Associate Editor

New York
Jan 09, 2013
Feb 08, 2013
Mr. Carolyn Kylstra
Full Time
Associate Editor is seeking a creative and enthusiastic associate editor. This individual will be heavily involved in the creation of special packages and feature centers, in writing for the daily news initiative, and in contributing to our social media efforts. The associate editor should have the ability to communicate effectively with editors, project managers, designers and developers. The position is based in Women’s Health’s New York office.

Key Responsibilities:

—Pitch, assign, edit, and contribute to feature centers
—Conceive of new creative ways to package site content so that it’s attractive and engaging to our readers, and coordinate with our social media and special projects editors to enhance and promote feature centers in cool and exciting new ways
—Pitch daily news stories every day, and write multiple news stories each week
—Produce whip-smart and immensely clickable display copy for the homepage and one of the channel pages
—Write, edit, and assign stories to freelancers
—Contribute to social media, blogs, newsletters, syndication, SEO, production, promotion, and other site needs on an as-needed basis

The ideal candidate will have:

—2-5 years’ worth of professional media experience
—An interest in integrative health, psychology, relationships, fitness, and food
—A strong service-journalism sensibility
—A proven ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
—An understanding of Web metrics and SEO
—Experience working in WordPress and Drupal
—A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or English

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Interested? Send a cover letter, resume, and clips to site director Carolyn Kylstra –

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