Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Apr 21, 2014
Closes
May 21, 2014
Contact
TheBlot Magazine
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
We are a fast-growing digital magazine looking for an editor to develop, edit and publish daily content. The editor will be responsible for maintaining the voice of the site, managing a team of writers, analyzing metrics and driving traffic, enforcing best SEO practices, working closely with the graphic designer on choosing images for stories, liaising with the developer on technical projects, and working closely with the social media manager to increase exposure on social media.

Summary of responsibilities:

» Develop content and guide the direction and tone of the site
» Assign and approve story ideas
» Manage a team of freelance writers
» Provide constructive criticism to writers and manage deadlines
» Determine daily post schedules
» Edit all stories for grammar, style, clarity and flow
» Work closely with the graphic designer to create strong images to accompany posts
» Manage the social media specialist and help develop social media strategies
» Help manage budget for freelance writers and all other expenses

Requirements:

» Impeccable grammar and spelling
» SEO and HTML knowledge
» 3 years minimum in an editor role
» Thorough understanding of social media
» Instinct for choosing engaging, viral content

No Phone Calls.

Cover letters should be placed in the body of the email.

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