Editor

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jan 09, 2014
Closes
Feb 08, 2014
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Category
Digital Media
Seeking experienced editor-reporters to research, write and edit short, factual headlines and objective descriptions for points of interest (restaurants, hotels, attractions, etc.) Successful candidates may be called upon to lead a team of freelancer writers, assuring that tight deadlines are met while the work maintains a high level of quality and adheres to a well-defined editorial style. Good communication skills and the ability to train others are essential for this position.

Candidates will be required to complete an editorial exercise to determine aptitude for the work.

Required skills and expertise:
* Able to write succinctly and accurately under deadline pressure
* Able to research multiple categories (e.g., restaurants, hotels, nightlife, etc.) in an efficient manner
*Able to adjust to a tight, well-defined editorial style and tone of voice
*Comfortable working in a content management system
*Is a specialist in at least one (and ideally more than one) of the following categories: restaurants, nightlife, shopping, hotels, attractions
*Demonstrates ability to deliver content in a timely manner and hits weekly targets
*Has experience working with freelancer writers, preferably in a management role

Please e-mail resume with a cover letter and salary requirements.

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