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The Knot Worldwide // collection of brands focused on weddings & couples
 
Media, Full Time    New York    Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2020
 
   
 
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WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 15 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, GigMasters, The Bump, How They Asked, Lasting, & more) inspire, inform, & celebrate our communities as they move through lifes milestones. From the proposal to creating a home, & starting a family together, were there for every step of the journey. Our couples & business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

The Knot Magazine seeks a talented, creative & enthusiastic Real Weddings Editor with 4+ years editorial experience to join our Real Weddings team. Youll be one of two Real Wedding editors researching, writing & editing all the Real Weddings features, & reporting on regional wedding trends. The Knot produces a quarterly national magazine & 16 biannual regional issues.You're a match if you are resourceful, have a strong work ethic, are able to juggle many projects at once in a fast-paced environment. This individual should be comfortable working both independently & within a team. You will report directly to the Executive Editor & work closely with the art & editorial teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review, source & pitch submissions for Real Weddings stories
  • Interview & transcribe copy for Real Weddings stories
  • Generate & research trend-worthy pitches for Real Wedding-related story franchises
  • Research & understand the needs & trends of regional markets
  • Write Real Weddings stories for both national & regional print publications
  • Source content from local experts & venues across the country
  • Regular communication with couples & vendors to accurately report & credit your real wedding stories
  • Manage freelance writers, & Real Wedding interns (if applicable)
  • Create & maintain a database of industry experts & contacts across the country
  • Spearhead outreach to industry experts, ideally maintaining strong relationships with pros across the country
  • Source, pitch & call-in products for trend-based articles, maintaining relationships with PR reps
  • Serve as a brand ambassador for The Knot at networking & social events
  • Some travel may be required

SUCCESSFUL REAL WEDDINGS EDITOR CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • Strong interest in wedding industry trends, experts & traditions/cultures of weddings around the world
  • Exceptional writing abilities to share the yours truly moments that make our Real Wedding stories unique
  • Trend forecasting for all media outlets
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite, Mac-Based K4 Systems & InCopy. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Docs
  • Undergraduate emphasis in journalism or English
  • Ability to multitask & juggle a number of responsibilities under tight deadlines without compromising quality
  • A flexible personality & strong work ethic

At The Knot Worldwide, we believe you are more than a resume & invite you to go for it, take the leap of faith, & apply for this job if it sparks your passion to join TKWW & make a difference!

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You deeply understand our users & put them at the center of everything you do. You aim to serve & delight them every day.
  • You are respectful & act with the highest integrity. If you see something that isnt right, you say something.
  • You ask questions to understand a perspective & are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
  • You set clear ambitious goals. You anticipate obstacles, persevere, & are accountable for your commitments.
  • You arent afraid to challenge the status quo & know that theres no such thing as failure if you learn from it.
  • You seek out feedback & never settle in your quest to grow & develop. By being here, you make our company stronger.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience & we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. From flexible vacation & generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness & giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all elsein & out of the office.

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The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, The Knot Worldwide complies with applicable state & local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Knot Worldwide expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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