Editor, Fodors.com

Nov 05, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
Fodors.com is seeking a web editor to join the core site team and manage day-to-day site programming, develop original content, repurpose and update existing content, and maintain and update key site sections and features.

Key Responsibilities:

?Conceive, assign, edit, copyedit and manage posting of new daily content (including slideshows, articles, and, blog posts) to Fodors.com. Topics to include (but are not limited to): airline news; hotel, restaurant, and sights openings; museum shows and cultural events; industry news; travel trends; destination roundups; thematic ?best of? lists.

?Help maintain the site?s editorial calendar, assigning stories to in-house and freelance writers/editors, and working with the Deputy Editor to plan short- and long-term site programming.

? Creatively repackage and repurpose existing content, and make updates as needed.

?Contribute to daily and weekly brainstorming for blog, slideshow, and other site sections and features.

?Produce/build content using a CMS and other in-house tools.

?Coordinate blog photography and/or video from contributors, stock agencies, partners, and art department.

?Produce Fodor?s newsletters, commissioning content, images, video, and more as needed.

? Help manage content budgets, invoicing, and daily deadlines.

?Regularly review metrics in Google, Omniture, and Campaign Commander to optimize performance.

?May manage an intern and/or editorial assistant.

Our requirements
The editor will have a knack for identifying travel trend stories and features that drive inbound links and homepage play on third-party sites, and be able to work quickly on same-day deadlines. Extensive online experience?including daily work using a CMS?in a fast-paced environment, is required. An engaging voice and knowledge of?and excitement about?travel are also musts.

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