We’re hiring an enthusiastic, energetic, and focused assistant senior editor to edit, write, produce, and manage content across our suite of three sites, primarily on DietsInReview.com. This is an immediate opening. This individual has extensive experience with online and digital publishing, is as passionate about health and wellness as we are, is quick on their feet, handles pressure like it ain’t no thang, doesn’t need their hand held, and is able to work with a team of equally witted writers.
The assistant editor will oversee and/or produce two to four pieces of content daily on the DietsInReview.com blog, in addition to weekly blog posts on our other sites, weekly content agreements with publishing partners, and other content as may arise. All of this is supported through social media, a key part of your daily duties. Must be nimble enough to react to and stay on top of (and preferably in front of) news and trends. Expertise for publishing to SEO best practices is a must, as is crafting headlines and content that perform extremely well on social channels.
This is a remote working environment and you’ll have 20-30 hours of “during business hours” work time each week. You’ll report directly to the managing editor, while managing a small team and maintaining all day-to-day business on the sites.
Background in English, journalism, communications, and/or marketing
Obsessed with detail
Excellent writing, research, and proofreading skills
Consider yourself one of those social media gurus, whizzes, experts
Remarkably capable of working independent of a centralized team while managing a small remote team, and comfortable collaborating with the managing editor
Immediate start date; Availability 20-30 weekday business hours per week
Highly proficient with WordPress and digital/web publishing best practices
A passion and enthusiasm for health, fitness, and wellness; experience publishing in this area will be very well received
Have some or all of our bonus skills: familiarity with even basic HTML, photography, Photoshop/photo editing, video editingPlease email your resume and/or LinkedIn Profile, cover letter, and three writing samples and/or online portfolio.
December 5th, 2013