Managing Editor

Employer
Alloy Digital, LLC
Location
New York
Posted
Sep 23, 2013
Closes
Oct 23, 2013
Category
Digital Media
Role
Other
Duration
Full Time
About Us:
Alloy Digital , operators of the premier millennial-focused ad portfolio with over 90 million unique users is looking for Managing Editor. Alloys suite of owned and operated and partner sites provide pop-culture editorial around fashion, beauty, music and celebrity. With an in-house production studio, we also create scripted and custom video content that is sold on a premium basis to major entertainment, fashion, consumer products, gaming and technology companies.
Responsibilities:

Manage day to day workflow of the site including news story and feature assignment and generation

Regularly brainstorm new content ideas and hone the voice and direction of the site

Write traffic generating stories in the voice and tone of the site

Manage freelance writers, including shaping stories, editing, and recruiting when needed

Assist with overseeing day-to-day activity across TheGloss vertical, including social, video, community, SEO, etc.

Liaise with other departments throughout Alloy Digital including Product, Tech, Sales, and Account Management

Reports to Vice President of Editorial

Skills & Experience:

Strong interest in and knowledge of womens lifestyle, especially fashion & beauty

Great understanding of the news cycle

Ability to generate story ideas quickly and develop pitches/angles for other writers

Photoshop

WordPress

Basic HTML

SEO best practices

Experience garnering traffic and developing digital brand identities

At least two years managing and editing editorial teams

5 years of experience in digital content

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