Editorial Lead at Firstbase.io

Posted on: 05/06/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

full time

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Tags: coverage

**About the role** The right editorial leader for Firstbase is someone with a sophisticated understanding of the business and start-up worlds, who is forward-thinking and energetic, and who has a unique vision to create an original, ambitious, must-read publication for people interested in those topics. This person will guide coverage ranging from company deep dives and CEO interviews to sophisticated analysis and reporting. The ideal candidate has experience overseeing editorial teams, is an inspiring leader, and has an extensive network of experts, business leaders, writers, and editors while getting excited by the idea to get their hands dirty (and having fun!) growing something new. This person must love to think about all things business-related (and beyond) and have a sixth sense of what the readers of Firstbase want and need. They must know the competitive landscape of business and entrepreneurship publications and have great ideas about how to set Firstbase apart. They will publish smart and well-reported stories and perspectives that make readers smarter about the future of business. **What's Firstbase.io** Firstbase is building an all-in-one Company OS to help define how founders across the globe launch, manage and grow their businesses. More than ten thousand founders from over a hundred countries have used our incorporation product, Firstbase Start, to launch their startup. For many founders, "firstbase.io" has become what they type into their address bars when they think about incorporating a business. We are backed by Y Combinator & our team, investors, and advisors include people from Apple, Gusto, Carta, Wise, Plaid, and many other great companies. **Why you should join** Firstbase is much more than just incorporation. Our team is dedicated to building products & solving some of the startupsā€™ hardest problems, with a particular focus in: * Democratizing access to financial infrastructure * Automating tasks every founder faces when running a business * Making tools and resources more accessible to everyone, everywhere * Building integrated solutions for founders and removing friction * Delivering opportunities to traditionally overlooked founders and companies * Democratizing access to knowledge Join us on a mission to help more companies succeed! **Who are we looking for** We are looking for risk-takers with diverse experience able to provide fearless feedback. **You will have the following duties** * Oversee the publication of several stories per day, from timely analysis and commentary to long-form features * Identify trends and changes in the worlds of business and entrepreneurship * Liaise with design and leadership on the creative execution and packaging of stories * Use a combination of data-driven insights and editorial judgment to refine editorial strategy over time * Be accountable for the publicationā€™s budget * Liaise with audience development and marketing on various promotional efforts, from the newsletter and social media strategy to readership and subscriber trends * Represent Firstbase.io inside and outside * Bring good ideas to work every day **You should meet the following requirements** * 5-7 years of experience in a newsroom, agency, corporate, and/or media environment * Bachelorā€™s degree in communications, advertising, marketing, PR, journalism, or related field * Experience guiding teams in campaigns across many platforms * You are passionate about great storytelling, and sophisticated business analysis, and are a stickler for top-tier editorial standards and quality prose * You have a big-picture vision of what this publication should cover and specific story ideas that reflect that vision * You are intellectually curious and display excellent taste and judgment * You are comfortable working in a startup environment, where speed, flexibility, and experimentation are part of the day-to-day culture * You are a positive, straightforward, and effective communicator * You like working on a team and can help improve other peopleā€™s ideas through collaboration and brainstorming * You believe that good stories can come from anywhere **Some perks you might enjoy** * Competitive salary: We lean on some of the best market data to ensure that we offer the most competitive compensation. * Hybrid work environment: We work both remotely & from our offices in New York City in SĆ£o Paulo ā€“ optimizing for collaboration while providing flexibility to team members. * 21 days of PTO + birthday off: We offer flexibility to allow people to relax and recharge whenever they need it. * Build your ideal work setup: We understand that how you work is extremely important, so we provide a stipend to set yourself up for success here at Firstbase. * Health benefits: Firstbase offers health insurance reimbursements to both US and international employees. * Learning and development: We provide a stipend together with resources to help people grow and develop in their careers. * Amazing quarterly bonus: Every team at Firstbase has a bonus structure that usually accounts for 20-25% of OTE.