Online Editor

Employer
Location
San Francisco
Posted
Apr 30, 2014
Closes
May 30, 2014
Contact
Mr. hr @dot429.com
Duration
Full Time
- Assigning bold, news-making stories from writers with credibility and style

- Editing long-form and short-form articles and blog posts, as well as copy to accompany slide shows, videos, interactive features, and more

- Discovering new opportunities for growth based on traffic data and industry trends

- Working with dedicated vertical teams to ensure that the highest standards of quality are observed site-wide

- Formulating and executing a successful homepage strategy that grows audience over time

- Helping steer and shape photo, video, and reported coverage of company events

- Devising effective new ways to drive traffic via search and social media

- Write daily posts

- Attend daily editorial meetings and regular pitch meetings

- Lead daily edit meetings when necessary

- Oversee daily blog schedule and workflow

Desired Skills and Qualifications

The right candidate will possess ace text-editing skills, an aggressive appetite for high-impact stories, and a proven understanding of what makes content successful on the web, not to mention a congenial personality and a can-do attitude.

- 2-4 years of digital editorial experience

- Understanding of SEO best practices

- Ability to self-edit

- Engaged in social media with an expert understanding of social platforms

- Sharp editorial acumen and a curative eye

- An aggressive appetite for creating viral content

- Motivated, creative, and enthusiastic, a team player

- An energetic, smart, and snappy voice

- Thrive in a fast-paced environment

Please include resume and writing samples in pdf or word form only.