Welcome to the Jungle • Paris, France

International Senior Editor - x/f/h

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first – 2 days per month in the office recommended

4-day week

Core hours 10–5

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Job Description

Job Description

As a Senior Editor, you will be in charge of developing our editorial line in order to address Decision Makers’ needs and trends, as well as tackle Modern Work trends (DEI, new ways of working…) that shape the work market in the USA and beyond. You’ll be a key member of the US Media team and will contribute directly to building and delivering the right strategy to successfully develop our media in the USA and beyond. You’ll be based in Paris and will report to the Head of Media Expansion.

  • Media Strategy
    • Understand the media strategy and pro-actively suggest content production and diffusion adjustments to maximize our impact.

    • Follow-up editorial strategy and translate into specific concrete editorial projects that serve the media goals

    • Propose editorial dynamics and be a force of proposal to revise the format of articles or new topics and take action upon

    • Monitoring media’s ecosystem trends and news

    • Consolidate analysis of the performance of the content of the audience you are in charge of and Contribute to the Media Strategy by translating them into recommendations of new editorial projects/adjustments

    • Help identify the right actors to partner with and help create impactful synergies.

  • Editorial responsibilities
    • You’ll be in charge of conceiving, developing and delivering in total independence key special projects (The Lab, book, lives, others…) targeting Decision Makers and that’ll have a major impact on our development in new market

    • By editing pieces produced by freelancers and producing content yourself, you will ensure and improve high quality standards, as well as a perfect coherence with our editorial line.

    • You’ll help monitor the work trends in the US and beyond, and pitch content pieces for your DM audience but also for the other ones, that’ll be discussed collaboratively. Therefore, you’ll contribute to the team effort of finding innovative angles and formats to create and develop.

    • You’ll build and adjust your editorial calendar based on our media strategy and budget, and make sure it’s respected.

    • Based on the needs of the projects you’re in charge of, you’ll hire, coordinate and manage a team of freelance journalists, sub-editors, translators, video journalists, photographers and experts

    • Consolidate content briefs and share them with adequate members of our pool of freelancers

    • Contribute to the optimization of our content by updating articles and implementing strong SEO guidelines

    • You’ll collaborate with the rest of the team to produce video content with a coherence and impactful editorial line.

    • You’ll collaborate with the Europe editorial teams in order to develop global media initiatives.

    Preferred experience

    Preferred experience

    At Welcome to the Jungle, we are all coming from (really) different backgrounds, that’s our main strength!

    You are our ideal profile if :

    • You have at least 8 years of experience developing content for digital publications.

    • You are a real team player and have a deep sense of collaboration in work.

    • You are an experienced project manager, you are reliable and have great organizational skills.

    • You are quality driven, curious and consider yourself as creative.

    • You are comfortable with data and have an analytical mind

    • You have perfect writing skills and a sensibility for digital content.

    • You speak and write English perfectly

    • You like to work in a multi-skills and multicultural environment.

    • You have a great interest in work trends. A fine understanding of the US work market is a plus.

    Recruitment process

    • Step 1: Phone interview with Fattoum, Talent Acquisition

    • Step 2: Expertise Interview with Pauline, Head of Media Expansion

    • Step 3: Technical Assessment

    • Step 4: Interview with Pauline, Head of Media Expansion & Kim, US Senior Editor

    • Step 5: Interview David, our CCO and/or Marie, our Editor-in-Chief

    Company benefits

    4-day week
    Adoption leave – Same duration as maternity or co-parent leave in France
    Co-working space allowance – Offer adapted to your city thanks to our partner Ubiq
    Enhanced paternity leave – +5 days in France
    Pregnancy loss leave – 3 days
    Equity packages
    Teambuilding days
    Daily meal vouchers
    Work from anywhere scheme
    L&D budget
    Language lessons
    Work from home allowance

    We asked employees of Welcome to the Jungle how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

    Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
    Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
    Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
    Work-life balance
    Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
    Role modelling
    Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
    Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
    Working at Welcome to the Jungle

    Company employees


    Gender diversity (male:female)

    60%F 40%M

    Office locations

    Paris, France and Prague, Czech Republic

    Funding levels

    79 M€

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