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Editorial Operations Manager

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Position Summary

Discovery's Digital group is a well-funded start-up within Discovery, Inc. We are fast, nimble, and have fun developing new, innovative, and immersive digital products and content for iconic brands. We are working at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and every day utility. As content creators across the digital ecosystem, we continuously leverage our technology to create immersive viewing and interactive experiences. We tell engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day and bring new interactive experiences to life to not only entertain but improve the lives of our customers. Most recently, our group is behind the launch of discovery+, Discovery's global streaming service, serving as the definitive destination for real life entertainment with the largest ever content offering at launch, debuting in the U.S. on January 4, 2021.

The Editorial Operations Manager will be responsible for making sure that the content produced by Golf Digest is produced, published, and distributed across all channels.


Cross-Team Management

• Maintain the editorial calendar across all channels, including for large feature packages and tentpoles.

• Facilitate key dates and milestones across teams (ex: photo and video shoot dates, asset and text delivery, communication of sales requirements, etc.)

• Communicate dates and sales requirements to all feature producers

• Maintain the yearly production calendar, which dictates when the magazine goes to print and when the digital edition goes live.
• Ensure that all sales campaigns are launched at correct time and to spec (ex: are videos tagged properly, hub pages built, print and digital edition ads inserted, etc)

Digital Production
• Production of "products" with all metadata added to the site
• Transform print files into Digital Edition, prepare for publication and syndication.

• Manage all freelancers and producers who create the Digital Edition.

• Oversee syndication of Digital Edition to Apple News+

• Oversee creation of print stories for

Print Production
• Facilitate issue and ad close.
• Create the magazine in K4/Indesign to be sent for printing and distribution.
• Manage entire rights clearance process for all print assets (Discovery Legal?)
• Prepare and submit all print files to be archived after publication.
• Uploading print files for international partners.


* 2 years of experience in digital production, ad operations, ad technology, or other relevant media/advertising/technology field.
* Bachelor's degree required.
* Solid understanding of digital ad products, publishing, and media services.
* Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
* Strong analytical skills.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Extremely detail oriented.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Ability to manage multiple tasks and activities simultaneously.
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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