Deputy Editor

Los Angeles
Jul 23, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
Moguldom Media Group
Full Time

As Deputy Editor for, you will be responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices for the LatinaMadre 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.

- 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
- 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 LatinaMadre 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

- 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.