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Company: Claire Entertainment Inc.
Position:
Entertainment Editor at Enstars.com
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Other
Ad Expires: 
November 18, 2013
Job ID: 1535454

Description:

Enstars (www.enstars.com),  a global entertainment publication providing breaking entertainment news, celebrity gossip and the latest updates on TV, music and movies, is searching for an editor to lead the editorial department at its New York City office.

 

The editor is responsible for setting the overall editorial direction of the online publication, generating ideas for covering the latest entertainment news and increasing readership for the publication.

 

The editor also updates the publication's home page, edits and writes stories. The ideal candidate has developed strong sources and relationships within the entertainment industry, loves his or her work and is exceedingly passionate in online media reporting.

 

Responsibilities

 

·         Lead a fast-paced team of reporters to ensure the publication leads as well as follows in reporting the latest entertainment news stories and issues of the day to drive traffic to the publication.

          Plan and Execute editorial/content strategies to increase the traffic of the publication.

·         Generate ideas, assign articles, challenge reporters to come up with original story angles to ensure the content is engaging and interesting.

·         Edit stories, update the publication's home page and write stories for Enstars.com

·         Interview key influencers in the entertainment field, write features and columns on a regular basis

·         Establish and maintain close relationships with key influencers and opinion shapers in entertainment industry , recruit and sustain contributing columnists

·         Coordinate editorial with marketing and social media activities.

 

Requirements

 

·         Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Communications or related field required

·         Five years’ experience managing a team, either as an Editor or Assistant Editor for a considerably known online entertainment news publication

·         Excellent writing and editing skills, committed to quality content

·         Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills

·         Ability to work efficiently in a very fast-paced, results-driven environment and able to quickly adapt to the ever changing digital media landscape

·         Strong grasp of social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

·         Strong knowledge and deep sources within the entertainment industry

·         Proven record of success for increasing readership for an online publication

Desired Qualities

          SEO Knowledge and Grasp of Trending Topics

 

How to Apply

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Submit the following to career@claireentertainment.com :

1. Cover letter (include online writing samples, preferably on entertainment)

2. Resume 

3.  Earliest possible start date

5. References

 

About Claire Entertainment Inc.

Enstars is a publication of Claire Entertainment Inc. a digital media company based in New York City that owns and manages four news sites and reports on entertainment and other cool things happening every day. We deliver real time, cutting-edge news and information on celebrities, movies, music, TV, gaming, sports and more. Website: www.claireentertainment.com

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