Features Editor, The Knot

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 01, 2013
Closes
Jul 31, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
XO Group Inc. — a lifestage media company including The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump brands —seeks a full-time, Features Editor for The Knot and will work on The Knot national and local magazines as well as TheKnot.com.

The Features Editor will report to the Editor in Chief and will be responsible for generating ideas, packaging stories and writing/editing. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience at a consumer magazine or website (not including internships), be an extremely creative, organized, detail-obsessed, self-starter with a passion for everything digital and a solid knowledge of print. Excellent writing skills and the ability to work under deadlines are essential.

The ability to juggle multiple projects yet stay calm under pressure must be part of your DNA. Most important is that you thrive on being part of a collaborative team and will never say the words “It’s not my job!”

For everyone at XO Group Inc., a collaborative spirit is a must. Our teams are very dedicated and excited about what they do — and we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.

Some of the duties will include:

-Creating lineups for sections and identifying content that needs to be developed for the magazines and site
-Conceiving, writing and doing market work for FOB stories
-Owning honeymoon section--pitching ideas, assigning/writing stories and representing the company at industry events
-Reporting on wedding trends and wedding planning strategies/tips
-Updating evergreen pieces on TheKnot.com

Candidates Must:

-Love weddings and all lifestyle topics, news and pop culture
-Have experience writing/producing content for the web
-Be able to work in a fast-paced environment
-Love all things techy
-Be extremely organized
-Bonus points to anyone who has their own blog!

XO Group Inc. complies with all federal, state, and municipal laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.


Thank you for your interest in this position and our company. It is appreciated.

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