Logically is hiring for a Deputy Editor

Logically Facts works to reduce the individual, institutional, and societal damage caused by misleading and deceptive online discourse through our fact-checking efforts.

Job details

Contract

Permanent

Primary Responsibilities

  • Line management of a team of five to seven European fact-checkers and point of escalation for their editorial, logistical, technical, and administrative concerns.
  • Train and guide fact-checking team members to write fact-checks, analyses, and news articles to meet LF standards.
  • Reviewing editorial content created by the team and ensuring an extremely high standard of accuracy and clarity in all our fact-checking output.
  • Providing constructive and regular feedback to fact-checkers to improve their work.
  • Responsible for resource allocation to ensure client work is fulfilled in a timely and qualitative manner
  • Contributing and creating workflows, checklists, and guidelines needed to maintain standards Managing complaints and coordinating revisions or corrections.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Professional newsroom, fact-checking, or other editorial experience of at least 4-5 years
  • Deep understanding of the misinfo and disinformation space and the main challenges and dynamics of the fact-checking industry
  • Demonstrable experience managing a team of professionals in a news or media organization and the ability to lead a team of professional fact-checkers
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills and strong language copy-writing skills
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to grasp new and complicated information quickly
  • Ability to work well to tight deadlines and to prioritize tasks according to urgency and relevance
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to remain impartial and critical while reviewing complex and sensitive topics