Group Editorial Director

Group Editorial Director



The Mission: Endeavor Business Media is a rapidly growing US-based B2B media and events company founded in 2017. Endeavors mission is to deliver the highest-quality content in the B2B markets we serve and to do so in the various, multi- channel formats that todays industry professionals demand. From informative e-newsletters to in-depth monthly magazines to curated in-person events, Endeavor Business Media is committed to providing the best opportunities for professionals to stay knowledgeable and connect with marketplace colleagues that drive their industry forward.

The Team: Endeavor places a high importance on its data-driven core values of accountability, continuous improvement and being passionate about value creation in an environment that maintains minimal politics, directional clarity, high productivity, and low turnover among good people. These values are adopted at all levels of the company across every sphere and give the company its operational advantage. Our departments and operating businesses have autonomy and place a high value on meritocracy, with a commitment to providing individuals with opportunities for growth and development.

Title: Group Editorial Director

Location: Remote

Job Summary: Responsible for organizing the creation and developing the strategy of editorial content and the publishing process for all Vehicle Repair Group brands and associated products. Supervise editors, maintain readership, and assist in supporting advertiser engagement. Oversee the production of print magazines, websites, email properties, podcasts, videos, events, and all other media that we use to connect with our readership. Assist in developing annual editorial calendars and recruit/manage freelancers for necessary contributed content. Process invoices in line with established budget. Attend industry and client events for the purposes of networking and news gathering.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage editorial team & freelancers Oversee tasks of editors on the Vehicle Repair Group brands, work to build skill levels and competencies, help to solve technical or work-related problems. Recruit new and/or maintain existing relationships with contributors, ensure submission quality and relevance.
  • Oversee print publications Assist editors in gathering content from contributors/create original content, enter text into design platform, work with production on folio creation, work with designer on page creation, and edit designed pages.
  • Oversee and develop editorial topics/direction Work with editors and publishers to create annual editorial calendars that garner readership and advertiser support. Adjust coverage and direction as needed based on real-time industry trends. Coordinate special projects and create plans to meet deadlines.
  • Oversee websites, email properties, and social media channels Support editors in creating content for our websites, building and deploying email newsletters, and sharing content on social media.
  • Oversee multimedia content Manage current podcasts and video content offerings by supporting the editors that create the content. Aid in developing new content offerings through these channels.
  • Support event operations and content planning Work with team to develop a content plan for Vehicle Repair Group hosted events. Attract engaging speakers and stakeholders. Assist in promotion of events through editorial and marketing channels. Collaborate on logistics to carry out live events.
  • Interface with shared services and collaborate with other departments Be the conduit between the Vehicle Repair Group editors and departments that support the functions of their roles (e.g. Marketing Solutions, Web Development, Production, etc.).
  • Develop and execute strategic plans Lead the group by creating the vision that will harmonize content delivery for all Vehicle Repair Group brands, find cross-pollination opportunities between our brands, and ensure that our content works in concert to meet the needs of readers and advertisers alike. Coordinate special projects and create plans to meet deadlines.
  • Monitor the budget Develop annual editorial budget, adjust as needed, and oversee invoice submissions and approvals.
  • Attend trade shows and industry-related press events to professionally represent Endeavor Business Media and the publications on behalf of the editorial team. Additional responsibilities include reporting on the event with social media posts and conducting interviews for news coverage.

Core Competencies: Professional media skills, communications skills, emotional intelligence, supervising others, managing performance, delegation, problem solving, and project management.


  • Ability to oversee editorial team and contributors, manage the budget, and project manage.
  • Proficiency with computers and layout application software required.
  • Experience with InDesign, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.
  • Knowledge of AP style and adaptable to internal style, with a firm understanding of grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Well organized, flexible team player, and the ability to motivate and inspire staff.
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • B.S. Degree in Journalism, English, Communications, or Public Relations
  • 7-10+ years of experience in the publishing industry
  • Automotive experience and/or passion preferred

Special Job Dimensions: Some travel required.

Supervisory Reposinsibility: Oversee a team of 12+ editors as well as freelance contributors.

In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the OTE for this position is $80,000-90,000/yr.

To all current EBM employees: If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the company intranet job listings.

We offer competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401(k), generous PTO & paid holidays. For consideration, please complete our online application and send cover letter, resume, and salary requirement.

Endeavor Business Media is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, compensation, and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.