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Senior Features Editor

Hearst

Remote / Virtual 06-18-2024
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Temporary Senior Features Editor

Job Overview:

House Beautiful is seeking a temporary senior editor to help lead daily publishing efforts across print and digital from approximately September 2024-January 2025 to cover a parental leave. This position will write and help concept high-level digital features, SEO, news, and commerce-based stories, as well as top edit and produce print issues. The ideal candidate has at least five years of professional experience in both digital and print platforms, is well-versed in home design, and excels at transforming copy into compelling packages.

Please note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in PDF format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work. This position is based in New York, New York; unfortunately, we will not be able to consider remote workers.

Job Responsibilities:
• Top edit and assign stories, with an eye for voice, cohesion, digital best practices, and grammar
• Instrumental in scouting and editorially producing digital and print home tours
• Has great rolodex of designers and brands
• Write print and digital stories as needed
• Ideate, assign, and help execute FOB and feature packages across print, digital, and social platforms
• Manage and work with a strong, diverse roster of freelance writers
• Collaborate with photo, social, and design teams
• Support top-level editorial initiatives, including but not limited to events, trade shows, special projects, video content, etc.

Qualifications:
• 5 to 9 years of magazine media experience, with a robust print background and digital know-how
• Strong copy editing, reporting, and writing skills
• A proven ability to receive, digest, and implement editorial feedback
• Fluent in best digital practices (SEO, commerce, analytics) with a nimble ability to translate them into cogent and entertaining text
• Direct experience top editing and working with freelance and in-house writers
• Passionate about home design and well-versed in the design landscape, ideally has a ''rolodex'' of editors and experts that can be tapped as needed
• Comfortable with InCopy and CMS platforms
• A team player who is proactive, organized, enthusiastic, deadline-oriented, and willing to pitch in whenever needed

The base salary for this role is between $50 an hour for 28 hours a week. The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Resonsibilities:

Job Responsibilities:
• Top edit and assign stories, with an eye for voice, cohesion, digital best practices, and grammar
• Instrumental in scouting and editorially producing digital and print home tours
• Has great rolodex of designers and brands
• Write print and digital stories as needed
• Ideate, assign, and help execute FOB and feature packages across print, digital, and social platforms
• Manage and work with a strong, diverse roster of freelance writers
• Collaborate with photo, social, and design teams
• Support top-level editorial initiatives, including but not limited to events, trade shows, special projects, video content, etc.

Qualifications:
• 5 to 9 years of magazine media experience, with a robust print background and digital know-how
• Strong copy editing, reporting, and writing skills
• A proven ability to receive, digest, and implement editorial feedback
• Fluent in best digital practices (SEO, commerce, analytics) with a nimble ability to translate them into cogent and entertaining text
• Direct experience top editing and working with freelance and in-house writers
• Passionate about home design and well-versed in the design landscape, ideally has a ''rolodex'' of editors and experts that can be tapped as needed
• Comfortable with InCopy and CMS platforms
• A team player who is proactive, organized, enthusiastic, deadline-oriented, and willing to pitch in whenever needed

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq0by1-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $50.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Hearst

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.