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Senior Web Editor
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 7, 2014
Job ID: 1576577


The Senior Web Editor is responsible for organizing, developing and implementing the daily programming of to ensure alignment with brand objectives, optimization of usage and engagement growth, style and voice of site. Under the direction of the Site Director, the Senior Editor manages the day-to-day publishing of both original and repackaged web content, maintaining the integrity of the content to deliver on internal and external goals and schedules. In this position, the Senior Editor must ensure all programming and content is posted in a manner that keeps the site timely and current and meets commitments to the print magazine, ad sponsors and other site partners. We are looking for someone who is used to working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. This person will be instrumental in helping with the site re-launch.

Responsibilities include:

  • Organize, edit, copyedit and manage the posting of repackaged and original Web content to with direction from the Site Director, guiding the work of the other Web editors and freelance writers to ensure published content meets brand standards and objectives.
  • Support day-to-day editorial operations of the site, assisting other Web editors in executing assignments on deadline.
  • Maintain the site's editorial calendar, assigning stories to in-house and freelance writers/editors to fill content gaps and working with the Site Director to plan short- and long-term site programming.
  • Manage daily updates to the site's homepage, channel pages and other site sections to ensure their timeliness, relevance, and adherence to the site's voice and visitor engagement.
  • Support the site's syndication efforts, pitching content to partners ranging from Yahoo to MSN and delivering assets to partners in a timely fashion.
  • Monitor content to keep the site current, ensuring prompt elimination of any technical or content errors, or content that is out of date or no longer functional.
  • Project manage tasks that require input from design and production.
  • Partner with the Photo and Video editors and other site editors to acquire and program additional photos, video and other content when appropriate to the coverage and packaging of content.
  • Develop, plan and deliver high impact content, including content packages, mega galleries, etc., that engage visitors and boost traffic.
  • Repackage content as needed for key external partners, troubleshoot partner issues as they arise, and facilitate new partner programs as directed.
  • Produce/build content using CMS and other in-house tools.
  • Project manage and implement SEO-driven programming strategies.
  • Under the direction of the Site Director, implement strategy for audience growth/engagement through social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google+.
  • Execute content packages around Google Analytics trends and sponsorship needs.
  • Track performance in Omniture to help develop future programming strategies.

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Hearst Magazines is one of the world's largest publisher of monthly magazines, with 20 U.S. titles and nearly 300 international editions. Hearst Magazines also publishes 19 magazines in the United Kingdom through its wholly owned subsidiary Hearst Magazines, UK. Hearst Digital Media, a unit of Hearst Magazines, oversees more than 20 websites for many of our iconic brands.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefit package, which includes health, life insurance, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Hearst Magazines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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