You’ll be helping manage the day-to-day editorial development for our communities. This means you must have experience on teams that create stories with huge attention, and pageviews, from social media. (Gawker, Buzzfeed, and the rest of the bunch)You must be an expert in SEO and social media.
As viral editor, you’ll function as a liaison between our influential contributing bloggers, our clients (like Conde Nast) and team- helping to create engagement, and harness great content. Specifically you’ll be:
- Working to editorially develop, and virally promote dozens of stories per day, on many lifestyle topics (fashion, food, home, etc)
- The point person for thousands of top bloggers, assisting them in using our platform, and training our clients to support them as well.
- Overseeing or contributing to the editorial and community vision for our partner sites, setting editorial calendars/assignments, reviewing and editing the best new posts from bloggers around the country and working as the primary point of contact with the client editorial teams.
- Utilizing forums, newsletters and social media items to keep our partners communities engaged.
- Soliciting feedback from our network on new feature ideas, distilling that feedback and sharing it with the product team.
The job will be full-time, in Manhattan, with a base salary, benefits after 90 days, and the potential for other performance incentives for the right person.
- Must be a rockstar expert on social media, SEO and developing content that gets pageviews.
- You should have a bachelor’s degree and a few years experience in online community management, social media management, blogging and online editorial.
- You must be very organized, able to wear many hats and juggle multiple tasks at once.
- You should be an excellent writer and communicator and probably have a blog of your own.
- You've tried out every new social web tool out there and know how to get the word out through grassroots PR.
- Should have good working web knowledge - you’ll also be using Google Apps, Salesforce, Hubspot, and probably a dozen other online tools.
- You should know what’s possible online working on Facebook, Tumblr, Wordpress or any other platform.