Editor, POPSUGAR Beauty

Location
New York
Posted
May 08, 2013
Closes
Jun 07, 2013
Contact
Ms. Mandy Harris
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
POPSUGAR is looking for an experienced, beauty-obsessed editor to join our team as POPSUGAR Beauty Editor. Our ideal candidate has outstanding writing and editing skills, strong contacts in the beauty world, excellent planning and organizing skills, and experience leading a team. Online editorial experience preferred. If you’re up on the latest beauty trends and are eager to join a thriving, growing online publication, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Fashion and Beauty Director to hone and execute vision and voice of POPSUGAR Beauty

  • Maintain editorial calendar and lead high-level planning of monthly, weekly, and daily content

  • Produce multiple pieces of standout content each day about makeup, skin care, hair, nails, fragrance, and more

  • Line edit other team members’ work on a daily basis and provide coaching and feedback

  • Work closely with the Fashion and Beauty Director and the POPSUGAR video team to conceptualize ideas, edit scripts, and provide feedback on videos for beauty content

  • Execute projects while leading staff across multiple cities/time zones

  • Manage and contribute to audience and traffic growth through social media and other marketing activities

  • Closely follow beauty-industry news and read all relevant beauty media

  • Work evenings and weekends to cover award shows, Fashion Week, and other major events as needed

  • Attend and report on industry events as needed

  • Mentor and manage a team of three full-time editors



Required qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of professional experience in writing/editing/blogging, online publishing, or related field; minimum of 3 years dedicated beauty experience

  • Experience in and contacts throughout the beauty industry

  • Strong knowledge of online landscape, tools, and social media

  • Ability to turn around tight, accurate copy while meeting and enforcing daily deadlines

  • Willingness to appear on camera as a beauty expert

  • Willingness to travel occasionally

  • Experience editing and leading a team of writers

  • Intermediate to advanced HTML, Photoshop, and photography skills required



Please submit a resume along with an email to bellajob@popsugar.com describing why you think you'd be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR. This job is full-time and on site in New York. No phone calls please.

Please submit a resume along with an email to bellajob@popsugar.com describing why you think you'd be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR. This job is full-time and on site in New York. No phone calls please.

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