Food Editor, The Spruce

Editorial/Content New York, New York

About Your Role:

If you are a digitally savvy content enthusiast with a passion for all things food, who is eager to drive the ongoing evolution and growth of one of the biggest content sites on the web – then this is the role for you.  As a Food Editor, you will work with The Spruce content team to improve editorial content and user experience to ultimately grow traffic, audience engagement, and revenue. Come join us as we are building a fun, spirited team that will create amazing digital products!

About Your Contributions:

  • Assign, review and edit content from freelance writers to make sure our best practices are met
  • Review and update content, including replacing outdated images, as needed
  • Occasionally write or produce new content in-house, including product taste tests and super shareable/clicky round-ups
  • Curate and promote our best content via email newsletters, across site landing pages, and through content partnerships
  • Work with Editorial Director and General Manager to help shape and define editorial strategy, increase audience, and drive user engagement
  • Work with team on ad-hoc projects with the goal of improving content quality
  • Track competitive landscape to identify trends and opportunities within the space.  Support GM in differentiating our verticals from others in the marketplace.  Work with GM and Sales & Marketing to identify custom packages and campaigns for direct premium sales

About You:

  • Passionate about all thing food - cooking, baking, eating, ‘gramming - and eager to share your knowledge with the world. Consistently up to date with industry trends; able to identify topics of interest to a wide audience
  • 3-5 years experience developing and curating digital content for web, email and social environments; operating experience with content management systems and web analytics tools and experience using data and revenue goals to inform and develop digital strategies
  • Strong copywriter, capable of writing engaging, lively headlines and blurbs; prior experience editing recipes a major plus

About Us:

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the fastest-growing publishers online, and its brands are the fastest-growing in their respective categories. Dotdash brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Lifewire, ThoughtCo and TripSavvy.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.