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Company: Playboy Enterprises Intl., Inc.
Position:
Copy Editor
Location:
California
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
June 21, 2013
Job ID: 1494248

Description:

ASSOCIATE EDITOR, DIGITAL

Playboy Enterprises International, Inc.

Job Location: Beverly Hills, CA

 

Overview:

Playboy is one of the most recognized and popular consumer brands in the world. In the last several years, Playboy Enterprises, Inc. has evolved from its roots as an innovative media and lifestyle company to a diversified Brand Management and Licensing company that markets the Playboy brand through a wide range of initiatives; included consumer products, night clubs and casinos, online properties and traditional media vehicles such as print and TV.  Playboy currently has presence in more than 150 countries throughout the world.  The Company is located in Beverly Hills, CA with a business casual environment

Playboy Media Group includes Playboy App, Playboy Magazine, International Publishing Editions, Special Editions, Calendars, TV & Online Licensing relationships, Social Media (Facebook, twitter, instagram), Alta Loma Productions and all content touch points with our audience.

This position reports directly to the Executive Director, Digital Content.

Responsibilities:

 The Associate Editor, Digital will help conceive/edit the narrative content produced and surfaced for Playboy’s digital platforms—specifically the content created for its native and web-based mobile applications, e-book imprint and social media channels. As such, any candidate will need to possess an innate understanding of how these digital properties interact as a single content chain.

The position is primarily focused on short-form lifestyle pieces with a heavy service element. To meet the requisite volume of such pieces—at least two per day—the Associate Editor, Digital is responsible for maintaining a pipeline of ideas/pitches from a roster of contributing editors/writers, helping shape the ideas/pitches with the most potential and editing submissions into their final form.

In addition, the Associate Editor, Digital will be tasked with consistently discovering and cultivating new talent in the following lifestyle realms—food, drink, travel, style, interior design and cars.

Back-office responsibilities will include managing the lifestyle digital content budget (in conjunction with the Digital Content Coordinator) and working with Playboy’s legal department to negotiate contractual terms with contributing writers and editors. Similarly, the Associate Editor, Digital will engage with the digital team’s copy and research staff to ensure all published digital content is grammatically and factually accurate. He or she will also work to outline a suite of content deadlines (again, in conjunction with the Digital Content Coordinator).

Qualifications:

Experience with a content management system such as WordPress or Symfony is required.

Background in digital publishing is required (preferably at a media entity that published at least on a daily basis).

High attention to accuracy.

Self starter; can work independently and handle multiple projects at once.

Organized, dedicated team player.

Communicates clearly, concisely and persuasively in written and verbal formats.

Proven ability to interact well across multiple disciplines and levels within the organization.

Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.

College degree required.

FLSA Status: exempt

Forward resume in pdf format to hr@playboy.com with subject line "Digital Associate Editor"

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