HuffPostUK, Editor-in-Chief

03 Dec 2018
06 Jan 2019
Job Type
Full Time

HuffPost is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The site launched its first international edition in May 2011.

HuffPost is looking for an experienced and visionary editor-in-chief to lead its UK edition.

The right candidate has a sophisticated understanding of the opportunities and challenges of the digital news business, has a proven track record as a newsroom leader, and is motivated by the HuffPost editorial mission.

In addition to running a 45-person newsroom, the editor-in-chief will set the strategic vision for HuffPost UK in collaboration with the International Director in New York.


  • Lead the newsroom, define the editorial vision and guide the strategy for commissioning and distribution
  • Collaborate with commercial teams to identify and create new revenue opportunities to grow the business
  • Attract and develop talent, making strategic decisions about staffing and hiring, further building a diverse, ambitious and vibrant newsroom
  • Serve as the public face of HuffPost in the UK, representing the brand in the media, and with government agencies and regulatory bodies
  • Successfully manage relationships with other stakeholders in the market, including product, engineering, HR and legal teams
  • Navigate, negotiate and influence within a larger organization


The ideal candidate is an inspiring and decisive leader, who is unafraid to tackle the challenges of the rapidly-changing online media landscape.

We’re looking for someone who can articulate a compelling vision for HuffPost UK – and who understands how to lead the team in pursuit of that goal.

Deep experience in digital journalism is a must, as is a fluency with data, analytics and audience development strategies. He or she is a creative thinker with a proven ability to set the news agenda in a competitive environment.

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