Associate Editor -Mobile & Wearables

New York City, New York
Competitive annual salary with personalized PTO, full health, dental, and company 401(k) plus match
Feb 13, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Job Title: Associate Editor, Mobile & Wearables

Department: Editorial

Reports to: Section Editor, Mobile

Location: New York, NY

FLSA: Salary, Exempt, Full-Time


About Us:

Digital Trends, the largest independent tech media site in the world, is a technology/lifestyle brand with offices in Portland, Oregon; New York; Chicago; and more. We cover anything and everything in technology- from the QLED vs OLED 4k TVs, racing drones, Apple product recalls, to innovations in autonomous driving. Our content spans from news, expert analysis, guides, in-depth reviews, and more. Digital Trends provides insights to our readers in a way that enhances their lifestyle. “Tech for the Way You Live.”

Who We Are Looking For:

Associate Editors at Digital Trends are passionate, knowledgeable professionals with deep understanding of a topic area, and a love of consumer tech and gadgetry. This is a fast-paced job in a fast-paced industry: First and foremost, an Associate Editor finds and writes multiple news stories every day, develops long-form features and articles, and creates pointed opinion pieces to ensure Digital Trends’ place as a thought leader. Associate Editors also ensure timely, comprehensive coverage of key products, including reviews, videos, how-to pieces, and more.


What You’ll Do:

  • Cultivate advanced knowledge of assigned section (mobile and wearables)
  • Manage day-to-day operations of bi-coastal editorial team with 24/7 content flow
  • Handle routine section editing tasks when a section editor’s expertise is not required
  • Assist Section Editor by managing view product inventory and shipping
  • Write informed product reviews, thoughtful analysis and pointed opinion pieces
  • Provide constructive, forward-looking input to help shape section standards
  • Help identify prospective talent and onboard new freelance contributors

What We Require:

  • College degree in journalism or related field preferred
  • Minimum of two years' editorial experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; able to write in a style that is interesting to the core audience
  • Communication and interpersonal skills. Able to communicate and provide feedback effectively to others
  • Experience working with web content management systems (Wordpress preferred) and Microsoft Office Suite/Google Docs
  • Comfortable working with HTML
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills and attention to detail
  • Photography/videography skills a plus
  • Broad knowledge of the current smartphone and wearables landscape is a necessity. Please demonstrate your interest and expertise in this section.

What’s in it for you:

  • Exceptional benefits package including: medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance, 401k with employer matching, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter transit and parking benefits, paid parental leave, paid sabbatical after five years of service, flexible paid time off, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability.
  • Fun working environment! Our perks include: free beer and kombucha on tap, free espresso, free drinks and snacks, big-screen TVs, and more!


TO APPLY:Please submit resume and include 2-5 links to work samples.

Digital Trends is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage, value and honor diversity.

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