Job opening detail :
Editorial Director
posted: Apr. 27, 2021
Offered by:
Good Hero
Health; Dental; Bonus; Flexible hours
Full Time
New York, NY
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for stories and their creators. The ideal candidate will be able to identify great stories based on our narrative worlds, articulate why, and develop them alongside our Chief Creative Officer. This job requires a great understanding and knowledge of the writing, editorial, and publishing process. We like people who shoot for the stars, aren’t scared of hard work, and are always on the lookout for something to inspire them.
Sound like you? Please reach out.

● Identify and incubate storylines from our narrative worlds.
● Identify, commission, and manage talent to develop storylines for our audience.
● Acquire and manage a network of underdogs and rising/promising writing talents.
● Be the company’s interlocutor with publishers (digital and physical), agents and established writers.
● Understand, advocate, and embody the company's visions and values, its story pillars, and editorial approach in general.
● Be the ambassador of our creative process, championing GOOD HERO’s world-building/development methods as we work with newly hired talent.

● Have a passion for telling compelling stories and finding writing talent.
● Good knowledge of theories and techniques of writing.
● The ideal candidate will have their own Rolodex of established contacts within the publishing community (authors, publishing houses, digital publishing platforms, etc.) and have excellent networking and people skills.
● Thorough understanding of the competitive marketplace for fiction, comics, graphic novels, and illustrated fiction serving children and teens is a great plus.
● Proven success (2+ years at the executive level) directing all aspects of editorial operations and particularly skilled at managing relationships with partners and content creators.
● Strong desire to be part of a new company with a strong focus on changing and innovative storytelling.
● Great professional and communication skills that allow you to build a vibrant network of professionals and talent in the publishing industry and beyond.
About Our  
GOOD HERO is a creative studio nurturing, producing, and licensing original and inspiring stories through movies, books, TV series, and more, for kids aged 7 to 77. Our team has been in the entertainment industry for over two decades, writing, directing and producing movies such as Leap!, the Cars franchise, The death of Staline, Les Intouchables and many more.
Now, we’re shaking things up by creating narrative worlds in a new way, and establishing publishing at the center of our process. GOOD HERO brings together creative communities, experienced storytellers, and fresh technology to build imaginative worlds filled with thousands of stories.

We dream big and inspire our audience to do the same.
Gregory Ouanhon
New York city
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