Senior Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 22, 2014
Closes
Feb 21, 2014
Contact
Jess Scott
Duration
Full Time
Position Scope:

LearnVest is seeking a smart, creative, dynamic Senior Editor who will report directly to the Editor in Chief during an exciting growth period for the company. We’re looking for a strong ideas
generator and an experienced assigning editor who can brainstorm, assign and line edit
high-quality content at a fast pace.

This is a fun, hands-on job; LearnVest’s content is syndicated across a multitude of channels,
including MSN, the HuffingtonPost, AOL’s DailyFinance and via partnerships with Real Simple,
American Express and more. You’ll be deep in the creative mix and helping to shape the voice of
content across the brand.

The Senior Editor will be exposed to a variety of new product initiatives and must be
detail-oriented, personable and comfortable liaising with contacts inside and outside the
company.

Responsibilities:

• Conceive and edit a variety of lifestyle-focused personal finance content, ranging from
quick blogs and in-depth features to online courses and themed research projects.
• Cultivate new freelance writing talent, coordinate assignments and manage deadlines
among remote writers.
• Work alongside Sales team to develop and execute on custom content campaigns for sales
clients
• Initiate and manage syndication partnerships
• Other tasks as required by the Editor in Chief

Skills/Requirements:

• Must have at least 5 years’ experience as an editor, including previous experience creating
content for a website.
• Required: bachelors in journalism, English. Optional: Masters in journalism
• Has previous experience writing/assigning/editing lifestyle and/or personal finance content
and working with a variety of freelance writers.
• Is a team player who works well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced, multi-tasking
environment


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