Date Experiences Editor, Los Angeles HowAboutWe
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Who We Are
HowAboutWe is an experience-driven dating and relationships brand. Our goal is to support people everywhere to have the experience of modern love. We launched an innovative online dating site in 2010 that's all about getting people offline, and over the summer of 2012 we launched a successful service designed to help couples discover and purchase amazing dates in their city.
We're a well-funded ($18.5mm), rapidly-growing startup with headquarters in Brooklyn, NY. You can read more about us at:
Who You Are
You are an seasoned lifestyle editor with a love for helping people have rich experiences. You live and breathe Los Angeles, have your eyes and ears to the street and know what's happening before anyone else. You love - and know how to craft - communications about experiences. You have an eye for what makes for a good date, down to every detail. You can write compelling copy, work with a sales team to vet an experience and think in terms of visual representation.
You are detail-oriented and can manage, and top-edit for, a team of freelance writers. You understand and are motivated by the ever-changing, fast-moving, deadline driven start-up culture. You are diligent with your time and understand the importance of systems and following process. You're hungry to meet and exceed goals and expectations. You are looking for a new opportunity at an exceptional start-up.
Leadership skills. This role will involve helping to define an editorial voice and manage freelancers across the US.
Exceptional writing skills, with an unusual ability to walk the line between reporting and merchandising.
Experience building and managing a team of full-time or freelance writers
4 - 7 years of editorial experience.
Mature and inspiring communication skills that can effectively convey an editorial mission to different stakeholders internally and externally.
Fundamental curiosity about the ingredients of a good experience -- the who, what, where, when and why underlying a great date.
Experience managing complex workflows to produce content daily.
A perspective that enjoys thinking about the business value and know that the bottom line is the bottom line - and that voice is all you have.
As Los Angeles Experiences Editor you will provide direction to the Sales Team as to what venues, restaurants, shows, etc. make for a great date in LA. You will then editorialize the experiences we're offering to our users. You will think in terms of copy and photos, and manage the creation process, which will include working with the sales team to set guidelines and vet opportunities, managing a team of freelance writers and photographers, editing content, etc. You will be deeply involved in defining the voice for HowAboutWe for Couples, and you will be the guardian of the brand voice, internally and externally across all of our cities.
Competitive Salaries and Stock Options
Sustainable Pace - Our whole team is committed to a full workday of energized work that includes breaks and no crazy deadline late-nights.
Ten Paid Holidays - Our office closes for all standard paid holidays.
Fifteen PTO Days - We encourage all team members to take vacation and recharge
This position is for full-time employment in off-site in Los Angeles.
To apply please first check HowAboutWe.com and be sure you see a good fit. Then send a resume and cover letter to Christina Richards, Lead Date Experience Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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