Associate Editor, AOL

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Mar 06, 2013
Closes
Apr 05, 2013
Contact
Brenda Pullman
Duration
Full Time
Role: Associate Editor - AOL

AOL is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated team player to join the team. A successful candidate will be able to work with channel editors, write headlines, optimize web traffic, promote AOL content across social media platforms and grow the already well-established community.

Ideal candidates should meet the following criteria:

• Be knowledgeable about an array of subjects
• Thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to respond to news as it happens
• Be able to spot a hot-button story or a viral video from a mile away
• Have superior news judgment and writing skills and be able to condense large amounts of information into engaging and intriguing promos. Be able to identify the best photo to accompany a story
• Have excellent organizational skills, be meticulous about details and be able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously without feeling overwhelmed
• 2-4 years of work experience needed! (including some in an online setting)
• Knowledge of CMS, Photoshop and basic HTML is a plus
• Must be willing to work weekends as needed.

PREFER LOCAL CANDIDATES WITHIN THE TRI-STATE AREA.