Editor (Food & Events)

Dan's Papers

Southampton, New York

Date Posted February 23, 2023
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Other
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $40,000 to $60,000 per year
Website https://www.danspapers.com/

Description:

Dan's Papers Food and Events Editor

Dan’s Papers is the ultimate source of where to go and what to do on the East End of Long Island (Hamptons and North Fork). We want to be the multimedia go-to destination for a curated source of places to eat & drink, nightlife spots, places to go and people shaping these industries (ie Chefs, Wine Makers, Curators, Bartenders, Business Owners, Influencers, Tastemakers).

The ideal candidate will develop relationships with restaurateurs to get the scoop on special events, new openings, closings, celebrity sightings, etc. All content will be published across print, digital and social. This position requires weekend availability during the summer and wine season. To be considered, applicants MUST be a resident of Suffolk County, Long Island and have a strong knowledge of the East End.

Editor Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop Evergreen Guides on a consistent basis (Best Waterfront Restaurants, Best Restaurants for Families with Young Children, Hottest Nightlife Destinations in Montauk, Best Lobster Rolls in the Hamptons, Best Vineyards on the North Fork, etc.)

  • Email Newsletters - oversee two weekly email newsletters; Food & Drink and The Weekender

  • Social Media - update all social media channels with relevant content

  • Develop & Maintain Directories: An insider’s brief of each establishment, short and to the point (ie what is great about it, what its known for, ambiance, history, etc) proper tagging with proper online tagging (ie kind of food, kids friendly, nightlife, waterfront, find dining, etc).Start with the Hamptons town by town (East End Restaurant Directory, East End Nightlife Directory, Vineyard Directory). The directories will include taking pictures, short videos on mobile devices that can be edited by our team. Each listing will be promoted on social media and in our email newsletters.

  • Weekend Roundups of what to do, what special events are taking place on the East End, etc.

  • Print & Digital Calendar of Events: Help curate event calendars

Editor Other Responsibilities:

  • Tracking all food and beverage-related events in the Hamptons and North Fork

  • Attending the hottest events that readers will care about most (can be beyond food & drink)

  • Interviewing, photographing and videoing sources for multimedia content

  • Posting stories, photos and videos from these events to our website

  • Posting images and video to Instagram and TikTok

  • Prepping stories for the weekly print publication

Editor Benefits:

  • Competitive salary ($40,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Paid time off

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Southampton, NY 11968: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Editorial: 3 years (Required)

  • Writing: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Southampton, NY 11968

Email cover letter and resume to: twells@schnepsmedia.com

 

 

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