Senior Managing Editor

Employer
The National Business Post
Location
Los Angeles Area
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 09, 2019
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Duration
Freelance

THE NATIONAL BUSINESS POST is looking for an experienced, confident LA-based senior editor – someone who is interested in business, the markets, entrepreneurship, and startups. This is a new publication that will launch this Fall.  They will report directly to the publisher and work with the other writers, editing and overseeing all content while also maintaining high standards for quality and accuracy. 

IMPORTANT:  The position requires someone who is able to plan and handle multiple projects at one time, yet is able to be flexible in their own scheduling and time.

Responsibilities include:

- Help the publisher lead a team of writers who are located across the country

- Edit a consistent volume of daily content, long features making sure everything meets the legal team's standards

- Set up interviews, and assign stories to writers

- Edit all written content to be posted

- Working with publisher to ensure layout and posting of stories is on brand, accurate, fair and balanced, and of the highest quality

- Mentor younger writers and editors

- Aid in tracking traffic and site metrics to help increase pageviews, uniques and other editorial goals

Requirements:

- Willingness to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and special events 

- Minimum 5 years experience editing and writing for a competitive, news-driven publication

- At least 1 year experience managing a team

- Strong understanding of SEO best practices and Google Analytics

- Solid news judgment and editorial instincts

- Ability to multitask and work on deadline

- Familiarity with various social media platforms

-Some writing required

This is a position for self starters who can be focused and productive while working at home

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