Deputy Editor

Location
Los Angeles
Posted
May 20, 2013
Closes
Jun 19, 2013
Contact
Moguldom Media Group
Duration
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:
As Deputy Editor, you will be responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices for the team. Additionally, you will be responsible for developing editorial and supervising the team's execution across the website, video, social and mobile. Deputy Editor shall be responsible for growing a loyal and engaged audience of visitors.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Management of Editorial Staff: Responsible for managing editorial team including freelance writers
- Original Editorial Copy: Responsible for producing interesting articles and pieces in a timely manner
- Manage Marketing Campaigns: Coordinating with the COO to execute marketing objectives
- Editing: Perform a variety of editing functions in an accurate and professional manner by: proofreading materials, reviewing copy at each stage of production, and providing basic artwork/photos to graphic artists on design layout
- Position the order of the homepage feature window to increase visitor attraction
- Develop and Maintain Internship Program
- Responsible for reviewing traffic analytics to determine what articles and subjects have the greatest impact on traffic and supervise support staff as needed
- Conducting Interviews: Build contact list to go after original interviews and stories with interesting news targets
- Manage and Upload Content using WordPress CMS: Maintaining an up-to-date working knowledge of development in the technical areas
- Develop and maintain communications in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of staff
- Social Media Marketing and Management: Build and maintain social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, etc. as well as building a strong following on all these sites.
- Marketing: Responsible for developing an offline presence for the brand with various media sources such as radio and television
- Research Competition and Stay Current on Traffic Trending/Strategies of Competitors
- Develop and Execute Original Video Strategy
- Develop and Execute Sophisticated Marketing Strategy
- Research traffic analytics and develop unique insights
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
- 5+ years’ editorial experience, with some experience overseeing junior staff and freelancers; minimum two years’ online
- Identification with and passion for the target audience and related to strong editing and research skills
- Able to travel occasionally
- BA degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience
- Strong organizational skills that involve the utilization of technological tools such as Google calendar, Basecamp To-Do List, to support optimal professional organization etc.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter along with their resume.

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