Editor

Employer
Refinery29
Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Apr 11, 2013
Closes
May 11, 2013
Contact
Hiring Manager
Duration
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION

Refinery29 is looking for a Los Angeles Editor who will work closely with the site's Deputy Editor, Managing Editor, and senior editorial staff to edit, write, and produce Refinery29's L.A. newsletter and site. The Los Angeles Editor will oversee the day-to-day production and maintenance of all daily L.A.-centric fashion/culture/news/lifestyle/celeb content, in addition to daily newsletter features.
Responsibilities include:
Write, edit, produce, and project manage for the Los Angeles site
Schedule content, assign stories to contributors, wrangle celebrities and local talent, and oversee and produce photo shoots
Keep a sharp eye on performance, social media strategies, and local-audience growth and engagement
Work closely with top editors in creating and maintaining a short- and long-term L.A. 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
Cultivate a wide range of local contacts, and help to increase awareness of the R29 brand
Share and report on R29 L.A.’s growth and traffic goals
Represent the R29 brand in L.A.

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications:
A minimum of 5 years in a blogging and/or online production/media role
A healthy addiction to the Internet, fashion, and pop culture
Experience working with social media and SEO strategies
Strong, almost-obsessive knowledge of fashion, shopping, style, and beauty, as well as other lifestyle categories including home, dining, and entertaining
Knowledge of local trends and interests in the above categories, as well as local venues and events
Terrific contacts within the local fashion, beauty, and lifestyle industries, with a clear understanding of talent wrangling best practices
Must be quick on his/her feet with a real talent for generating and finding fresh engaging content not just daily, but hourly
Must be highly organized
Must be team-oriented, responsive, and comfortable collaborating, but also able to work independently

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Does this sound like you? Please submit your resume and let us know why we should meet.