Assistant Editor, ELLEDecor.com and Veranda.com

#4992   |   Digital Media New York, New York


Hearst Digital Media is looking to bring on an assistant editor to create content for both ELLEDecor.com and Veranda.com. This person will work closely with the site director and will be responsible for as many as five stories per day. The role includes writing and producing original and evergreen articles, galleries, and collections in subjects ranging from home décor and design to culture, travel, and celebrity homes.

 Responsibilities: 

  • Write smart, voice-y stories pegged off of news items and trending topics
  • Produce home market roundups that appeal to our fashionable, design-savvy audience
  • Pitch and execute compelling evergreen stories on a variety of topics
  • Monitor traffic to understand what works and why, and gear coverage towards it
  • Help distribute ELLE DÉCOR and Veranda content on our social platforms

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience writing and producing for digital media
  • Ability to write clean, voice-y copy with a proven ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a daily publishing environment
  • Familiarity with web-friendly home, lifestyle, and pop culture content
  • Comfort with social media, including Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook 
  • Experience in SEO and overall content optimization
  • Versed in Adobe Analytics and Chartbeat, as well as social programming and analytics tools.
  • Design or photo editing experience a plus
  • Must be nimble and willing to invest in the site’s overall success


Hearst Magazines is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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