• Senior Digital Editor, House Beautiful New York
  • Hearst Magazines in New York, NY, United States
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

Why Hearst Magazines?

Hearst Magazines’ portfolio of more than 25 powerful brands in the U.S. — including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics — inspires, entertains and builds new and bold experiences for an engaged and growing audience across digital, video, social and print, reaching nearly 139 million readers and site visitors each month. With... sophisticated content creation, cutting-edge technology and industry-leading data capabilities, we make media and products that move people across all platforms.

We are a global media company that publishes nearly 260 magazine editions and 200 websites around the world and, together, we are reinventing publishing for the 21st century.

Your impact:

House Beautiful is seeking a senior editor to help lead digital content production. This position will edit and optimize SEO, news, features, home tours, and commerce-based stories, working with in-house and freelance writers. The ideal candidate has at least five years of professional experience in both digital and print platforms, is fluent in best digital practices and has stellar copy-editing chops.

Please note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in PDF format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work. This position is based in New York, New York; unfortunately, we will not be able to consider remote workers.

What you'll do:
• Top edit and assign stories, with an eye for voice, cohesion, digital best practices, and grammar
• Liaise with writers, SEO and commerce teams, in-house staff and freelancers, to achieve top-level content
• Track data and performance to inform editorial decisions
• Manage and work with a strong, diverse roster of freelance writers
• Write print and digital stories as needed
• Ideate, assign, and help execute digital packages
• Collaborate with photo, social, and design teams
• Support top-level editorial initiatives, as needed

Who you are:
• 5 to 8 years of magazine media experience, with a robust print background and digital know-how
• Strong copy editing and fact checking background
• A proven ability to receive, digest, and implement editorial feedback
• Fluent in best digital practices (SEO, commerce, analytics) with a nimble ability to translate them into cogent and entertaining text
• Direct experience top editing and working with in-house and freelance writers
• Extremely detail-oriented and organized
• Comfortable with CMS platforms and interpreting digital data

The base salary for this role is between $74,000 and $89,000. The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as: transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

This is a position covered under the Writers Guild of America, East, Collective Bargaining Agreement.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


New York NY USA


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