New York, NY
I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Beauty, Style, and Entertainment group at Dotdash Meredith is seeking a full-time Editor for Brides. We are looking for a digital-savvy candidate with experience writing and editing fashion, beauty, and general women's lifestyle content. While previous wedding-specific experience is not required (but considered a major plus!), an interest in the content category is essential.
In this role, you will report to the Associate Editorial Director of Brides and work closely with our Editorial Director, Senior Editor, Assistant Editor, and social media team. You will be responsible for creating and/or editing two to three stories per day, will work with a roster of freelance writers, and will manage a portion of the editorial content budget. You'll work closely with the editorial team and our growth partners to update existing content using SEO best practices, assign, edit, and/or write new content, and contribute to big-picture projects. You may also assist with writing and/or editing celebrity news content as well as ad hoc editorial duties. Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment and a can-do attitude is a must.
II. Essential Job Functions
Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
70% Write, update, or assign/edit two to four stories per day, including new creates and growth-driven editorial updates. Creating and updating content will also require photo research, expert outreach, and art requests.
10% Plan content budget and create content briefs/writing assignments for freelance writers.
10% Pull and analyze data around content creates and updates.
5% Update homepage sections and taxonomy pages, update budget documents, and manage invoices.
5% Network with wedding industry professionals.
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
Bachelors' degree in Journalism or related field
3+ years of editorial staff experience in digital media, ideally with a focus on general lifestyle content or weddings
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong writing, editing, and brainstorming skills
• An understanding of SEO best practices and willingness to learn/implement the latest evergreen strategies
• Previous experience in digital publishing tools like content management systems, as well as organizational and task management tools like Google Sheets, Airtable, Google Analytics, and SemRush
• A strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask
• Previous experience or a vested interest in weddings-related content
% Travel Required (Approximate): 5%
Salary: $58500 - $67000
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp735o-35-172-165-64-42 in your application.
Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living.