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Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019
 
   
 
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ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

TheSkimm is looking for an experienced Senior Editor to help lead content development initiatives. Youll be working under a Managing Editor to help brainstorm, plan, & execute, & write new editorial content across all of theSkimms platforms. This role is for someone whos interested in working on the editorial side of the business across multiple platforms & teams. Its a role for someone who is looking for a new challenge every day, & is able to balance multiple projects at once. This is not a role for someone interested in a personal byline.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Helping develop, plan, & executive new, multi-platform content projects, including: theSkimms 2020 political campaign, events series, & editorial partnerships
  • Writing internal communications in theSkimms voice around new content initiatives
  • Communicating & managing new content plans to the rest of the editorial team
  • Working closely with sales, product, & marketing teams as we launch personal finance products & platforms & a political campaign for 2020
  • Helping to manage the editorial side of all partnerships, including first passes at writing content
  • Supporting creative content strategy for all new projects at the company

WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR

  • 5+ yrs experience in writing & 2+ yrs experience in editing
  • Project management experience
  • Strong journalistic judgment with a specific eye for fact-checking standards
  • Previous experience coaching more junior team members & working collaboratively across departments
  • Previous experience writing & editing content on a short deadline
  • Experience in a fast paced environment, with an ability to anticipate & respond quickly to change
  • Strong understanding of the social & digital video landscape
  • Experience working on a team with various projects being developed at once

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits & 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Catered Friday lunches & monthly gatherings
  • A vibrant office environment full of books, couches & a roof deck
  • Complimentary access to theSkimms growing suite of membership products
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a membership company dedicated to helping female millennials live smarter lives. By seamlessly integrating into our members existing routines, we've become a trusted brand to more than seven million people. We're fundamentally changing the way our members consume news, consider products or services, & take action on important things happening in their lives. Our flagship product, the Daily Skimm, is still the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, & we've grown our product suite to fit into other routines at home, work, & on-the-go. theSkimm App debuted at #1 in News in iTunes, our podcast "Skimm'd from The Couch" reached #1 in Apple Podcasts within hours of launching, & more than 200,000 people voted with us in the 2018 midterm elections.

As theSkimm grows, we're committed to helping our members tackle big decision-making moments in life by giving them the information they need to make informed & empowered choices whether that be in civic engagement, finance, career, health, & more. Founded in 2012 by two friends on a couch, we've since grown to over 100 employees based in NYC. We are passionate. We are a TEAM. We work hard, but we know when to take a break to enjoy each other's company. Our products help people live smarter lives & we're building a brand trusted by millions of female millennials across the country. Join us!

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY.

 
 
 
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