Entertainment and Celebrity Editor, POPSUGAR Voices

  • $81,760.00 - 143,160.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time

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POPSUGAR is looking for a versatile, creative, detail-oriented Editor to help support our growing freelance program, POPSUGAR Voices, as a full-time contractor. If you love finding new voices to highlight, working with writers to make their content shine, and collaborating with a fast-paced team, we want to meet you! Our ideal candidate is a strong and experienced editor with a passion for TV, movies, books and celebrity content, a knack for organization, and an analytical eye.

In this role, you will...

* Assign and edit a high volume of entertainment and celebrity content from our pool of over 800 freelance contributors, including real-time content during major TV events
* Evaluate story pitches and submissions from contributors, and choose the best content to be featured on POPSUGAR Entertainment and POPSUGAR Celebrity
* Lead content strategy for the freelancer program on POPSUGAR Entertainment and POPSUGAR Celebrity with a heavy emphasis on SEO
* Use analytics to track the performance of your stories and plan future content accordingly
* Contribute original content to POPSUGAR
* Work with contributor network to troubleshoot and answer questions as needed

In order to thrive in this role, you must have...

* 5-7 years of experience in writing/editing/blogging, online publishing, or related field
* Proven line editing skills and the ability to manage a high volume of copy on tight deadlines
* Experience setting content strategy and working with writers
* A firm understanding of POPSUGAR's voice and the expertise to edit and produce content with little direction
* A healthy obsession with social and digital media
* An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
* A talent for staying ahead of trends and adapting to a constantly changing digital landscape
* A familiarity with and passion for the POPSUGAR brand
* HTML and Photoshop skills are also a plus!

Please submit a resume and cover letter telling us why you think you'd be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR. This job is full-time and on site in POPSUGAR's San Francisco, New York, or Chicago office. No phone calls, please.

This is a short-term contract role (6-9 months).

Associated topics: columnist, copywriter, copywriting, fiction, freelance, on call, press, romance, syfy, writer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.