics, financial markets, and investments
    • Ability to work on a cross-functional team under deadline pressure
    • Comfortable taking initiative and being resourceful/entrepreneurial
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
    • Must be proactive in getting projects started and following them to completion
    • Sales and revenue-oriented mindset, ability to tap into what sells to our customer base
    • Ability to multitask, handling multiple projects at one time
    • Deadline driven and able to work well under pressure
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel


    Our commitment:

    As an employer committed to equal opportunity and a diverse workforce, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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