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Editorial Coordinator, Underscored

CNN

New York, NY 09-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Editorial Coordinator, CNN Underscored

The Editorial Coordinator will support the editorial efforts for CNN Digital's reviews and recommendations site, CNN Underscored.

This role is responsible for programming content into the CMS, writing and publishing article content, researching products for reviews, assisting in our coverage of retail deals and sales, and doing light photo work.

This is an exciting opportunity for a strong storyteller who is passionate about product reviews and shopping guides and comfortable multitasking.

The Daily
Program content from our freelance network into the CMS and become an expert at making articles as engaging as possible.
• Optimize and update existing article content, such as replacing products in content that are out of stock, ensuring that all links are tracking properly and that product listings are accurate and up to date.
• Apply SEO learnings to all content programmed in the CMS.
• Conduct photo research, find engaging images and crop photos for articles.
• Support programming efforts across site and email.
• Write articles for the CNN Underscored website as needed.
• Provide periodic, ongoing administrative support to the editorial director.
• Experiment each day to boost readership and conversion rates.

The Essentials
• Internship experience, preferably in editorial, business, or marketing fields.
• Experience creating content/assets for a blog, website or newspaper.
• Experience with buying guides and/or product reviews is a plus.
• Excels at short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment.
• Work is subject to supervisory review at regular intervals.
• Operates within the context of defined procedures.
• Must be detail-oriented, organized and have strong communication skills.
• Flawless grammar & spelling.
• Must excel in a fast-paced, results-oriented work environment.
• Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, and comfortable using content management systems.
• Previous experience using tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
• Must possess strong creative writing skills and strong analytic skills.
• Undergraduate degree preferred.

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