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Content Editor

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​For this 12 month assignment, Aquent's client is seeking a pop culture–savvy, experienced writer and editor to create and audit content across a wide range of verticals while supporting data operations and team managers.

Successful candidates will be able to work well under deadline pressure and maintain a high level of quality while adhering to a well-defined editorial style. Candidates can expect a fast-paced, high-energy environment working on a team that delivers high-impact, dynamic content in a timely manner. Good communication skills and ease working in a content-management system are essential for this position.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities

  1. Curating and writing content related to celebrities, breaking news and crisis response.
  2. Organizing data responses
  3. Audit content created by others

Required Skills

  • BA/BS degree in journalism, digital media or a related field and have experience creating and/or editing daily online content
  • 3+ years experience in print and or digital media.
  • Able to audit frequently changing content and provide actionable, timely feedback to editorial team
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple work streams
  • Can write succinctly, objectively and accurately and has headline-writing experience
  • Demonstrates excellent editorial judgment
  • Has experience with reporting, researching and fact-checking
  • Ability to seamlessly jump from one topic and/or vertical to another
  • Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills
  • Technically savvy, comfortable maintaining spreadsheets (Google Sheets or MS Excel) and coordinating data entry
  • Can adjust to a tight, well-defined editorial style & tone of voice

Nice to have

  • Experience writing online content for breaking news, pop culture or profile articles
  • Experience interviewing for a story                                                                           

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