Associate Lifestyle Editor
The luxury lifestyle publication BEST LIFE is looking for a talented and energetic staff writer/editor to join our fast-growing digital team and produce smart, timely, and compelling stories on a daily basis.
He or she will work closely with the site’s executive editor to build BEST LIFE’S coverage of all things luxury lifestyle, pop culture, wellness, and other topics. The ideal candidate will have a robust knowledge of the digital lifestyle space and be a relentless, ideas-driven self-starter who thrives at the speed of the web and can confidently write with a stylish, lifestyle-magazine voice.
-Source and write up to 5 daily posts—a mix of great original reporting, lifestyle content, and news and social aggregation.
-Help build out Best Life’s social media presence across all platforms.
-Be a one-person publishing outfit, sourcing photos and videos and posting directly to the site.
-Use traffic data and social-media feedback to find new coverage areas, optimize performance, and maintain consistent growth.
-A passion for lifestyle and service journalism.
-Minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience working for an editorial website, with a focus on editing, writing, and daily programming across various platforms.
-Strong writing, editing and photo research skills.
-Experience publishing in a CMS and using Photoshop.
-Knowledge of SEO practices.
-Understanding of social media platforms and online video.
Owned and operated by Galvanized Media, Best Life is the web’s premier luxury service brand. It maintains a deeply devoted readership—as a print magazine from 2004 and 2012, it maintained a robust circulation of more than 500,000 copies-per-month, and routinely outsold competitors on newsstands—and it remains the industry leader when it comes to the latest stories, cutting-edge tips, and smarter-living advice.
Galvanized, the award-winning media company based in New York and staffed with industry professionals, works with ABC News, Meredith, Bonnier, American Media, and Random House to define the new era of healthy living via life-changing content. Galvanized owns and operates Best Life, Eat This, Not That!, and Zero Belly.
About David Zinczenko:
Galvanized’s founder and CEO is internationally recognized as the leading voice in health, fitness, nutrition and weight loss, and is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 25 books in 15 languages, with more than 10 million books in print. Zinczenko created the Eat This, Not That! series and the Zero Belly Diet franchise, as well as The Abs Diet series and the 8-Hour Diet. He is also the Nutrition and Wellness Correspondent for ABC News.