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Managing Editor – London

 

International regulatory news service MLex is seeking Managing Editor to oversee the day-to-day coverage of our London bureau.

 

Founded in Brussels, MLex provides exclusive online news and analysis for legal and investment professionals interested in the regulation of antitrust, finance, trade, privacy, data security, bribery and corruption. With operations in Europe, the United States, Brazil and Asia, the company is expanding rapidly.

 

MLex, a Lexis Nexis division, offers an attractive employment package, with competitive salaries to attract and keep talented staff. This is an ideal opportunity to become part of a large and growing team at the heart of a thriving, growing and trusted news-media company.

 

The successful candidate will oversee reporters working in London but also edit copy from reporters in Brussels and other regions as needed. 

 

The Managing Editor will be expected to:

  • Provide authoritative guidance to reporters across MLex’s coverage areas.
  • Identify and communicate with the staff on the day's coverage priorities.
  • Line edit copy to ensure that content achieves MLex's standards for accuracy, insight and exclusivity.
  • Coordinate with reporters to maintain the overall editorial voice of the publication.
  • Manage travel budgets.
  • Coordinate coverage priorities with Managing Editors in other regions.
  • Recruit new staff and manage the performance of existing staff.

The ideal candidate: 

  • Has extensive experience in fast-paced news environments and managing teams of reporters
  • Experience in MLex’s key coverage areas and excellent news judgment
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to the business’s changing needs and ability to communicate change to the team
  • Ability to spot and develop talent
  • Good organizational skills

 The ideal candidate: 

  • Has extensive experience in fast-paced news environments and managing teams of reporters
  • Experience in MLex’s key coverage areas and excellent news judgment
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to the business’s changing needs and ability to communicate change to the team
  • Ability to spot and develop talent
  • Good organizational skills

MLex is a truly global business that serves customers in North America, Continental Europe, the UK, Asia and Latin America.  MLex operates out of various offices around the world including London, Brussels, Washington D.C., Hong-Kong, San Francisco and Sao Paulo. 

 

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