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Producer (Editor)

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We are seeking a smart self-starter with excellent editorial skills and judgment to fill the role of Editor. Experience in an online publishing environment working on a consumer Web site covering current events and popular culture is required. As a member of our team, you will perform a variety of editorial functions including: writing, editing, photo selection, and working with content partners.

Requirements for the successful candidate are:
• High familiarity with web searching and trending news stories
• Well-informed in the areas of news, sports, and entertainment and ‘water-cooler’ topics
• Excellent news judgment; Experience working on a consumer-facing news site preferred
• Strong grammar
• Excellent headline writing
• Able to identify and respond to breaking news stories
• Able to exercise solid judgment in determining the appropriate content for our user base
• Poise under deadline pressure
• Experience in assessing photo quality
• Able to handle multiple editorial and programming duties simultaneously
• Able to work independently
• A flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends

Job duties
• Use search trends to identify and approve content programming opportunities
• Apply your knowledge of news, sports and entertainment and ‘water cooler’ topics on a daily basis
• Make on-the-fly decisions about daily content programming priorities
• Work with content partners to improve content quality and audience metrics
• Contribute to a variety of editorial special projects that require writing, editing, and researching
• Participate in editorial reviews
• Cover breaking news and coordinate with other editors on developing stories


In this role, you need to have:
• Bachelor's degree in Communications or Journalism, with minimum 3-5 years' experience creating or editing online news content.

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