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Media, Full Time    New York City or San Francisco, CA    Posted: Monday, March 25, 2019
 
   
 
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Our editorial team is looking for an Editor to lead our Beauty coverage at Brit + Co.

The ideal candidate has proven experience planning an editorial strategy & voice for Beauty including a track record of developing service & trend-driven series & features. A top candidate will also have years of experience working with & recruiting writers, determining photo & video needs, tracking performance through data & maintaining a passionate view on Brit + Cos special signature spin on the Beauty category.

Yes, you love finding that universally flattering shade of berry for our readers, but you love covering that product in an SEO-rich story with a clicky headline. You should be able to identify key trends (not just what is appearing in your feed) & should know the best experts to speak to in order to provide service for the reader. You should be fluent in reading health-based studies that cover beauty topics/ingredients/trends. And you should have a bottomless well of ideas, angles, & packaging for all things beauty.

On top of that vision, the Beauty Editor will maintain a stable of contributors & a schedule for stories. Plus, this Editor will be expected to work cross-fuctionally with design, video & marketing to really make your section of Brit + Co is smart, beautiful, & super shareable.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with Executive Editor, Style to develop content strategy for Beauty, including written pieces, photo & video
  • Maintain editorial calendar for assigning stories & deadlines
  • Conceive of new content series, plus revamping existing ones to create the best, most clickable content for our readers
  • Coordinate with video & design teams to create photo, video, or design assets that help best tell stories in compelling, catchy ways
  • Have network of strong writers & contributors in Beauty category
  • Provide support for content partners & influencers

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ years experience working in a fast-paced editorial environment
  • Intense knowledge of all things beauty (including trends, experts, science, & the best practices to covering those areas in a high-quality, editorial manner)
  • Knowledge of SEO & analytics platforms
  • Professional & personal knowledge of social platforms (Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram & Snapchat)
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop & experience collaborating with designers
  • Quick study in adapting to a companys voice & style guide
  • Strong grammar & copywriting skills
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Experience working in Wordpress
 
 
 
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