Editor, Fodors.com

Employer
Location
NEW YORK
Posted
Nov 05, 2013
Closes
Dec 05, 2013
Role
Editor
Duration
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.



For more information, please visit our web site at:
http://careers.randomhouse.com




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