Associate Digital Editor, Veranda

Hearst Communications Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 3 weeks ago

Veranda is hiring an associate digital editor, someone who will spin out intriguing ideas and create the sort of content that hooks readers and grows a website. Here's our ideal candidate: You are a strategic thinker and a detail-oriented editor. You have tons of energy, ideas, and enthusiasm for all things design, decorating, and real estateand outdoor living, travel, entertaining style, and weddings. You understand how to maximize search traffic, yet you relish creating meaningful, engaging content. You are also on the forefront of new trends, concepts, and approaches to content development. NOTE: For consideration, resumes must be received in .pdf format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with the editor in chief on content direction and mix to grow traffic and brand loyalty on and social platforms

  • Work with the EIC and managing editor to assign, edit, and publish daily digital and social content

  • Pitch, write, assign, and edit news and SEO stories

  • Work with the assistant editor to monitor and implement analytics to maximize search-driven traffic

  • Work with the assistant editor to produce content for social platforms and to grow social engagement

  • Track the news and other design sources for inspiration, emerging trends, creative approaches

What you'll bring:

  • 3-4 years of professional experience producing digital content, preferably for a consumer shelter or design-oriented brand

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, plus a passion for service journalism

  • The ability to efficiently manage time, navigating competing demands and clearly communicating and prioritizing deadlines based on editorial demands, traffic goals, and business needs

  • Deep knowledge of analytics tools and the ability to mine them for insights

  • Management experience preferred

  • Bachelor's degree

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