Associate Editor, AOL.com

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 06, 2012
Closes
Nov 05, 2012
Duration
Full Time
AOL is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated team player to join the homepage of AOL.com. The associate editor will write headlines, publish content and work with channel editors to generate content for our widely read front page.
 
The AOL homepage updates constantly and features stories on a range of topics, including everything from news and celebrity to fashion and autos. Ideal candidates should meet the following criteria:
 

Be knowledgeable about an array of subjects

Thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to respond to news as it happens

Be able to spot a hot-button story or a viral video from a mile away

Have superior news judgment and writing skills and be able to condense large amounts of information into engaging and intriguing promos. Be able to identify the best photo to accompany a story

Have excellent organizational skills, be meticulous about details and be able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously without feeling overwhelmed

2 – 4 years of experience, including some in an online setting. Knowledge of CMS, Photoshop and basic HTML is a plus

MUST BE WILLING TO WORK WEEKENDS


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