LifeStyle Editor at The Daily Dot

Jul 16, 2015

The Daily Dot is looking for an editor who can effectively lead the Lifestyle section and ensure authoritative coverage of its core focuses: sex and dating, health and body, LGBT issues, food, and fashion. The editor will directly manage a team of staff writers and a stable of freelance contributors, develop story ideas, edit the day’s top news, maintain a features calendar, and assist with promotional efforts and larger strategic development. Daily Dot section editors lead by example with agenda-driving features and breaking news reporting as necessary. The position reports directly to the Managing Editor. 

Location - Anywhere, USA!

Desired skills and expertise

  • A proven ability to find, pitch, and edit features and direct editorial operations
  • Three-plus years of journalism experience
  • A thorough understanding of Web culture
  • Proven ability to work on deadlines
  • Experience working as part of and managing a virtual team a plus
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment

Roles and responsibilities 

  • Develop and maintain a section budget and editorial calendar
  • Find, assign, and edit stories, ensuring that each one has appropriate art and multimedia 
  • Hold weekly section meetings 
  • Help develop and execute social media strategy, including Facebook, Twitter, and newsletter promotion

... sounds great to you? Head on over here to apply!

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