Managing Editor

The American Prospect is recruiting a managing editor to oversee production of one of the nation’s pre-eminent progressive publications. We’re looking for a person with a range of management skills who can work on both digital and print.

The managing editor’s print magazine responsibilities include copy editing articles, supervising the fact checking, managing the schedule for print production, and coordinating the copy flow among editors, fact-checkers, proof readers, and the art director. 

Digital responsibilities include initial screening of submissions to and sharing with other staff members the work of line edits, copy edits, photo selection, headline and caption writing, and posting content to’s CMS. 

Other duties include recruiting interns and training them on fact-checking and social media; managing writer contracts; and coordinating awards submissions. 

The position pays a competitive salary, based on experience, and provides excellent benefits. We are an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We believe an atmosphere of inclusion, diversity, and mutual respect is critical to our success, and we welcome applications from a broad and diverse pool. 

Please apply at