LifeStyle Editor at The Daily Dot

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

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