Editor - Time.com

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 16, 2013
Closes
Jun 15, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Time.com is looking for an experienced, energetic and innovative editor to oversee our growing coverage of trending news. The ideal candidate will have previous online news editing experience, a passion for breaking and fun viral stories on the web, a proven track record of using social and search to stay on top of viral hits, and excellent headline and line editing skills. The job will entail the finding, commissioning and editing of stories of various lengths (from aggregation to breaking news coverage) by a diverse group of writers (both full time and freelance) in New York and around the world. The ideal candidate should have at least 4 years of journalism experience, with some background managing staff, as well as strong communication and organization skills to manage the section’s day-to-day operations. This person will oversee a small group of reporters and freelancers and participate in editing, writing and producing the section. He or she should have knowledge of SEO and social media best practices. Previous experience with Wordpress, Photoshop and basic HTML is preferred. Some evening and weekend work should be expected.

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