Senior Editor - New Women's Lifestyle Website

Location
Santa Monica
Posted
Nov 30, 2010
Closes
Dec 30, 2010
Contact
Hiring Editor
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
Total Beauty Media ranks among the top three women's online media companies, reaching more than 5 million beauty advice-seekers per month. And now we're growing into Women's Lifestyle, with a new site launching in 2011.

We're looking for an experienced online journalist to lead editorial development and programming for this site, and lead its team.

Daily coverage will be service-focused, in areas such as healthy living, parenting, food, home and career. The editor will devise traffic-driving stories, photo galleries, quizzes and videos, and also lead creation of content, as well as production of photo/video resources.

This position is located in Santa Monica, Calif., and reports to the EVP of Content Programming.

Responsibilities:
Own the overall content experience for the site.
Write and edit daily; oversee and assist with programming of the site, emails, social media.
Provide editorial leadership and active engagement with Product, Sales, SEO and Design teams.
Work closely with Ad Sales team to create sellable content packages, and lead the creation of these assets.
Build and monitor the voice and evolve the editorial formats to keep users engaged.
Provide direct management and give editorial direction to content team.
Develop content production plan by performing ongoing metrics audits.

Requirements:
5-10 years of experience in an online editorial environment, with strong writing, editing and reporting background.
Management experience.
Experience developing a content strategy involving branded ad sales.
Proven understanding of social media and networking.
Experience working with freelance writers, making assignments and providing feedback.
Ability to balance several projects at once while working in a deadline-driven environment.
Understanding of online publishing and the competitive landscape
Efficiency, accuracy, organization skills, dependability, attention to detail.
Proven experience working with a content management system.
Strong interpersonal skills and experience collaborating in a team environment.
Knowledgeable in SEO and analytics.
Strong project management skills.





To apply: Send cover letter, resume and 5 to 10 links to your best service journalism work.

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