BuzzFeed is hiring an

Editor

Washington, United States

BuzzFeed News is seeking a full-time editor to join our Washington, D.C. bureau to help expand our Washington coverage. We’re looking for an experienced editor who knows what will blow up internet, the Washington conversation or both; a drive to help reporters aggressively cover policy and politics; and the ability to move copy cleanly and quickly. The editor will assist the managing editor with planning, assigning, and editing the day-to-day coverage of the Hill, the White House, departments, and agencies. The editor should have a keen understanding of politics, and an enthusiasm for editing both breaking news and reported features.

Responsibilities:

  • Edit and assign stories.
  • With the managing editor, manage the workflow of multiple reporters in a fast-paced environment.
  • Coordinate with editors and reporters on the breaking, investigations, technology, and science desks as-needed to ensure stories that touch on Washington and politics will have maximum impact.

Requirements:

  • Experience covering and editing political news
  • Deep grasp of the online conversation
  • Good sense of humor and eye for the absurd
  • Emotional intelligence and a collaborative, team spirit
  • Willingness to work hard, often at unusual hours