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Publication or Company TakePart.com
Job Title News Editor
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Salary
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Beverly Hills, CA
Job Requirements • Oversee all content for TakePart’s “In the News” channel, which presents the day’s events and news stories with a social-relevance angle.
• Ensure consistency of voice and distribution of content across topics including Environment, Wildlife, Human Rights, Education, and Food Policy.
• Write and/or assign and/or edit approximately 10 posts per day
• Manage writers and contributors
• Ensure that all content within vertical is written in an entertaining voice consistent with TakePart’s smart, engaging, open-minded, occasionally humorous take on current events, and socially relevant issues
• Support sales programs, social action campaigns, and other partnerships and special series
• Work with photo editor to source compelling images to accompany posts and stories
• Optimize all content for SEO and social media
• Strong editing, writing, management and copyediting skills required
About Our Company TakePart.com is the digital division of Participant Media. TakePart is a leading source of socially relevant news, features, opinion, entertainment and information - all focused on the issues that shape our lives. We're also a community of people compelled to take action!

At the heart of everything we do is a belief that a story well told can change the world. That's why our mission is singular: To inspire and accelerate social change by connecting content to social action.
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