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Editorial Manager, MLB, SB Nation

Vox Media

Vox Media

United States
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024


SB Nation is the largest independent sports media brand, consisting of, Secret Base, MMAFighting, OutSports and more than 280 fan-centric team communities.

SB Nation is part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what’s now, what’s next, and what’s possible.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.


  • Develop and lead editorial content strategy for assigned team communities centered around seasonal tentpole events.
  • Consults with programming, audio, marketing, commerce, legal, and other internal teams as needed to implement MLB content strategy on team communities
  • Oversee assigned team and macro sites and associated budgets, with seasonal adjustments between tentpoles
  • Develop policies and best practices for assigned team communities
  • Conduct editorial oversight, quality control, and accountability for assigned team communities sites. In some cases, this will include close editorial oversight of original reporting and coverage of sensitive subjects.
  • Work with assigned team communities to continually diversify their contributors and audiences
  • Manage and audit social media and commerce strategies and tactics for assigned team communities
  • Conduct outreach to assigned team communities managers and staffs, and facilitate exchange of story ideas, strategy, tactics, successes, opportunities, knowledge sharing, etc.
  • Serve as point of contact for communications to assigned team communities from Vox Media, which may include working with or communicating messages from: product, support, editorial, video, legal, and/or people & culture teams, in conjunction with centralized SB Nation leads
  • Execute on sales strategies in partnership with stakeholders
  • Hire and supervise full-time employee site/team community producer(s)
  • Serve as a point of contact for assigned MLB team communities contributors to SB Nation, and provide consistent and reliable support to contributors
  • Coordinate and collaborate with senior team community management and producers on MLB coverage


  • At least 3 years experience working as a writer or manager, preferably in the baseball space
  • Advanced knowledge of all things baseball, including Minor League Baseball
  • Management or mentorship experience
  • Demonstrated skills in content strategy, handling budgets, providing editorial assistance, SEO, and digital content creation best practices
  • Ability to take direction and work independently within a collaborative, team environment
  • Incredible attention to detail

If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.


This job is remote.



This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.

This role is a part of the Vox Media Union, represented by the Writers Guild of America, East


Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here.

Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to 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. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team ([email protected]).


Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.


The salary range listed below represents the minimum and maximum base pay for this position at the time of this posting. Final salary offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate's skills and experience.

Pay Range
$77,000$85,000 USD