Online Editor, Fitbie.com

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 24, 2013
Closes
Oct 24, 2013
Contact
Mr. Steve George
Duration
Full Time
Fitbie.com, a digital-native diet, fitness, and wellness brand closely connected with the Rodale Book Group, seeks an Online Editor to work with our highly creative, entrepreneurial team in the New York City office leading the editorial development of the site. This individual will be responsible for creating and editing daily content across Fitbie.com and its extensions, including the home page, features, news, blogs, newsletters, and social media.

Responsibilities include:

•Write, assign and edit health and green news articles, video, newsletters and other editorial content on a daily basis, optimizing it for the web/SEO
•Program social media posts daily
•Supervise and manage a small team of editors and freelancers
•Possibly appearing in video segments
•Work with the Brand Manager to develop editorial plans and special projects
•Collaborate closely with the Rodale Books team to develop content that supports both brands’ missions
•Collaborate with design and product development staff to develop new Fitbie.com site features
•Help foster syndication partnerships

The ideal candidate:

•Has 3-5 years of experience assigning, writing, and editing health/fitness content
•Is a proficient proofreader
•Is comfortable working in content management systems—and has previous experience in Drupal and with basic HTML is a plus
•A sound knowledge of SEO best practices
•Experience managing multiple social media platforms
•Can juggle multiple projects, prioritize effectively, and work within tight delivery schedules
•Can manage an editorial team
•Demonstrates creative thinking in development of editorial plans
•Strong collaboration skills
•Passion for Rodale editorial categories – health news, healing, green, fitness, nutrition, sports, etc.
•The ability to envision and execute cross-platform content


When applying to this position, please include a cover letter and if applicable, sample clips, and sample media appearances with your application.

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