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Editorial Manager


New York, NY 06-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news, and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BET's growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

Network Streaming is seeking a full-time Editorial Manager to work on the website and app copy for the BET+ app. This person should be passionate about style guides/consistency, possess great communication skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously while working collaboratively with different teams in a fast-paced, fast-changing environment. The BET+ Editorial Manager will also supervise a small team of writers and editors.

• Ensure brand voice is adhered to across sites and apps through content editing and writer development
• Adhere to the in-house style guide and stays abreast of changes to mainstream style
• Help track the editorial team's delivery schedules and deadlines, and help drive projects to completion
• Edit archived copy as needed
• Fact-check and perform light research to ensure accuracy of information presented
• Edit a variety of copy and metadata across websites and apps
• Oversee and provide guidance to copywriters and less tenured copy editors
• Have the ability to communicate feedback not only to writers, but explain style and grammar rules to non-writers
• Coordinate with the BET+ team to ensure consistent metadata across platforms
• Ensure that copy is optimized for SEO

• 3+ years of editing, writing and copy editing experience
• 2+ years of people management skills
• Experience editing/writing online content is key
• Proven ability to learn and enforce in-house style
• Proven ability to work independently and juggle daily, medium and long-range deadlines
• Self-managing and able to function effectively within a team
• Proven ability to edit efficiently while under daily deadline pressure
• Proven ability to solve problems and work independently
• Passion about the BET+ app is a plus!


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwb3my-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile

ViacomCBS delivers premium content to audiences across traditional and emerging platforms worldwide. Through television, streaming and digital content, studio production, publishing, live events, merchandise and more, we connect with billions of people.