Deputy Managing Editor, DraftKings Nation, SB Nation

  Vox Media
  New York City, NY
  Posted/Updated: 09/15/22

Job Summary


The Deputy Managing Editor will be responsible for ensuring the successful flow of all content on DK Nation. They will manage our news desk, coordinating schedules with part-timers and working with editors to determine assignments. They will leverage all part-time and full-time writers and editors to produce daily editorial content focused on daily fantasy sports, betting and more.


  • Ability to generate story ideas in consultation with editors
  • Strong leadership skills, along with experience managing a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to organize and plan for near and long-term initiatives
  • Ability to determine what stories should take priority
  • Collaborative approach to working within our vast network of writers and editors
  • At least 3 years of experience editing 
  • At least 1 year of experience managing people
  • Strong knowledge of sports
  • Strong knowledge of sports betting and fantasy sports industries
  • Some writing will be needed

If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.


This job is remote. We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.

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