Editor, Custom Content

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 12, 2013
Closes
Oct 12, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
XO Group Inc. seeks an Editor to create compelling XO-branded content (The Knot, The Nest or The Bump) which helps serve brands’ business objectives. The ideal candidate will be an extremely organized, detail-obsessed self-starter with a passion for developing great products.

Must have the ability to juggle multiple projects and staying calm and collected under pressure must be part of your DNA. You thrive on being part of a collaborative team and will never say the words “It’s not my job”!

Teams at XO Group are very dedicated and excited about what they do – we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. The right candidate will be smart, entrepreneurial, and enthusiastic with a problem solver, go-getter and above all a team player attitude!

Responsibilities

•Leverage editorial background and skills to conceptualize and package ideas that meet brands’ goals and provide compelling content for the user

•Work closely with national sales team in developing and selling process

•Serve as editorial lead and manage process and support to execute best-in-class products

•Determine best platforms for products and manage the execution on that platform

•Develop best practices; set and maintain quality

•Collaborate closely with designer on product vision and layout

•Create lineups; write and edit pieces; proof pages and serve as editorial voice for each project

•Attend client meetings and communicate with clients as needed

Requirements

•7+ years in content creation

•Excellent storytelling and packaging skills as well as writing and editing

•Understanding of branded content

•Strong social media presence and knowledge

•Ability to lead and engage conversations with external clients as well as internal teams

•Solid background in emerging publishing technologies, such as Adobe DPS

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.