Variety: Online News Editor (Variety.com)

Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
Paid Hourly
Posted
Feb 05, 2020
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Duration
Full Time

Variety: Online News Editor (Variety.com)

Variety is seeking a talented, detail-oriented web editor to work nights and weekends. The news/online editor will identify, write, edit or assign timely stories with our full-time staff, as well as promote the materials across our digital channels. This role will be based in our West Los Angeles office. 
 

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage digital content for Variety's websites and mobile sites. This includes writing and editing stories, adjusting the display of content on featured pages (i.e. homepage) and the article level, programming social media, writing headlines and optimizing stories.  Aggregate news from around the Web Coordinate breaking news coverage with Variety's reporters and editors Pitch news items, features and evergreen stories Monitor communication channels and respond to various competing priorities Schedule top posts and help manage multi-media on Variety’s key social platforms Use social media as not only a source of news but a traffic driver and engagement tool for community growth and awareness Participate in regular planning discussions w/ the Variety.com staff Regularly monitor website, mobile and social analytics Create subject lines and proof content for daily e-newsletters

Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience working in a high-pressure news environment General entertainment and pop culture knowledge Superior oral and written communication skills Knowledge of SEO best practices while being mindful of AP style Self-starter, quick-learner, ability to multitask General knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube Basic understanding of web analytics tools The ability to work effectively, both individually and as part of a team Must be available to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays

About Variety:

Recognized and respected throughout the world as the definitive voice of the entertainment industry, Variety has been the premier source of entertainment news for over a century. Since 1905, the most influential leaders and decision makers in entertainment have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straightforward news, analysis and perspective — taking our readers behind the cameras, curtains and screens of film, television, theatre and digital media with our unique, award-winning combination of breaking news reporting, insightful deep dive think pieces and engaging, must-read feature spotlights. Variety’s commitment to our community- covering its successes and failures in equal measure- is unparalleled both domestically, in our US entertainment capitals, and abroad, across the rapidly changing international entertainment landscape.

About PMC:

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit www.pmc.com.

 

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