Senior Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 17, 2012
Closes
Jan 16, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
The Senior Editor will be responsible for supporting the editorial team in maintaining and updating the web site and other digital properties (mobile, video, etc.) related to its premiere pregnancy and parenting brand. He or she will regularly contribute to new projects, from concept through completion, and execute ongoing content/social media and other updates. The prospective candidate needs to have strong writing and editing skills, knowledge of the parenting/pregnancy space, experience in social media, be able to work on multiple projects at once, and meet strict deadlines. Experience with managing and top editing assistant- and associate-level staff, and working collaboratively with technology, product, and brand/content partners, a must. Candidate must also have experience with online media, plus an interest in the subjects of parenting, pregnancy, children’s health, and other women's lifestyle issues.

Daily site tasks include:
-Regularly embodying the voice and tone of the brand.
-Creating, organizing, and editing new content, and making appropriate updates to existing content
-Using the principles of SEO to create compelling and highly trafficked site content
-Assisting in management of associate editor, production assistant, and freelance contributors, including assigning and editing content and overseeing production tasks
-Contributing to the writing, editing, and/or top editing of the daily e-newsletters, Q&As, photo galleries, and feature articles
-Collaborating with community, mobile, and social media teams to create and maintain editorial calendar and promotion plans

Qualifications:
-5+ years writing/editing experience, with at least some experience working on parenting, pregnancy, and or health and wellness topics.
-At least 2 years online experience.
-College degree, preferably with English or journalism concentration or equivalent experience.
-Basic understanding of HTML and online media.
-Strong writing, editing, research, communication, and management skills.
-Detail-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines effectively and multitask.
-Interest in and/or experience with health or women's lifestyle content.

About Everyday Health
Attracting 30 million monthly unique visitors, Everyday Health, Inc. is the leading provider of online health solutions. The company offers consumers, healthcare professionals and marketers with content and advertising-based services. Its broad portfolio of websites and mobile applications span the health spectrum–from in-depth medical content for condition prevention and management to healthy lifestyle offerings. Everyday Health offers the tools, community, and expert advice people need to live healthier lives, every day. Everyday Health, the television series, is brought to you by EverydayHealth.com. Everyday Health was founded in 2002 by CEO, Ben Wolin, and President, Mike Keriakos.

At Everyday Health, we foster a cooperative and lively environment that encourages new ideas and forward thinking, and we value our employees and support their development. We work hard, but we work together to create a website experience that helps our audience live healthier lives every day and we have fun while we do it!

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history/requirements with your application.

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