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Associate Service and News Editor, Popular Mechanics


Easton, PA 04-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Popular Mechanics
- part of Hearst's Enthusiast Group - is looking for an inquisitive, energetic, creative, and detail-obsessed editor to create, oversee, and publish content across our site, magazine, social feeds, and all other channels.

The Associate Service and News Editor will work within our Service and News team on stories that explain and demystify the core topics and relevant newsy events that our audience obsesses over. This editor will also create explainers, how-tos, and other evergreen pieces that can be easily updated, while also enjoying the freedom to dive deeper on in-depth projects with long lead times.

This role combines an editing and writing background with a passion for and knowledge of the core interests of the Popular Mechanics community. We primarily rate a story's success on membership engagement, audience development, affiliate revenue, and its ability to be distributed across multiple platforms.

This job is located in Easton, PA; we will not be able to consider remote candidates. Please note that for consideration, resumes must be submitted in .pdf format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work.

What you'll do:
• Under the direction of the Popular Mechanics team's Deputy Editor, originate, plan, and publish content that meets performance metrics
• Produce stories daily while simultaneously creating longer works for our site, magazine, social feeds, and other channels
• Hit every deadline, crush every metric

Who you are:
• At least one year of experience in editing, writing, or content creation and distribution, with a bonus for background in science, tech, machines, games, the outdoors, DIY, repair, maker culture, or any place curiosity leads.
• Familiarity with traffic-tracking systems like Google Analytics, Chartbeat, and Parse.ly
• Must be able to manage feedback from multiple parties and deal with fast-changing priorities
• Ability to thrive under multiple projects while meeting deadlines
As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Magazines requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after November 15, 2021, be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5j187-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.