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Associate Web Editor - foreign language skills required

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Aquent is the world's largest and most successful boutique staffing firm specializing in the creative and marketing field. We place our Talent in contract and contract to hire engagements ranging from 2 days to 2 years! We offer the industry's best benefits including medical, dental and vision as well as a 401k plan! Our Talent rave about these subsidized benefits! We also offer an outstanding referral bonus program where you can earn thousands of dollars just for knowing and referring talented friends!

Position- Associate Web Editor
Location-Cambridge, MA
Start date- asap
Duration- 1 year contract
*Work is to be done onsite. Remote is not an option.
Local candidates only please
Hourly pay rate range- $30-40hr
Language skills- Fluency in 1-2 European or Middle East languages: Spanish, Italian, French, German, Dutch, Arabic.

Our client is a leader in the technology field.You user its services everyday and its become part of our everyday lingo. They're looking for our help identifying a Associate Web Editor for a YEAR LONG CONTRACT.

This product seeks to give every user the information they need and want to know — from critical news stories to deep interests.

As an Associate Editor on Newsstand, you help make sure that our app can live up to our audience’s needs and expectations, including quality, relevance, timing, and ranking. The range and deadlines of your assignments varies greatly; however, you are able to curate informative, accurate, and lively experiences in a timely fashion, often at a moment's notice. The role demands discipline, hard work, and quick action. In return, you'll receive enormous satisfaction as a key member of a dynamic team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Curate articles, stories, and editions into meaningful and engaging user-facing features
* Help maintain a detailed, comprehensive editorial calendar
* Identify new content sources to expand & strengthen Newsstand’s catalog across multiple genres and regions
* Measure success of editorial efforts, via Analytics and other internal tools
* Help evolve manual workflows into automated, scalable processes
* Write documentation for editorial tasks; help inform our editorial policies and procedures

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
* Fluency in 1-2 European or Middle East languages: Spanish, Italian, French, German, Dutch, Arabic.
* B.A./B.S. required; M.A. in Journalism/Communications preferred
* 2-3 years working in a full-time media capacity: reporter, editor, or producer
* Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, CMS’s, and other publishing tools.
* A demonstrated ability to jump into complex workflows, and improve them steadily over time
* Deadline driven, including a willingness to adapt hours when necessary to cover important events & stories

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
* An obsessive consumer of news content across all media, including social media, legacy media (print & broadcast) as well as online
* A proven knack for multitasking, communicating with a global team, and maintaining shared tools & resources
* Passionate about a dozen (or more!) cultural phenomena: favorite bands, authors, niche movie categories, emerging trends, and more.
* Adept at switching context from broad, generalist topics to very narrow interests and back again
* Mindful of what makes great user experiences, from catchy copy to engaging images & videos

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