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Company: Industry Dive
Position:
Growing digital B2B publisher needs editors
and writers
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Job Status:  Not Specified
Salary:  Not Specified

Description:

Industry Dive is looking for energetic, talented writer/editors who are excited to be a part of a growing digital media company. Located in the heart of Washington at the Dupont Circle metro stop, Industry Dive is an all-digital B2B media company that provides business leaders with the news and intelligence they need to get smarter at their jobs. Everything we publish is mobile-optimized, so we have a particular interest in writers and editors who take an interest in the mobile experience.


Our current openings:
 
SENIOR EDITOR: Senior editors are in charge of three to four daily publications and supervise the associate editors of those products. Senior editors also oversee the news calendars of those publications and regularly write for at least one of them. They also set editorial direction on special projects and moderate webinars as required. This job reports to the editor-in-chief.
 
ASSOCIATE EDITORS: Our associate editors perform the day-to-day editing of one or two Dive publications. They manage freelancer(s) and/or full-time writers, help conceptualize features and work with the senior editor on overall direction. Our AEs also are responsible for social media postings/interaction for their publications. These positions report to a senior editor. We currently are seeking associate editors for our utility and food publications, and anticipate more openings in the near term.
 
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS: Can you pick out important industry developments and explain why stories are important to an audience of professionals? Industry Dive is hiring daily writers who can assess and explain what matters for our readers in a number of industries. Candidates must be available to work remotely for 2-3 hours daily Monday-Friday and thrive on strict deadlines while delivering clean, accurate, Web-friendly copy. This is a freelance/contract position.
 
General requirements for these positions:
 
-- Bachelor degree in journalism, English or similar field. Experience level: 0-3 years for associate editors; 3+ years for other posts.
-- Proven writing and editing skills, as well as an aptitude for business news and smart story selection
-- Tuned-in instincts for writing headlines that connect with reader interests
-- Ability to interpret and analyze business concepts
-- An interest in writing for a mobile experience
-- Ability to drive reader value via social media
-- Deadline-oriented time management skills

In addition, for the senior editor position: Management and personnel supervision experience, along with SEO skills, are preferred. A post-graduate degree is a big plus.
 
Not required, but let us know if you have:
 
-- Some hands-on familiarity with HTML
-- working knowledge of basic SEO
-- Experience with Google Analytics or other monitoring software
-- Experience working with a publication in its early stages to grow audiences
 
Everything we publish is mobile-optimized, so we have a particular interest in writer/editors who take an interest in the mobile experience. Our full-time editors work out of Industry Dive's headquarters in Washington.

To apply, email jobs@industrydive.com. Send your cover letter, resume and three appropriate writing/editing samples. No phone calls, please.

 

 


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