EDITOR II Wetpaint
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED If you?re feeling crazy enough to share your obsession for TV, work with us! Wetpaint is looking for a sassy, informed, and opinionated Editor II to manage and maintain a fun and full portfolio of TV entertainment sites. Reporting directly to the Managing Editor, the Editor II will primarily focus on content strategy, day-to-day management and audience building around a set of hot entertainment properties that cater to Wetpaint?s core female demographic. Broad strokes include management of in-house and freelance editors, content editing, content writing, social media distribution, and photo/video production. You?ll join an existing team of talented editors in helping shape a best-in-class web publishing platform.
The ideal candidate is someone who thrives in a collaborative team environment and has the ability to effectively manage deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced work setting. Night and weekend availability is a must. Demonstrated experience writing and editing in a specific voice in the entertainment/lifestyle genre is required, as is intermediate knowledge of SEO and web analytics. Passion for TV, pop culture, and fashion is a major, major plus!
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Plan the content and publishing schedule for a portfolio of TV fan sites
Research topic areas and competitive offerings
Help develop, write, and edit content (text, photos, and video)
Analyze and react to performance of content types
Adhere to weekly editorial budget
Identify, hire, and manage editorial talent ? Assistant Editors, and editorial contractors
Coordinate and supervise the workflow of a pool of freelance writers
Provide ongoing intern and contractor support, training, and management
Manage a team of Assistant Editor and interns
Assist Executive Editor in developing Wetpaint?s ongoing editorial strategy
Help evaluate and select new TV shows to cover
Help develop new types of content and new ways of experimenting with content
Skills & Experience:
3 to 5 years of editorial web publishing, must include experience in the lifestyle genre.
Deep understanding for how to optimize content for readability and presentation for the web.
Experience working with or managing freelance writers/editors.
Strong familiarity with search engine optimization, web analytics, social media, and photo editing programs.
B.A. in English, Journalism, or related field.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED