Part-Time Editor (Infrastructure/ Finance)

Posted: 12/11/2019

Location: Washington, Washington D.C.
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, Writer
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Part Time
Salary Description: competitive


About the Team

Serving over 6 million senior executives, thought leaders, and industry professionals, SmartBrief is the leading online publisher of targeted business news and information by industry. By combining technology and editorial expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities. Visit for more details.

SmartBrief is part of Future plc, a global platform for specialist media with scalable, diversified brands.

Job Purpose

SmartBrief is seeking a part-time editor to help create daily e-newsletter publications in the infrastructure industry. You will work to daily deadlines, writing or editing infrastructure or business news.

If you love to edit material and shape content, and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-intensive work environment, you'll fit right in. 

This is a telecommute position. Candidates should be available 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Edit summaries for inclusion in SmartBrief's infrastructure newsletters for grammar, style and tone for a particular audience.

  • Use online publishing tools to create e-mail newsletters and other content.

  • Manage relationships with associations, corporations and other business clients as well as content providers.

What do I need to succeed?

  • Proven writing and editing skills in the business or infrastructure industry.You will have 2yrs+ of experience

  • Ability to write and edit quickly and accurately on deadline.

  • Facility for using online publishing tools.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Available to work 7am-1pm EST

What will I get in return?

As well as our standard benefits, we have a number of awesome perks available to our staff including:

  • Performance-related bonus

  • Central office location with cool open plan working spaces and a great rooftop terrace!

  • Onsite Gym

  • Regular staff socials arranged by our wonderful Community & Culture committees

  • Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues

We are Future

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

We have big ambitions to transform media and change people’s lives. Together, we connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create and the innovative technology we pioneer. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join!

Future is the name behind market-leading brands in specialist sectors across technology, gaming & entertainment, music, creative & photography, hobbies, knowledge and home interest. 

We’re dedicated to creating loyal fans of our brands, and the number is growing all the time. Our global reach is phenomenal with over 250 million consumers across 180 + world-leading brands. It’s an incredible privilege to have such a passionate audience base across our websites, magazines, social media and events.

Every kind of talent is celebrated here. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.

Let’s do this!

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is your dream job! 

Selected applicants will be asked to complete a timed writing and editing test.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Future.   

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Future is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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