Senior Editor

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Feb 25, 2014
Closes
Mar 27, 2014
Contact
Aviva Druyan
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
Position Scope:

LearnVest is seeking a smart, creative, dynamic Senior Editor who will report directly to the Executive Editor during an exciting growth period for the company. We’re looking for a strong ideas generator and an experienced, talented editor who can brainstorm, assign and edit content on a variety of topics at a fast pace. This is a fun, hands-on job; the editor will be exposed to a variety of 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 financial content, ranging from quick-hit blog posts to in
depth daily features.
•Cultivate new freelance writing talent, coordinate assignments and manage deadlines
among writers.
•Assist with programming of editorial calendar
•Liaise with Sales and Business Development to develop custom content for sales clients
•Initiate and manage syndication partnerships
•Other tasks as required by the Executive Editor

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 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


Please provide us with your work samples. Attachments or links will work!

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