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Managing Editor (Legal News) — REMOTE

Top Class Actions, Remote, Work from Anywhere

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Salary: Competitive +Benefits, +Bonuses

Level: manager

Duration: full_time


Company Overview

Top Class Actions it the #1 source of class action lawsuit and settlement news. Our mission is to make the lives of consumers better by connecting them to credible news and reliable resources that ensure they come out on top, every time. We’re here to help consumers find, submit claims for, and receive compensation for every Class Action Settlement they qualify to participate in, and to connect them to attorneys dedicated to consumer justice.

About the Role

Top Class Actions is looking for a high-level full-time managing editor to oversee writers and copy editors and ensure the publishing of quality content.

The ideal candidate will have strong copy-editing skills, experience managing writers and editors, familiarity with AP Style, is detail-oriented, well organized, excellent customer service skills, and be able to meet deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Make decisions about content that needs to be assigned
  • Assign articles to writers and copy editors
  • Final check of content before publishing
  • Manages and mentors staff writers, helping them improve the quality of their work while also overseeing delivery of timely, accurate content in accordance with the content strategy & style guidelines.
  • Hire and train new writers & editors

Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years of experience as an assistant editor or above
  • WordPress experience strongly preferred
  • Copyediting and proofreading skills required
  • Strong writing skills required
  • Basic understanding of on-page SEO
  • Experience in the legal field preferred
  • **YOU MUST COMPLETE A NON-PAID WRITING & EDITING TEST TO BE CONSIDERED** (If you are not willing to test for the role, please do not apply.)

Benefits:

  • Medical benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation time off

Salary 

  • $50K-$95K - Based on experience
  • Plus Quarterly bonuses based on company performance

Work Location: Remote

Questions:

Please include your answers to the following 5 questions at the bottom of your cover letter:

  • What do you believe is unique to web writing compared to other forms of writing?
  • What do you believe makes a trustworthy online source of information?
  • Have you ever written or edited for an online magazine before? Which one, and on what topic?
  • What is your understanding of basic SEO? Specifically, writing meta descriptions, title tags, headings, and using keywords?
  • Do you know the difference between active and passive voice? Please describe.

About Top Class Actions

Top Class Actions it the #1 source of class action lawsuit and settlement news. Our mission is to make the lives of consumers better by connecting them to credible news and reliable resources that ensure they come out on top, every time. We’re here to help consumers find, submit claims for, and receive compensation for every Class Action Settlement they qualify to participate in, and to connect them to attorneys dedicated to consumer justice.

Top Class Actions

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