Online Editor:

New York City, New York
Aug 27, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Online Editor — is looking for an experienced, confident New York-based editor who is goal oriented and passionate about tween news and entertainment to grow the audience and lead the digital team. S/he will oversee and manage all digital content, including formulate and execute the content strategy, maintain high standards for quality and accuracy, liaise with marketing and e-commerce teams, and more.  

Responsibilities include:

  •  Manage and lead a small team of full- and part-time staff members
  • Track and break news of interest to J14 readers throughout the day
  • Strategically plan content for events, and react with smart follows to breaking news
  • Formulate and execute big-picture ideas to grow and expand
  • Collaborate with ad sales to conceptualize and deliver on sponsored campaigns
  • Ensure all content is on brand, accurate, fair and balanced, and of the highest quality
  • Edit a high volume of daily content and verifying everything meets the legal team's standards
  •  Collaborate with the audience development team to increase page views, uniques and other editorial goals

Requirements: -

  • Minimum 3 years experience editing and writing for a competitive, high-volume, news-driven celebrity and pop culture website
  • At least 1 years experience managing a team
  • Strong understanding of SEO best practices and Google Analytics
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced breaking news environment
  • Solid news judgment and editorial instincts
  • Ability to multitask and work on deadline
  • Be effective with cross-team collaborations
  • Familiarity with various social media platforms
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, holidays, special events and for awards shows

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