Senior Editor

New York
Sep 18, 2013
Oct 18, 2013
Aviva Druyan
Full Time

LearnVest is seeking a smart, creative, dynamic Senior Editor who will report directly to the Executive Editor during an exciting growth period for the company. We’re looking for a strong ideas generator and an experienced, talented editor who can brainstorm, assign and edit content on a variety of topics at a fast pace. This is a fun, hands-on job; the editor will be exposed to a variety of product initiatives and must be detail-oriented, personable and comfortable liaising with contacts inside and outside the company.

Job duties include:

• Conceive and edit a variety of financial content, ranging from quick-hit blog posts to in-depth daily features.
• Cultivate new freelance writing talent, coordinate assignments and manage deadlines among writers.
• Assist with programming of editorial calendar
• Liaise with Sales and Business Development to develop custom content for sales clients
• Initiate and manage syndication partnerships
• Other tasks as required by the Executive Editor

Our ideal candidate:

•Must have at least 5 years’ experience as an editor, including previous experience creating content for a website.
•Required: bachelors in journalism, English. Optional: Masters in journalism
•Has previous experience writing/assigning/editing personal finance content and working with a variety of freelance writers.
•Is a team player who works well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced, multi-tasking
•Is web savvy: stays on top of content trends, understands social media and digital media
•Video skills desired (specifically shooting and editing with iMovie or Final Cut)
•Desires to work in an entrepreneurial environment

Please provide us with your work samples. Attachments or links will work!

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