Blogger, The Knot

New York
Dec 24, 2013
Jan 23, 2014
Human Resources
Full Time
XO Group Inc. (formerly The Knot) is looking for a strong newsletter writer and blogger to join our editorial team. Day-to-day tasks would involve writing and producing our daily newsletter for our brides and writing stories and slideshows for our blog, website and syndication partners. The ideal candidate not only knows how to write a killer newsletter or blog headline, but is also extremely visual and innovative. He or she will be able to put all those skills to work and help drive our content creation goals and initiatives.

We are a fast paced team who pride ourselves on our resourcefulness and can do attitude. The ideal candidate will be an extremely organized, detail-obsessed self-starter. The ability to juggle multiple projects and stay calm and collected under pressure must be part of your DNA. You thrive on being part of a collaborative team and will never say the words “It’s not my job”!

Teams at XO Group are very dedicated and excited about what they do – we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. The right candidate will be proactive, smart, entrepreneurial, and enthusiastic!

Key responsibilities include:

-Writing newsy, trendy content for our daily newsletter
-Writing for our daily blog (news, photo roundups, trending topics)
-Writing and editing sponsored content for our site and blog
-Curating real wedding galleries with detailed tags and captions
-Cropping images to fit with our size specifications
-Delivering content quickly and meeting tight deadlines
-Informing editors of trends and new ideas pulled from real weddings and wedding blogs

Experience and skills required:

-1-2 years working on a news-driven website, blog, newspaper or magazine or website (Internships count!)
-Strong conceptualization and storytelling skills
-Excellent organization and time management
-Experience working in a CMS/blog platform
-Strong visual background
-Close attention to detail
-Deadline driven (Experience Google Calendars/Docs a plus)
-A love for all things weddings!

XO Group Inc. complies with all federal, state, and municipal laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.

Thank you for your interest in this position and our company. It is appreciated.

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