Associate Editor, Social Impact

Employer
Location
San Francisco
Posted
May 13, 2013
Closes
Jun 12, 2013
Contact
Simone Press
Duration
Full Time
Title: Associate Editor, Social Impact

Location: San Francisco

The Huffington Post is seeking an experienced associate editor for its expanding social impact platforms, specifically its Good News vertical, Global Motherhood and ImpactX programs. As associate editor of these sections, you will specialize in aggregating news stories, and thinking of out-the-box ideas for viral content; you will spend your time curating our social media channels, interacting and reaching out to potential bloggers, interacting with various partners to optimize their content, and building slideshows and photo galleries. You will also assist with the overall editorial management of these sections and be required to occasionally edit stories. Additionally, you will be required to research and strategize ideas for upcoming social impact platforms.

About HuffPost Social Impact: The Huffington Post's Social Impact platforms currently include its Good News, Global Motherhood, ImpactX, What Is Working: Small Business and TEDWeekends sections. Combining revenue-generating sponsorships with top-notch reporting, features and blogs, these programs are devoted to promoting a wide variety of causes, both in the United States and around the world. This is a rapidly expanding part of The Huffington Post with a gamut of additional programs set to be launched in the next several months.

Requirements:
Candidates MUST have 3-4 years of editorial experience in a professional setting, preferably for a news website. They must have exceptional writing and reporting skills and be familiar with content management systems. Experience with social media, search engine optimization and HTML also a must. The ability to work independently and multi-task effectively are also prerequisites to working at a fast-paced organization such as this one. An interest in the social good, non profit and social innovation arenas is preferred but not required.