Editor - Wonderwall

Editorial West Hollywood, California


Description

Editor - Wonderwall

Whalerock Industries is currently looking for a celebrity savvy editor. Wonderwall.com provides users with the hottest celebrity photos, the latest celebrity gossip and breaking news. We’re looking for an eager, creative editor to build engaging content around Hollywood’s biggest stars.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Report directly to Managing Editor     
  • Write, research and post engaging daily content (galleries and articles) with speed and accuracy
  • Write with a point-of-view; be clever and creative
  • Collaborate with other editors
  • Manage social media platform(s)
  • Interview celebrities
  • Attend red carpet premieres, junkets, and company events when needed as a representative of the brand
  • Perform weekend duty once or twice a month in rotation with other team members
  • Work all the big awards shows, which may involve being in the office on select weekends
  • Take part in monthly, weekly, and ad-hoc brainstorms

Critical Competencies

  • Clever and creative
  • Able to accept feedback and learn from mistakes   
  • Social media savvy
  • An excellent writer with top editing skills
  • A quick thinker, creative, enthusiastic, efficient and able to work independently under pressure while maintaining attention to detail 

Ideal Experience

  • 2-3 years working in the online entertainment journalism space
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or a related field
  • Familiarity with photo editing software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop) and content management systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Superior celebrity news judgment
  • Bonus if you have any skills in video editing