We’re Hiring!

March 20, 2024

Dance Media is hiring a managing editor. See below for details on the position and how to apply.

JOB TITLE: Managing Editor



APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY EMAIL: Send cover letter, resumé, and recent writing samples to [email protected].

DANCE MEDIA MISSION STATEMENT: To be the global leader in producing dance content of the highest quality that educates both dancers and nondancers, gives audiences exclusive insider access to the art form, and begins and deepens important conversations.

ROLE: The Managing Editor is responsible for overseeing the workflow of content for Dance Teacher, Dance Spirit, and Pointe, ensuring that high quality standards are met for Dance Media’s content and projects are kept on track and within budget. This role also contributes to the creation of content for these titles, assigning, editing, and writing articles.


Managing Editor, Pointe, Dance Teacher, Dance Spirit

  • Maintain planning grid for each issue, tracking word count, deadline, fee and story status 
  • Oversee the digital workflow, tracking the status of each story and shuttling it through fact checking and proofing stages, helping to ensure all content meets the magazine’s quality standards, guidelines, and legal requirements.
  • Coordinate contributors’ contracts and invoices
  • Oversee the production of several regular columns, assigning, editing, scheduling photo/video shoots, and uploading online content
  • Schedule editorial meetings
  • Coordinate with the sales team to oversee the production of listings


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in dance and journalism/English 
  • Knowledge of various dance genres, trends, and issues
  • Knowledge of the dance industry and community, including dance styles, artists, and events
  • 2-3 years of editorial experience preferred
  • Proficiency in WordPress, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, G-Suite
  • Extreme attention to detail and excellent command of grammar and style
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment


This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of duties a person in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Hollywood.com and Dance Media Publications LLC do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, and age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

SALARY RANGE: $37,000–$40,000