Managing Editor, Games

Content, San Francisco

About your role:

Reporting directly to the Editor in Chief, the Managing Editor will serve as the operational leader for all video games coverage FANDOM, supervising the day-to-day editorial operations. This person serves as the point of contact for the Video, Community, and Sales Development teams. Your duties as Managing Editor, Games include:

  • Create and manage long-term and short-term content plans around upcoming game launches.
  • Assign coverage/features to games editors, matching their expertise with titles.
  • Maintain curatorial balance on Fandom home page, checking for mainstream appeal, focus on key fandoms, and even coverage of topics.
  • Ensure editorial quality and strict adherence to Fandom’s editorial voice.
  • Manage editorial calendar.
  • Lead daily morning editorial stand-up meeting.
  • Lead weekly editorial planning meeting.
  • Work closely with Com Dev team to ensure success of assigned tasks -- review work, provide feedback, etc.
  • Work closely with Video team to brainstorm and maintain a schedule of editorial video features.
  • Work with Design on page layout and visual support requirements for editorial and fan programming initiatives.
  • Work with Social team for content promotional plans.
  • Utilize analytic tools to track and optimize content and marketing programs.
  • Curate and edit content written by peers and fan contributors.
  • Write editorial features and video scripts; host/narrate video features.
  • Cover conventions and entertainment events.

You are…

  • 7+ years of experience creating gaming & entertainment editorial content.
  • 3+ years managing teams, both in-house and remote
  • Strong connections within the gaming industry (studios, creators, other journalists)
  • Passion for pop culture entertainment (in all its forms) a must!
  • Video creation experience -- working in front of the camera or behind a mic -- is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of and commitment to adhering to AP Style.
  • Experience with image editing applications.
  • Experience with Web analytics tools.
  • Familiarity with Asana issue-tracking system.
  • Experience with HTML and working knowledge of wiki text editing.

Bonus points if you... 

  • E-sports expertise

Benefits & Perks

  • Stock options
  • Periodic Team Lunches and Happy Hour
  • Full pantry complete with coffee, a variety of drinks, cookies and healthy food options
  • Employee Interest and Hobby Groups supported by the company
  • Flexible working hours
  • International work environment with start-up culture


FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. The fan-trusted source in entertainment, FANDOM provides a home to explore, contribute to, and celebrate the world of pop culture. Whether looking for in-depth information on favorite fandoms or what’s buzzing in entertainment, FANDOM has your pop culture curiosities covered through fan-expert knowledge and carefully curated and fun, original multi-platform content.

FANDOM has a global audience of almost 200 million monthly uniques and encompasses over 400,000 fan communities. We currently feature more than 55 million pages of content, inclusive of video.



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