Senior Editor

New York City, New York (US)
Competitive with full benefits
Aug 08, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Tinder brings people together. With tens of millions of users and a presence in every country on earth, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing. Your work here can change the world. You’ll be a member of our new Editorial team in New York, and you’ll also work closely with our Los Angeles marketing team, a multidisciplinary group of strategic thinkers, storytellers, designers and brand professionals. We are looking for a talented Senior Editor to help us create under tight deadlines. If you are open-minded, creative and witty, we want to hear from you.

You will:

  • Create and manage a roster of talented freelance writers
  • Assign and edit articles, and write some as well
  • Have tons of innovative content ideas and the ability to thoughtfully vet pitches
  • Keep your fingers on the pulse of youth culture; reach out to relevant influencers for article and video content
  • Work closely with the head of editorial on the editorial calendar; set and meet aggressive publishing targets
  • Collaborate with the video producer on video content
  • Collaborate with the social media manager

We’re looking for:

  • 7+ years of digital writing and editing experience in the lifestyle space
  • An expert on the dating and relationship space; bonus if you have established relationships with expert sources and experienced freelancers
  • Experience assigning content and managing a roster of freelancers
  • A world-class writer and editor
  • An ability to write and edit a variety of content, from in-depth features to listicles to breaking entertainment news
  • A motivated go-getter
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or English

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience working at a startup or helping to launch a new brand
  • Experience in a range of lifestyle verticals beyond dating (food, travel, style)
  • A great sense of humor

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • The excitement of a startup with the reach of a global company
  • Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) match and meaningful equity
  • Unlimited vacation and flexible working hours
  • Creative, smart, and motivated co-workers

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