Senior Vice President, Vox

Vox Media, DC/ NY/ Remote

Shaping the future of journalism and entertainment

Known for our explanatory journalism, Vox is a user's guide to the news, helping readers make sense of everything from the Covid-19 pandemic to the protests against police brutality to the 2020 election. We want to create the single best resource for news consumers anywhere.

Vox is searching for an executive to oversee all business and editorial operations for Vox, a multi-faced general news network spanning text, video, podcasts, and TV. Reporting to the Publisher at Vox Media, the Senior Vice President will be uniquely responsible for the full breadth of the Vox network and its world-class explanatory journalism, primarily focused on maintaining and growing its core business lines, and identifying new ones. The ideal candidate is motivated by the challenges and opportunities of the modern digital media business, and is growth-minded and entrepreneurial.

What you’ll do: 

  • Support the editor-in-chief and other senior leaders in setting editorial priorities and plans that fulfill Vox’s journalistic mission and ambitions, align with network and company-level business strategies and budget, and grow Vox’s reach and influence.
  • Grow and expand Vox’s TV, audio, and consumer revenue programs, as well as its advertising business.
  • Identify new and emerging revenue opportunities and business lines.
  • Develop, execute and champion initiatives to continue to make Vox a more diverse, equitable and inclusive newsroom.
  • Set and manage budget for the entire Vox network.  
  • Represent Vox among the company’s senior and executive leadership team
  • Work with Vox Media’s Publisher and other SVPs in the editorial organization in setting company-wide initiatives, programs, and policies.

 What you'll bring: 

  • A deep understanding of and reverence for Vox’s explanatory mission.
  • Executive-level experience in newsroom and people management and/or media business development.
  • Demonstrated ability to grow revenue while putting journalism, audience, and ethical standards first.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated skill in leading large, complex teams in a fast-paced environment, and in managing senior leaders and executives.
  • Enthusiasm for and experience in leading successfully through organizational change.
  • TV/podcast development experience is a plus.

About working at Vox Media:

This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

More about Vox Media:

Vox Media’s portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.

Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

About Vox Media

Vox Media is a prestigious modern media company that believes in the power of going deeper to connect with global, passionate, curious audiences. Through our authoritative house of brands, commitment to developing standout technology, and high-fidelity advertising, we are shaping the future of journalism and entertainment.

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