Oversee digital content publishing standards for Variety.com: copy, photos, galleries, video, infographics and data visualizations, re-circulation links, SEO best practices, etc.
Manage editorial lineup for high traffic, high engagement website locations including homepage carousel, section fronts and related areas
Collaborate with Variety’s editorial leadership to spotlight key editorial features and concepts for digital
Re-package content and assemble complimentary packages during hot editorial news cycles
Collaborate with photo editors to create compelling visuals and galleries
Manage relationships with other prominent publishers and news aggregators to actively pitch stories for pick up and subsequent in-bound traffic/ audience development
Contribute to social media strategy and operations
Use a numbers-focused approach to guide digital content strategy and improve website engagement and audience
Desired Skills & Experience
A minimum of 3 years in a managing editor role for a leading digital news publisher or website
The ability to manage staff in LA, NYC and UK
Expertise with digital publishing practices, specifically WordPress, with a focus on photo galleries, video embeds, and packaging of related editorial in a variety of formats.
Please send a cover letter + resume to CAREERS@PMC.COM, with job title in the subject line.
About Variety: Recognized and respected throughout the world of show business, Variety is the premier source of entertainment news. Since 1905, the most influential leaders in the industry have turned to Variety for timely, credible and straight forward news and analysis - information vital to their professions. Variety's parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media company founded by Jay Penske in 2004. PMC owns a unique and growing portfolio of lifestyle brands that provide the web's best original content in categories including entertainment, sports, breaking news, media, finance, tech, health, shopping, fashion, beauty, and automotive. Variety, Deadline, OnCars, Hollywood Life, HollyBaby, Movieline, TVLine, BGR, Young Hollywood Awards, The Style Awards, and Breakthrough of the Year Awards are all part of the expanding PMC portfolio. For more information on PMC and its brands, please visit www.pmc.com,www.variety.com, or its other digital properties directly.
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