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Were hiring a temporary Senior Editor for our Well & Parenting verticals on our Editorial team. 

About our team & what well build together

Were looking for an experienced Senior Editor for a five-month period to oversee operations, strategy, & content creation for its Well & Parenting newsletters & verticals. This is a managerial position, & candidates must be comfortable overseeing two teams & a rigorous publishing process. 

Our editorial team is a collaborative group of journalists from a variety of media backgrounds, & we understand how to create high quality journalism in theSkimms distinct voice. In this role, youll lead two teams of writers & editors to produce newsletters & web content across two high-growth verticals.

This is a short-term, contract position to cover an employees parental leave from Mid-May through Mid-October 2023.

How youll contribute to our mission

  • Lead the production of two Skimm newsletters, which includes brainstorming, researching, writing, editing, fact-checking, & publishing 
  • Ideate & executing on creative new ways to deliver content & engage this newsletters audience
  • Manage two small teams of writers & editors 
  • Collaborate with other content teams to share learnings & resources
  • Assist with other editorial products such as web articles & campaigns
  • Work on special projects and/or long-form content

Youre ready for this! Heres a bit more about what were looking for

  • A minimum of 6-8 years of lifestyle editorial experience, including health & parenting content
  • 4+ years of digital experience
  • Strong editorial judgment & robust experience with fact-checking & reporting best practices
  • Ability to self-motivate & be a team player across multiple departments
  • Track record of working effectively under pressure to hit deadlines
  • Experience publishing through a CMS
  • Strong familiarity with SEO best practices
  • Excitement about theSkimm & its mission
  • The ability to be a self-starter & a team player
  • A few things that will set you apart: 

The expected annual base salary for this role is $8,000-$9,000 per month. Well consider a variety of factors when determining the offered base salary including an evaluation of a candidates skills, abilities, experience, location, market demands, & internal parity.

Our story, Skimmd

We are a digital media company, dedicated to succinctly giving women the information they need to make confident decisions. We make it easier to live smarter.

At our core, we are writers, editors, producers, designers, marketers, engineers, analysts, sellers, creatives, & strategists all working together to achieve this goal.

Every day were breaking down the news, trends, policies, & politics that impact women so that they can navigate their daily lives & futures from managing their paychecks to casting their ballots with confidence.  We provide our dedicated audience of millions with reliable, non-partisan, information, informing & empowering them while fitting into their daily routines. 

Since disrupting the media landscape & defining a new category a decade ago, we have become a trusted source for our audience of millions by seamlessly integrating into their existing routines, fundamentally changing the way they consume news & make decisions. Today theSkimm ecosystem includes the Daily Skimm, the Daily Skimm: Weekend, Skimm Money & Skimm Your Life newsletters, 9 to 5ish with theSkimm podcast, theSkimm mobile app, & Skimm Studios which creates innovative in-house video & audio content. Our first book, How to Skimm Your Life debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. Through Skimm Impact, our purpose-driven platform, we are proud to support get-out-the-vote efforts with Skimm Your Ballot, which has spurred more than one million voting-related actions across the last three election cycles, & its #ShowUsYourLeave movement, creating transparency & change for Paid Family Leave in the U.S.

Come join us!

Learn more about us & our other opportunities here.

What about the office?

This is a full-time role with flexibility for remote work. 

Our office is available to use three days a week - Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday. We have a hybrid environment & ask that employees within the New York Metro area come together in person a minimum of three days per month. All other days are up to the discretion of the employees during the three days a week that the office will be open.

We are continuing to closely monitor the state of COVID-19 in New York & will adjust this plan accordingly.

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