YourTango Assistant Editor/Web Producer

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Mar 03, 2014
Closes
Apr 02, 2014
Contact
Ms. Tina Grimsley
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
YourTango.com, the digital leader in love and relationships, is seeking a full-time experienced associate editor to join its talented team. The editor will oversee the editing and production of blog posts, surveys and monthly campaigns for the YourTango Experts blog. The ideal candidate would come to our NYC office five days/week.
Primary responsibilities include:
Editing and managing all Expert content
Producing posts and slideshows in Drupal, our content management system
Optimizing posts for SEO
Brainstorming and pitching article ideas that have a strong focus on love, relationships, self-help and mental health-related themes
Acting as a liaison between the editorial and expert teams
Interfacing with expert clients and providing them with editorial support as-needed
Contributing unique and creative ideas for big brand initiatives and campaigns
Interviewing, hiring and managing 1-4 interns per academic term
Brainstorming and managing monthly theme-based content campaigns; conducting surveys and writing relevant press releases as required

Requirements include:
1-3 years online editorial experience
Expertise and active use of digital technologies from SEO to social media to the latest trending tools
Experience using content management systems
Image-editing experience, basic knowledge of Photoshop
Detail-oriented, resourceful and enthusiastic
Impeccable writing and editing skills
Endless creativity and motivation
Time-management and multitasking skills
Past managerial experience
Strong inter-personal skills and phone etiquette
A passion for YourTango's content

Training provided includes: SEO optimization and YourTango’s CMS.

Interested candidates MUST send a cover letter, resume and compensation requirements.

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