Our client's News team is looking for an Assistant Editor to support curation within a news app. This is a contract position that will be responsible for assisting the senior editorial team with a wide-range of projects, and will see his or her work reflected directly in our app.
Qualifications & Desired Skills:
3-5 years editorial experience in a fast-paced environment. Experience working on websites, apps or newsletters preferred.
Experience using analytics to inform editorial decision-making. You should be as comfortable reading analytics as you are making editorial judgements.
A strong sense of how to write headlines that will engage your audience across a wide variety of subject matter.
Strong copy-editing skills.
Experience with a wide variety of editorial content management systems preferred.
Familiarity with programming best practices on the major social media platforms.
Working directly with senior members of the News editorial team, you will help produce a number of editorial features in the app.
You will be tasked with finding the best content on the news platform, and then championing it both internally and for our users.
You’ll be expected to jump in and help cover major breaking news, entertainment, sports and more.
Analytics and record-keeping will be a core part of this role, so comfortability working in spreadsheets and an eye for detail is important.
Degree in Journalism, English or related.