Food Content Editor

New York
Mar 11, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
- Develop specific content strategies for all food & entertaining content across the Latina Media Ventures properties, including, Latina magazine,, and the Latina Extra app.
- Ideate, collect, research, & produce all food & entertaining content for the LMV brand.
- Oversee daily operations of with a focus on creating engaging content that builds traffic & audience for the site.
- Work with the print staff to develop and produce Food pages of Latina magazine each month. Leverage all content opportunities between Latina magazine, and TheLatinKitchen, creating synergy & voice consistency between the brands.
- Track site & social media performance closely and optimize new ways to engage audience and drive traffic to the site.
- Repurpose existing content and adapt contributions from external sources, such as food bloggers, chefs, restauranteurs, etc.
- Identify trending news stories and topics that pertain to food & entertaining.
- Quickly generate web-centric content such as polls, slideshows and food packages with the intent to engage, retain and grow site audience and brand loyalty.
- Oversee day-to-day programming of social media with the intent to drive traffic to TheLatinKitchen & Latina's food content.
- Work with Magazine and website editorial staff, and other internal teams, to cross-promote properties and create editorial convergence when appropriate.
- Identify and build strategic content partnerships with other websites, brands, bloggers and key influencers.
- Ensure production service levels, traffic expectations, and date commitments for all strategic and content-related tasks, both editorial and sales/marketing-related, are consistently met.
- Work with sales & marketing teams to ideate editorial integrations for all LMV food platforms.

- A deep understanding of digital & print content and identifying stories that are traffic drivers a must.
- Experience in developing and testing recipes a plus. Experience editing recipes for tone and consistency a must.
- Experience with SEO a must.
- A deep understanding and/or love of food and entertaining, with a particular focus on Latin-American cuisine and culture.
- Knowledge and mastery of online Content Management Systems and a basic understanding of related Web technologies.
- Ability to multitask and think outside of the box, while maintaining a high attention to detail and the ability to follow through on scheduled tasks/projects.
- Bachelors degree and 3+ years of professional experience producing food-related content, preferably in a fast-paced online environment.

No phone calls please. Since we receive many resumes, we will only respond to candidates that meet our criteria. SALARY REQUIREMENTS ARE A MUST!!!

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