Associate Editor

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive annual salary + health, dental, gym benefits
Posted
Apr 18, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

The web’s fastest-growing lifestyle site, Best Life, is looking for two talented and energetic associate editors to join our growing team. These editors’ daily responsibilities will include writing and editing smart, timely, and compelling articles and slideshows across a range of lifestyle topics—including smarter living, pop culture, home & garden, family & relationships, fashion & style, jokes, trivia, and travel. The ideal candidates will have a robust knowledge of best SEO practices and be relentless, ideas-driven self-starters who can write at a high volume with speed, style, and accuracy.

Interested candidates should send resumes and cover letters via the link provided.

Join us in our offices at 85 Broad in the heart of FiDi, with views of the river, a cafeteria, and a high-class gym downstairs!

Primary Responsibilities:
-Write and/or optimize up to 3-5 daily posts—a mix of SEO content, original lifestyle content, and e-commerce

-Use traffic data and SEO research to find new coverage areas, optimize performance, and maintain consistent growth

-Be a one-person publishing outfit, sourcing photos and building stories in WordPress

Requirements:
-A passion for lifestyle and service journalism

-Minimum of 2-3 years of experience working for an editorial website, with a focus on writing,  editing, and daily programming across various platforms

-Strong writing and research skills  

-Understanding of best SEO practices

-Experience using Wordpress and Photoshop

-Knowledge of photo rights rules and usage

About Us:
Owned and operated by Galvanized Media, Best Life (4.2m unique users and growing) is the web’s premier smarter living service brand for both men and women. It maintains a deeply devoted readership—as a print magazine for men 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 culture stories, cutting-edge tips, and smarter-living advice.

Galvanized, the award-winning media company based in New York and staffed with industry professionals who previously worked at Conde Nast, Hearst, Rodale, Buzzfeed, Bloomberg, and other companies, works with NBC, Meredith, Bonnier, American Media, and Simon & Schuster, 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.

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