Freelance Assistant Editor, Fashion & Trends - E!

Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Sep 20, 2012
Closes
Oct 20, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
PURPOSE:

The Manager Digital Analytics will manage online/digital research for E! Online and G4tv.com.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Contribute to a new section of a major entertainment site devoted to fashion, beauty and lifestyle trends (including travel, home and food)
- Pitch and write stories based on celebrity and pop culture trends, daily, in various topic areas (fashion, body, etc.)
- Write high-quality, professional and entertaining articles
- Update calendar and schedules, and other administrative duties
- Work with Senior Editor to keep section's voice and style consistent
- Write captions for high-profile galleries
- Participate in daily content meetings with site editors
- Work with social media and PR teams to promote stories and develop as large an audience as possible
- Contribute to news and other site content as necessary
- Meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment, including possible weekend and evening hours
- This is a long-term, freelance position

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

- Minimum 2 years similar experience writing and/or editing stories on fashion, beauty, body,lifestyles and trends—ideally with a celebrity focus

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

- Clear POV, strong editorial voice and clear writing style
- Able to work well in a team environment, taking on projects large and small
- Deep knowledge of the celebrity/pop culture and online media spaces
- Experience using custom CMS or similar publishing tools a plus

NBC Universal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.

Please apply online via the given link. No phone calls or emails please.

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