A sneaker editor manages and edits content related to the latest footwear trends and news. They are innovators, organizers, and entrepreneurs that are tech-savvy, quick-thinking, and always ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest streetwear. They possess journalistic sense and strong communication skills. They are also creative and enjoy unconventional expression and design.
They can often be seen working for editorial companies and attending press conferences or fashion shows. Brands with sneaker editors include but are not limited to Complex, Hypebeast, and Highsnobiety. Salary for sneaker editors depends on experience and individual contracts. On average, the starting salary is usually around $40000 and can grow to about $61,370. Jobs for this role are expected to decline 3% by 2028.