Digital Features Editor

North Adams
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Marci Saunders
Full Time
Basic Function

What is the online voice of a modern publisher? How do we use relevant, engaging, thought-provoking content to speak directly with our audience? The Digital Features Editor will develop Storey’s online presence from the content strategy perspective: fostering a consistent and coordinated public-facing image on our website and blog, newsletters, social media, and digital-first publishing initiatives.

Essential Functions

*Develop Storey’s digital content strategy and maintain its online voice across our public-facing communication: our website and blog, newsletters, social media, and digital-first publishing initiatives

*Acquire or write features for online publication

*Introduce online readers to Storey’s vast library of creative content

*Work with the Digital, Publicity, and Marketing departments to promote and distribute this content (and other things our readers would love!)

*Is a tireless advocate for our readers and a passionate advocate for the possibilities of online — increasingly mobile — technology

*Make online features excellent, valuable, and reader-friendly

Skills/Qualifications Required

*Excellent writing and editing skills

*Passion for do-it-yourself topics like crafting, cooking, growing, and building

*Ability to inspire and manage

*A collaborative mindset and ability to work with multiple departments

*Excellent organizational skills: both personal organization and the organization of information

*Involvement and interest in online communities

*Enthusiasm for the possibilities of contemporary publishing

Skills/Qualifications Desired

*B.A. or B.S. in relevant field

*Experience with common web Content Management Systems like WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal

*Experience with writing and editing for magazines

*Experience with blogging

*Experience with consumer marketing and copywriting

*Experience with video storyboarding and script writing

*A comfortable working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and SCSS

*An active presence on social media networks

Physical Requirements

*Vision and hearing must be acute enough for phone work and computer operations

*In-house position, no tele-commuting

To apply send the following via email:

Cover letter
Salary requirements
Writing Samples

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