Editorial Director HowAboutWe
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Who We Are
HowAboutWe is an experience-driven dating and relationships brand. We help people who are single and people in relationships to experience true romance in the real world. Through our unique services and content we support our members to fall in love and to stay in love.
We're a well-funded ($18.5mm), rapidly-growing startup with headquarters in Brooklyn, NY. We build breathtaking products that transform people?s lives. You can read more about us here.
We have three main products:
HowAboutWe Dating is the offline dating site. Our members start with the words ?How about we...? then describe the date they?d like to go on (i.e. ?How about we... have dinner at this cool rooftop restaurant I know.?).
HowAboutWe for Couples makes it easy for a couple to have meaningful, shared experiences together, again and again. Each month, members receive a new DateBook -- a curated catalogue of HowAboutWe Dates, hand-picked for their quality and originality -- choose the ones they like... and go.
The Date Report provides engaging, entertaining and enlightening content about dating and relationships. It is the home of all content-oriented initiatives carried out by the HowAboutWe brand.
We are looking for an Editorial Director to guide the strategic direction, voice and execution for the Date Report. The goal of the Date Report is to be at the forefront of the ongoing national conversation about dating, sex and relationships in a way that extends brand awareness for HowAboutWe.
Who you are:
You are an experienced editor with a passion for communication and innovation.
You want to be at the forefront of digital strategies around content and brand, from long-form journalism to social media or stand-alone applications to webcasts. You have an eye for what makes a great story, what generates press opportunities and what positions a brand as savvy. You can recruit, inspire, and cultivate in-house and freelance writers, roll up your sleeves and write compelling copy, and you can build content partnerships with top-tier publishers.
You are looking for a new opportunity at an exceptional start-up.
Strategic thinking skills. You can naturally apply business objectives, brand objectives and content objectives to thinking about audience cultivation, all within the context of a editorial roadmap.
Leadership skills. People naturally look to you as authoritative, trustworthy and want to work hard and smartly for you.
Exceptional writing skills, with an usual ability to move between reporting, blogging, merchandizing, user communications, etc.
7-10 years of editorial experience.
High expectations. The job is not done until presentation is exceptional.
Mature and inspiring communication skills that can effectively convey an editorial mission to different stakeholders internally and externally. Broadcast experience is a plus.
Drive to be the very best, every day.
As Editorial Director, you will work with the executive leadership team at HowAboutWe to build a roadmap for the Date Report and content-inspired initiatives. You will define the resource needs and execute on the plan. You will manage writers to create daily blog content and long-form pieces; build partnerships with content providers; extend the scope of the Date Report with in-world events, micro-applications and sites and oversee the editorial process for HowAboutWe Date Experiences (our Couples product). You will work closely with our business development, press, and community teams. You will be deeply involved in defining the voice for HowAboutWe as the first experience-driven dating and relationships brand.
Competitive Salaries and Stock Options ? We pay highly competitive salaries in addition to significant 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. Really.
Health Insurance ? We provide exceptional health care.
Ten Paid Holidays ? Our office closes for all standard paid holidays.
Fifteen PTO Days ? We encourage all team members to take vacation and recharge.
Food & Drink ? Stocked fridge with food for lunches; two catered meals a week, libations, etc.
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