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Company: FierceMarkets
Seeking Associate Editor/Copy Editor for Leading B2B Online Media Company
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 8, 2014
Job ID: 1474511



FierceMarkets, a growing online media company based in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Associate Editor for its newsletters and Web sites in our marketing & retail vertical. This is a high-profile position tasked with the critical job of ensuring all news coverage is grammatically clean, well-written, and optimized for our readers.

Job Description:

  • Copyediting content to ensure copy is clean, grammar is correct, and publication meets Fierce style-guide and quality standards.
  • Optimizing content with links to related stories, tags to facilitate search, and cross-links to other relevant coverage.
  • Ensure content is formatted so it is appealing to readers.
  • Coordinate smooth, timely delivery and posting of content.
  • Maintain corresponding Web sites for all publications.
  • Work with editors to help develop slide-shows and other editorial features to boost page-views.
  • Conduct media briefings with key players in the marketing & retail industries.
  • Report and write timely and engaging features and news stories, as assigned by each publication’s editor.  


  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or English and/or 1-2 years of professional experience as a business writer/editor.
  • Superior writing and editing skills.
  • Experience in online media, knowledge of content management systems, HTML and Adobe Photoshop. 
  • Savvy with social media and an understanding of its role in the news cycle.
  • Ability to work independently in a deadline driven environment.
  • Knowledge of the marketing and/or retail industry preferred but not necessary. 
  • Positive attitude, "Fierce" work ethic.


  • Base salary + performance bonus in line with experience and expertise.
  • Results -driven environment where your achievements will be recognized.
  • A fun, energetic workplace.

Come join our talented and Fierce team! Submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples. 

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