Senior Travel Editor

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Salary for 3 months
Posted
Sep 10, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance

The lifestyle site Best Life is looking for a talented Senior Travel Editor to join our growing team for a three-month special project. The Senior Travel Editor’s daily responsibilities will include editing and writing smart, timely, and compelling articles and slideshows containing in-the-know travel tips, amazing destinations, and must-have products. The ideal candidate will have a network of experienced freelancers, have a working knowledge of SEO best practices, and be a relentless self-starter who can publish at a high volume with style and accuracy. (Note: This position is a staff temporary employee role for the duration of the special project and does not include benefits. When the project concludes, full-time employment will be strongly considered.)
 
Primary Responsibilities:
 
-Assign and edit 3 daily travel-related posts—a mix of SEO content, slideshows, articles, and e-commerce roundups

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

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

-A passion for travel, lifestyle, and service journalism
 
-Minimum of 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 SEO best practices
 
-Experience using Wordpress and Photoshop

-Knowledge of photo rights rules and usage
 
About Us:
 
Owned and operated by Galvanized Media, Best Life (5.7m 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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