Managing Editor

Posted On: April 9, 2018

Journalism Job

Media Organization: The Real Deal

Company Description

Considered the bible of New York City real estate, The Real Deal has become mandatory reading for everyone in the industry. Since 2003, TRD has provided up-to-the-minute industry news and in-depth reports and profiles in our 65,000-circulation monthly magazine and on, which covers the real estate industry in New York, LA, Chicago and Miami.

The Real Deal has been repeatedly recognized for its prowess in real estate media: TRD won a record 12 awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors in 2016, including the gold for best residential trade magazine and a silver award for best commercial trade magazine. SABEW recently awarded TRD with first place in General Excellence for industry/topic-specific publications, as well as best feature for a small publication.

Job Description

The Real Deal, an award-winning publication that covers the real estate industry in New York, Miami and Los Angeles — with San Francisco on the way — is looking for a managing editor to join our L.A. bureau.

The right candidate possesses a sharp eye for news, knows how to turn a good story into a great story and works well under deadline. We need a quick thinker with a flexible nature who will cultivate sources and generate scoops as well as assign and edit stories. Clean, effortless copy with a kick is a must, as are organizational skills — you will be ensuring copy goes up in a timely manner and keeping an eye on the story mix every day. Writing and editing work will include breaking news stories for the website, longer form features for both the site and the quarterly magazines, as well as recapping stories from other publications.

We want someone who is excited about business reporting, and who sees the possibilities for groundbreaking stories in one of the most exciting real estate markets in the world. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of related experience.

Salary is competitive, and benefits include access to health insurance and a 401K, plus the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial, collaborative, fast-paced environment with room to grow in the organization.

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, clips and salary expectations to