Sep 05, 2023

Managing Editor, Content Team

  • Our Sunday Visitor
  • Remote
Full time Communications Media-Journalism Publishing / Journalism

Job Description

The Managing Editor, Content Team, will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of OSV periodicals and websites, including Our Sunday Visitor, The Deacon, and The Priest, with a focus on print and digital content. This position will be a critical part of a collaborative, creative team that seeks to provide the very best in Catholic commentary to evangelize, form, and inform in both print and digital media.

The Managing Editor will solicit, review, and edit content for OSV’s consumer products according to OSV’s publication style and editorial guidelines. Working with the editors of the periodicals and websites, the Managing Editor will offer suggestions and comments to improve the content.

 Essential Job Functions (*=Non-essential tasks):

  • Drive the editorial calendar, ensuring a consistent flow of high-quality content that aligns with company objectives and is delivered on deadline
  • Identify emerging trends, topics, and opportunities in the Catholic Church to inform content strategy
  • Manage process of Our Sunday Visitor and content on
  • Manage process of the monthly The Priest magazine and the bimonthly The Deacon magazine, including leading content and design meetings
  • Work closely with Digital Content Coordinator and Design team to develop fresh, creative, and innovative digital and print containers for OSV content
  • Assist respective editors in the planning of editorial content for both print and digital media
  • Supervise and coordinate freelance writers and correspondents
  • Copyedit and proofread content in conjunction with Associate Editors
  • Oversee relationships with authors and approve payments
  • Monitor digital content performance metrics, analyze audience engagement, and use insights to refine content strategies
  • Identify opportunities for content improvement and growth based on data-driven insights
  • Accomplish all other tasks or duties as assigned 



  • 5-7 years of experience in Catholic communications
  • Strong knowledge of the Catholic Church
  • Preferred experience in writing and editing for a national publication


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, or equivalent Liberal Arts field
  • Coursework in theology preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in areas of print and digital publication
  • High competency in copyediting, proofreading, writing, and story development
  • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills to manage projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong understanding of Catholic Church teachings and practices
  • Abilities in planning and coordinating people and operations
  • Willingness and interest in working as part of a creative, collaborative team 

Working Environment: 

  • Depending on the candidate, hybrid and fully remote work is a possibility
  • Must be able to sit for the majority of their shift
  • May be required to travel a few times a year 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

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