Beauty Editor - Yahoo Lifestyle

Employer
Oath
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive salary + health benefits
Posted
Jul 10, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract, Full Time

Yahoo Lifestyle is seeking an experienced New York-based beauty editor for a full-time contract position.

The ideal candidate is obsessed with all things beauty, can rattle off a list of the top celebrity hairstylists and makeup artists, and follows the most prominent influencers and brands on Instagram. He/she/they/them should also be able to conceive, assign, edit, and write engaging, topical news stories, as well as beauty and retail features.

The beauty editor will:

  • Work alongside news editor to monitor morning budget and assign news and features focused on beauty and celebrity by using a combination of metrics, trending topics, and social media.
  • Conceive and develop new signature tentpole features and franchises, invigorate existing ones, and continually evolve beauty content.
  • Innovate shopping/market stories.
  • Bring extensive experience in the beauty market space, as well as enthusiasm for unique storytelling that connects audience to celebrities.
  • Contribute on social media accounts, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Work closely with the Managing Editor and Beauty Director to create visually-compelling, represent diverse voices, and drive organic traffic to the website.
  • Represent Yahoo Lifestyle on social media.

Required experience:

  • 5 years+ of digital media experience in the beauty space.
  • Superb writing, editing, critical thinking/news analysis skills.
  • Passion for beauty/health/wellness and celebrity journalism.
  • Strong work ethic and team player.
  • Experience working with celebrities, publicists, experts to execute exclusive coverage of campaigns, product launches.
  • Professional at conceptualizing, organizing and executing photo and video shoots.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and assign/edit/publish stories on tight deadline without making mistakes.
  • Experience with content management tools  (WordPress), social media platforms, and SEO best practices.
  • B.A./B.S., journalism-related degree.

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