Regional Online Editors - MW, NW, SW and SE

Nov 14, 2012
Dec 14, 2012
Ms. Kelly Connor
Digital Media
Full Time
CityEats, a new restaurant-focused digital venture, is seeking Regional Online Editors in 4 regions: Midwest (Chicago, Houston, St. Louis, Denver), Northwest (San Francisco, Seattle, Portland), Southwest (Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix) and Southeast (Miami, New Orleans, Atlanta).

Reporting to the VP, Content Strategy, editors will execute the day-to-day editorial operations of his or her city sites and develop content that delivers on traffic and conversion goals for the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop content for CityEats in regional markets, including restaurant profiles, promotions and blogs through demonstrated understanding of food, restaurants and lifestyle content.
• Represent CityEats locally at events, in social media and through press opportunities.
• Demonstrate ability to communicate clearly and remain focused in a fast-faced environment.
• Manage hiring processes for freelancers; schedule assignments.
• Collaborate with restaurants, writers, photographers and videographers to create content.
• Contribute to the editorial strategy of CityEats.
• Leverage Google Analytics for content creation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Written and verbal communication skills, with focus on food, restaurants and lifestyle content.
• Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques.
• Knowledge of primary research, writing, editing and copy style.
• Knowledge of HTML, content management tools, WordPress, Google Analytics and Microsoft Office suite.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work, and to operate independently.
• Advanced attention to detail.

Minimum Educational and Experience Requirements:

BA/BS degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, English, or other related area or equivalent experience and 5 years experience at a consumer online publication or equivalent. Start-up experience as well as passion for or knowledge of restaurants and food preferred.

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