Deputy Editor

Location
Los Angeles
Posted
Oct 31, 2013
Closes
Nov 30, 2013
Contact
Moguldom Media Group
Duration
Full Time
DEPUTY EDITOR – Hispanic Parenting Site (LA)
We are seeking a Deputy Editor for a soon-to-be launched Hispanic Lifestyle Site who will be responsible for contributing to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices for the site. Additionally, the Deputy Editor 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.

Responsibilities:
-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 Managing Editor 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
-Communication: 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 brand with various media sources such as radio and television
-Research Competition and Stay Current on Traffic Trending/Strategies of Competitors
-Develop and Execute Sophisticated Marketing Strategy
-Research traffic analytics and develop unique insights
Qualifications:
-5+ years of editorial experience, with 2+ years of experience managing a team of junior staff and freelancers
-Must be Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
-Identification with and passion for the target Hispanic “Lifestyle” audience
-BA degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent work experience
-Previous experience with WordPress (strongly-preferred)
-Understanding of SEO Optimization, Marketing and Social Media Management (strongly-preferred)
-Strong organizational skills that involve the utilization of technological tools such as Google calendar, Basecamp To-Do List, to support optimal professional organization etc.
-Experience in producing content for Hispanic audiences or a strong understanding of Hispanic culture

-Experience developing editorial calendars and content lineups

- A clever writer with a nose for a great story and the ability to package it into a unique and engaging blog post, video, or photo slideshow

How to apply:
All interested applicants must submit three writing samples and a resume when applying for this position.
Please send all resumes and writing samples with the title “Deputy Editor- LA” to careers@moguldom.com


How to apply:
All interested applicants must submit three writing samples and a resume when applying for this position.
Please send all resumes and writing samples with the title “Deputy Editor- LA” to careers@moguldom.com