Senior Editor

New York
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 16, 2013
Ms. Human Resources Director
Full Time

The Senior Editor is responsible for building, maintaining and constantly improving Parade's network of contributors. He or she will recruit content creators who support our editorial mission, train them to build and engage with their audiences, analyze their results, and decide which ones to nurture and which to let go. The Senior Editor is responsible for the success of the contributor network as measured by editorial standards of quality and audience and engagement goals.


•Launch Parade's network by identifying and recruiting contributors from across the country in specific beats within entertainment, health, style, food, family and home
•Serve as main liaison with all contributors, encouraging them, responding to problems and concerns, seeking their input, keeping them in the conversation
•Help contributors succeed by establishing best practices in content creation, social media outreach, search-engine optimization, analytics, and reader engagement.
•Set individual goals for contributors and monitor their success --- rewarding promising contributors with better exposure/compensation plans, and dismissing struggling ones
•Manage a contributor assignment desk to create specific content to support editorial needs, sponsored sections and other strategic edit products
•Work with marketing and sales teams to help communicate the strengths and opportunities of our contributor network to potential advertisers and partners.

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