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MSTARS NEWS ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR/ BUZZWRITER

Publication or Company 
Industry  Internet/Online/New Media
Benefits Bonuses, Flexible Hours, Health, Telecommute Policy
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Experience Level 5 years
Job Requirements Job description

MStars News is looking for a dynamic Editor who has a passion for entertainment and can handle “gossip” topics with journalistic integrity. We need writers with an amazing sense of staying ahead of the curve on the latest celebrity news and being among the first to break it. Entertainment has power to impact lives - we wish to find enthusiastic, diligent and professional writers who can join the team in its mission to enrich the lives of readers and artists.

Desired Skills and Experience

A positive attitude, good energy and flexibility is a must-have for the company. Editor will play an essential role in shaping MStars News’ editorial vision by developing and following through with stories that are important and engaging for a broad yet discerning audience. In addition to having excellent editing skills and attention to detail, candidates must also be able to assist in planning, developing, and executing long-term content strategies, as well as manage a diverse community of writers, journalists, and contributors.

Who are we looking for?

Editors must be capable of catching hot topics and write numerous articles, meeting deadlines and goals. Candidates must be timely when delivering news stories, write compelling articles, drive traffic, and have great organizational skills. Editors that exceed traffic goals, and manage their writers to do the same, wil be entitled to incentives!

Candidates should have at least five years digital journalism or relevant experience, and a demonstrated ability to explain complex subjects and write engagingly. They should have an eye for important stories that fly under the radar and are routinely ignored by traditional news media. Excellent skills in editing, scheduling, story assignment, and long-range planning of features are a must.

Desired Skills:
Experience with Journalism, Communications or related field required.
Experience writing for online multimedia (web savvy)
Well-versed in the Associated Press writing style
Has a strong grasp of SEO and have experience in using it to drive traffic
Has experience writing secondary stories using reliable sources while maintaining unique voice
Can turn around a story in less than 40 minutes if needed
Can maintain weekly traffic goals set by company

To apply, email resumes@musictimesco.com specifying "MStars News Editor/BuzzWriter" position in the subject line and attach the following:
Cover letter (including writing samples)
Resume (including Linked In profile or personal website)
Areas of expertise
Salary History
Minimum 3 professional references (with phone numbers)
About Our Company MStars News is a subsidiary of Music Times, LLC, a global music and entertainment online media company located in New York City. MStars News covers all the latest entertainment hot topics across TV, film, sports, nerds!, celebrity wellness & beauty routines, charities they care about, and feel good stories from the stars.

Music Times, LLC is experiencing rapid growth. Mstarsnews.com is already recognized as the top 40 music and entertainment websites according to Comscore. It is recognized among the top 1000 websites with the most traffic by Quantcast.com.