Hart Energy
  • 12-Dec-2022 to 11-Mar-2023 (CST)
  • Editorial
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Hart Energy ranks among the leading providers of news, data, and events for the global energy industry, including the flagship Oil and Gas Investor Magazine.


The Senior Editor, Shale/A&D is an experienced journalist and editor responsible for coverage of the upstream shale energy sector and the acquisition and divestiture deal markets. This individual reports on the industry from small A&D deals to large-scale mergers and acquisitions, while tracking and covering onshore oil and gas trends in North America, including carbon management projects. Reporting duties include focusing on upstream exploration and production, royalties and minerals transactions, and notable midstream energy deals. The position also takes the lead on curating the weekly A&D Watch newsletter.

The candidate will primarily be responsible for producing digital exclusives for HartEnergy.com, including breaking news reports, energy M&A trends and in-depth features with transaction advisers, CEOs and other dealmakers. This position will compile, edit and add coverage to Oil and Gas Investor magazine's A&D section.

The Senior Editor reports to the Editorial Director and maintains the Hart Energy brand going into its 50th anniversary.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the editorial director and managing editors on daily and long-term news and content planning and strategies.
  • Generate high-level content for company products across digital and print platforms with a primary focus on HartEnergy.com and digital newsletters.
  • Help advise and create content for the annual A&D Strategies and Opportunities Conference.
  • Assist in conference agenda planning, speaker recruitment, conference moderating and coverage at company events.
  • Be comfortable as a face of Hart Energy in energy and A&D markets and have the ability to travel to industry events and to visit with potential sources.
  • Use SEO best practices in news headlines and articles for optimizing online readership.
  • Stays attuned to readers' interest and needs through a variety of methods including focus groups, surveys, conferences and collaboration with other staff members.
  • Learn Hart Energy's mapping and analytics software at RexTag for digital mapping and content to supplement online news.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) in the relevant fields of study.
  • Preferred minimum of five years of journalism and editing experience.
  • Preferred experience in online news and digital newsletters.
  • Collaboration, teamwork and advanced planning are critical to putting together the industry-leading multimedia hub on HartEnergy.com.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines and handle work-related stress.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may sometimes include weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain a professional atmosphere for employees, clients and customers.
  • Experience covering the energy sector is considered a plus.

Competitive benefits package:

  • Competitive, full-time salary
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Life and AD&D
  • 401(K) Plan
  • 21 PTO days (Paid Time Off)
  • 11 Paid Holidays

Hybrid work:

  • This is not a remote position. We offer hybrid work schedules. The candidate will need to reside in the Houston or surrounding area.

**Hart Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.**

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