Content Update Editor, Byrdie

Editorial/Content United States

This assignment posting is for an Agency Worker opportunity with Dotdash Meredith. The Agency Worker is paid by a staffing agency employer. Agency Workers will receive a W2 from the staffing agency reporting their earnings for tax purposes. 
Dotdash Meredith is seeking a contract content update editor for Byrdie. Candidates should have experience writing or editing beauty, lifestyle, and fashion articles. Update editors may revise outdated information, polish dull or error-ridden copy, and expand text to ensure articles are detailed and comprehensive.
Assignment Details:
As a content update editor for Byrdie, you will review and revise existing articles in order to elevate user experience, according to specific project instructions and brand guidelines. The rate for this role ranges from $25-$27/hour, and we are looking for a candidate who can commit to 15-20 hours per week. 

 Assignment Responsibilities:

  • You will perform updates to existing beauty and style content as needed, according to specific project instructions and brand guidelines. Updates include any combination of writing new sections for articles, adding new imagery, or sourcing new quotes from experts such as dermatologists. 
  • In some cases you will use your editorial instinct to independently assess what work is necessary on a piece of beauty or style content before performing an update.
  • You will fact check and copy edit on top of any larger revisions and updates.


  • You have a strong background in beauty, wellness and style editorial, with current industry knowledge and relationships. You’re always on top of new trends, treatments and products.
  • You’re able to easily adopt an established brand voice, and you adhere to strict brand and style guidelines like a pro.
  • You consider yourself a visual person. You can look at the Byrdie homepage and understand how our unique visual style differs from competitors. 
  • You’re comfortable working in a content management system and can work quickly, independently and accurately.
  • You are comfortable working remotely and can consistently work a set amount of hours each week.
Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living. 
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