Vox Media is hiring a

Data Editor, Recode

San Francisco, United States

Recode covers the intersection of business and tech with authority. From breaking news and expert analysis to ground-breaking interviews at our signature Code conferences, we are the most influential brand in tech business news.

Recode is looking for a data editor, based in our New York or San Francisco office.

Your job will be to lead our efforts in data journalism and research, including establishing and leading our data collection and analysis efforts, producing data-informed news and features, helping design new storytelling techniques and tools, and promoting and supporting data journalism across our editorial staff.

A good candidate will have some experience as a journalist or analyst, with competence in statistics and/or data visualization, and interest in technology and business.

An ideal candidate will have a deep background in writing, computer science and/or statistics, data visualization, and personal interest in a specific technology or business coverage area.


  • At least some of experience as a journalist, analyst, or data-visualization designer.
  • The ability to deliver clean, accurate copy on deadline.
  • An interest in using data for journalism, focusing on technology and business.
  • An interest in working with more than a dozen colleagues to introduce and support data-driven research and storytelling.
  • Attention to detail in writing, math, and visual design.
  • The ability to work mostly independently, with support and input from editors and colleagues.
  • A creative, collaborative spirit, comfort trying new ideas, knowing some won’t work.
  • The ability to work from our New York or San Francisco office most days.
  • Some evening and weekend work.

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, samples of your work, and a link to an online presence — blog, podcast, Twitter stream, etc. — that you’re proud of.

Vox Media is one of the fastest growing media companies today, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 170 million people each month who rely on us for a modern, intelligent take on the world. Simply put, we create smart media brands for smart audiences.

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

We encourage candidates of all experience levels to apply. If the above doesn't describe you perfectly, please get in touch anyway and tell us why you want to work with us.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.