Website Editor

Marijuana Business Daily, Denver, Colorado

Date PostedFebruary 26, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time

Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), since 2011 the top producer of B2B news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking an editor to oversee its daily news website, You'll be based in our Denver office reporting to the Managing Editor and will receive a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As seen in Inc. Magazine, Forbes and the WSJ, we are a highly professional, award-winning, fast-growing company. 

Day to Day Job Duties:

  • Manage a team of reporters who primarily write for the website.
  • Collaborate with reporters and editors in our Niche Products team (Finance, Data, Hemp & International) who contribute to the website.
  • Develop and maintain an editorial calendar for the site with pre-planned features, evergreen pieces, investigative stories and backup content that can be used in a pinch.
  • Assign and approve content.
  • Post stories, briefs, photos and images on via WordPress.
  • Create and proof daily and weekly e-newsletters with assistance from IT and marketing .
  • Edit content on deadline for organization, readability and accuracy. Content includes stories, briefs, charts/graphics and possibly business reports (10-30 pages).
  • Keep tabs on news developments throughout the day and write or assign briefs as needed.
  • Write headlines that are compelling to the right audience and incorporate strong SEO.
  • Help team members improve their skills.
  • Develop a deep understanding of what types of content our audience needs, with a key focus on determining how we can help business owners understand developments that may affect them.

Required background and skills:

  • At least five years experience editing business content for a media organization (trade publication, news website, newspaper, etc.), including extensive experience line editing
  • Experience managing a team of journalists
  • Experience working in a digital-first editorial environment
  • Experience editing breaking news and other content on tight deadlines
  • An understanding of SEO and the importance of keywords
  • An understanding of how to craft content for mobile viewership
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Ability to quickly understand complex topics and beats

Preferred skills:

  • Editing/reporting experience at a trade publication specifically
  • Experience creating and sending business-focused newsletters
  • Experience working on business content for conferences and events
  • Basic knowledge of the cannabis industry


Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc. Should you be offered a position, please expect to complete a background/reference check. Anne Holland Ventures Inc. is woman owned and an equal opportunity employer.

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