Full Time Job

Deputy Digital Editor, House Beautiful

Hearst

New York, NY 07-31-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

House Beautiful is seeking a strategic, detail-oriented Deputy Editor to drive traffic and create meaningful content at HouseBeautiful.com. This person will be responsible for overseeing daily news coverage, producing search-optimized service packages and features, helping the team hit traffic goals, and top-editing digital stories. The ideal candidate will have experience in a fast-paced digital environment and a passion for design and decorating.

Responsibilities:
• Manage daily digital news coverage for HouseBeautiful.com
• Work with a team of digital editors and video editors/producers to meet traffic, views, and content strategy goals
• Pitch, write, assign, and produce service-oriented features and package them to run across digital, video, and print. Use analytics, Google trends, and SEO learnings to help the team maximize search traffic
• Top-edit 10+ digital stories a day, from home tours and decorating tips to news, features, and shopping stories
• Liaise with branded content, marketing and licensing teams to ensure any digital content for programs is on brand and will perform for our audience

Requirements:
• At least seven years producing and editing content for a digital publication, ideally within the shelter space
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Strong experience in and passion for service journalism
• Passion for home décor and interior design
• Experience mentoring junior writers and leading a team
• Knowledge of what makes a compelling/successful video
• Deep knowledge of traffic and analytics tools, including Google Analytics, Omniture, Facebook Insights, CrowdTangle, and more
• Bachelor's degree

Note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in .pdf format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work

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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.