Editor

Employer
Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Nov 19, 2010
Closes
Dec 19, 2010
Contact
Ms. P H
Category
Digital Media, Other
Duration
Full Time
EDITOR (Location: New York City or Los Angeles)

TVGuide.com has grown rapidly, quadrupling traffic in 2.5 years to 23 million unique users while remaining No. 1 in engagement metrics among its competitors by combining breaking news, exclusive scoops, and original features with photos, videos, social networking and an extensive database of entertainment information. We have an immediate opening for a talented, driven editor with a passion for entertainment. The ideal candidate will help oversee fast-paced editorial operations and find new ways to grow and engage the site's audience.


Job Description:

*Collaborating with the editorial team and contributing to our vision by driving audience growth and engagement.
*Conceiving, writing and editing creative breaking news stories and features.
*Contributing to the TVGuide.com editorial calendar and working under tight daily deadlines.
*Collaborating closely with our marketing department on the best social media and SEO practices.


Responsibilities / Qualifications:

*at least 3 years of hands-on, deadline-driven editorial experience, preferably online.
*Proven leadership skills.
*Experience on camera, and enthusiasm for talking about television and pop culture in videos for TVGuide.com and on national television a plus
*Solid understanding of online metrics and ability to use them to drive growth and engagement.
*Creative ideas for driving audience growth and engagement online.
*Superb organizational skills. The ability to manage multiple projects at one time and on tight deadlines.
*Excellent writing and editing skills.
*Strong knowledge of entertainment and a passion for covering it. A love of pop culture.
*Intense work ethic and comfort with a fast-paced, deadline-driven editorial environment.
*Knowledge of online CMS publishing systems preferred; ability to learn and use new technologies essential. Willingness to troubleshoot technical site issues and problems.
*Collaborative, problem-solving temperament, flexibility, and a sense of humor are all essential.


The company offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, an excellent benefits program, and a great working environment.



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