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Job Title Assistant Editor, Video Publishing
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements About.com is seeking a creative self-starter with excellent editorial skills and judgment to fill the role of Assistant Editor, Video Publishing at our headquarters in New York City.

The primary responsibility of the Assistant Editor, Video Publishing will be to help review and publish how-to video content while upholding our editorial standards. This person will work with video producers and our video team to fulfill the editorial mission of About.com.

A passion for online videos and content development is required. Experience in an online publishing environment is preferred. Note that this role is primarily focused on quality assurance and upholding standards with very limited involvement in production and post-production.

Specific Responsibilities:

Evaluate videos submitted by About.com video producers, provide revision notes, and publish video content to site.
Collaborate with video producers to meet content standards and improve overall quality of videos.
Correspond with About.com Guides (topic area experts) to ensure that video content is factually correct.
Assist with video production and post-production on as needed basis.
Write tutorials and document best practices for video producers.
Publish and optimize video-related content for search.
Assist in quality assurance testing of the live site.
Assist with social media and distribution efforts related to video.


Bachelorís Degree or equivalent required.
Must have strong remote communication skills via email, phone, conference calls, etc.
Ability to multi-task and collaborate as a team player in a fast-paced environment.
Candidate should have understanding of online video landscape and social media trends. Great editorial instincts and enthusiasm for online video a must.
Experience working with independent contractors preferred.
Experience developing, producing and/or editing online video content preferred
Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) preferred.
Background in lifestyle, tech, or educational content a plus.
Experience with Spanish-language video content a plus.
About Our Company The About Group is part of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), a leading internet company with more than 50 fast-growing, highly-related brands serving loyal consumer audiences. The About Group offers the best of both worlds. As a top ranked Web property, we combine the excitement of a fast paced, start-up atmosphere with the stability of a strong parent company. Here you can make a real and positive difference to people as part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the most relevant answers and solutions to our usersí needs by empowering them to accomplish those needs band move forward in their daily lives.

Join the About Group through its family of properties which include:

- About.com
- CalorieCount.com
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