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Senior Editor

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Jun 14, 2019

Austin

Freelance

Agent: Leigha C.

Job #: 148792

Salary: $80-90K

Job Description

Senior Editor/Project Manager  | Austin, TX, United States

Start date: July 8th

Length: 6 month contract

Hours: 40hrs a week, some remote potential but needs to be local to Austin for frequent on-site meetings (off 360)

$$ DOE $80,000-95,000 annually, plus benefits (Paid hourly)

 

Summary

We’re looking for an Sr. Editor who is passionate about exceptional content experiences, search engine optimization, and marketing to produce engaging content that drives new user acquisition and traffic growth. The Sr. Editor safeguards our editorial style guide and ensures all content is helpful and of the highest quality for our audience. This person also needs to be passionate about helping others collaborate, as this editor will be responsible for project managing several other editors. 

Requirements

  • 4+ years copy, content management, or editing articles, blogs, etc.
  • 1 year managing a team of copywriters
  • Understanding of HTML
  • B2C experience preferred
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices

As a Sr. Editor, you will:

  • ●  Edit content for people in any stage making a hire or searching for a job.

  • ●  Ensure all content reflects appropriate brand voice and meets editorial standards.

  • ●  Maintain the highest standards of content quality and style consistency.

  • ●  Consistently leverage content strategy principles and SEO writing best practices to produce best-in-class content.

  • ●  Meet content deliverables for multiple ongoing projects, meeting daily and weekly deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • ●  Collaborate with a team of copywriters to produce content that is consistently helpful for our users.

  • ●  Basic HTML editing experience is required

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  • The job might be for you if:

  • ●  You’re self-driven and have a positive outlook.​ When you don’t know the answer, you go in search of one. You’re resourceful, patient and remain cool under pressure. You take feedback in stride and quickly rally from setbacks. You take ownership of your projects.

  • ●  Creativity comes easily. ​You can quickly edits articles and craft engaging prose in any medium on a tight schedule.

  • ●  You’re an excellent communicator.​ You write well and you speak eloquently. You appreciate simple, direct language.

  • ●  You’re collaborative.​ You’re a team player and a great listener. You influence others through insights, facts and new information—no bluster.

  • ●  You pay attention to the details.​ Nothing falls through the cracks when you’re leading a project. You believe that anything worth doing is worth doing remarkably.

  • ●  You thrive on helping others.​ Your greatest satisfaction comes from working and helping others. You’ll partner with many teams across the organization to get things done for our users.

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  • We’d especially love to meet you if:

  • ●  You have experience editing for a variety of digital channels, especially organic search. ​You know how to finesse copy to optimize for organic search, and have delivered high-performing content.

  • ●  You have a strong background in writing and editing. ​You have thorough knowledge of the English language, including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and usage. You’re an expert at AP Style.

  • ●  You have outstanding organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail. ​No run-on sentence or serial comma gets past you.

 

 

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