Online Managing Editor, Business

New York
Apr 24, 2014
May 24, 2014
Stephanie Brown
Digital Media
Studio One, a leading content marketing agency, is seeking a freelance managing editor to help launch and run a new website for small and medium business owners. The ideal candidate will have solid experience producing content for a reputable online business and/or technology publication.

The aim of the site, which is sponsored by a major telecommunications client, is to help SMBs leverage technology to gain efficiencies and grow their business.

As the managing editor, you will be responsible for:
•Assigning articles to freelance journalists who have experience writing for business and/or technology publications
•Line editing, copyediting and fact-checking
•Writing polls, surveys and other copy as needed
•Working closely with video production team to arrange video shoots with industry experts – Experience performing on-camera interviews a plus
•Coordinating podcasts and live chats
•Establishing a peer network of business owners, managers and experts
•Developing story ideas and content lineups in conjunction with the client

You must:
•Have at least 5 years of experience writing and editing business and/or technology content in a reputable online environment
•Have experience assigning content in this category
•Have a network of business and technology writers
•Have a proven ability to grow and expand site traffic and audience engagement
•Be knowledgeable in SEO
•Be able to meet weekly content delivery deadlines
•Be able to work 30-40 hours a month
•Experience working with clients/custom content a plus

This is an off-site freelance position with some on-site meetings.

Please include cover letter and links to published works with resume.

Include cover letter and links to published works with resume.

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