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Company: FierceMarkets
Position:
Associate Editor, FierceMarkets Enterprise IT Group
Location:
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 18, 2013
Job ID: 1496572

Description:

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 Enterprise IT publishing group. 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 publications editor.

Qualifications:

• 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.

Benefits:

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

Come join our talented and Fierce team!

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three writing samples to frcemktjobs@gmail.com.  

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