Ross will join the news brand in November, having responsibility for all features and lifestyle journalism including the magazine, travel, fashion, culture and the daily features section
Before her most recent role as acting editor at the Evening Standard, Ross worked at The Independent, Hearst and the Scotsman, where she began her journalistic career.
Ross said: “I’m thrilled to join such a talented team and look forward to continuing the exciting transformation of this truly quality news brand alongside them.”
Chris Evans, The Telegraph’s editor, said: “We are delighted to welcome Charlotte to the Telegraph. She has a wealth of experience in digital publishing, features and lifestyle and will be well positioned to lead our ongoing transformation. We look forward to working with her.”