JOB DESCRIPTIONRefinery29 is looking for a rock star Senior Editor who will work closely with the site's Deputy Editor, Managing Editor, and Senior Editorial staff. The Senior Editor is responsible for overseeing and top-editing content for various local channels (up to four) and providing support and mentoring to local editors, including generating story ideas, talent wrangling and shoot-production support, and writing content as needed. This Editor will collaborate with the rest of the Senior Edit team to align on the comprehensive monthly schedule, representing said channels' ongoing requirements, including SEO and seasonal content. This position will also work with local editors and share the responsibility of meeting all traffic and local growth goals. He/she will be responsible for helping to maintain quality control and tone/style consistency across all chosen channels. Responsibilities include: Conceive and write feature stories for both local and global channels Cultivate a wide range of celebrity, influencer, and local contacts/talent, and help to increase awareness of the R29 brand Top edit and schedule content, assign stories to contributors, and oversee and produce photo shoots Keep a sharp eye on performance, social media strategies, and local-audience growth and engagement Work closely with local editors in creating a short- and long-term editorial calendar, as well as work with the creative team to conceive original visuals and graphics Plan and execute big-picture ideas to help grow and engage the R29 audience Share and report on R29 growth and traffic goals Represent the R29 brand in New York, from television and radio to other online outlets and printQUALIFICATIONS Qualifications: A minimum of 5 years in a writing and editing role within digital media; at least 2 years of management experienceSolid rolodex of contacts within the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries, with a clear understanding of talent wrangling best practicesSuperior top-editing skills and an ability to work in a fast-paced environmentA healthy addiction to the Internet, fashion, and pop cultureExperience working with social media and SEO strategiesStrong, almost-obsessive knowledge of fashion, shopping, style, and beauty, as well as other lifestyle categories including home, dining, and entertainingKnowledge of local trends and interests in the above categories, as well as local venues and eventsMust be quick on his/her feet with a real talent for generating and finding fresh engaging content not just daily, but hourlyMust be highly organized, and able to lead and inspire a team of editorsMust be team-oriented, responsive, and comfortable collaborating, but also able to work independentlyADDITIONAL INFORMATIONDoes this sound like you? Please submit your resume and let us know why we should meet.