Assistant Editor - Spiceworks

Product Management Hyderabad, India Mumbai, India


Description

Position at Spiceworks

Assistant Editor

Who you are: You are an energetic, motivated professional with 5+ years of experience in technology writing or mainstream tech news writing. You are an exceptional writer at heart and have a creative flair for storytelling in the technology field. At this stage in your career, you’re experienced in researching technology-related topics, interviewing subject matter experts, writing tech content, building and managing monthly editorial calendars and working with internal cross-functional teams.

What you’ll do: You’ll work closely with the Senior Editor to shape the voice and tone of the technology section. You will work closely with freelancers and guide them in developing search-optimized, relevant technology content. You’ll seek interview/feature opportunities with key influencers, tech news makers and have a keen eye for emerging trends and themes in technology.  You will also serve as a senior resource in the newsroom and lend your voice in producing the best technology content for a global audience.

What will be your responsibilities? 

  • Planning and executing a strong mix of trendy technology articles and impactful features
  • Editing and proof-reading longform content 
  • Guiding freelancers and staff writers on SEO techniques and formatting 
  • Assisting Senior Editor in planning, maintaining a monthly Editorial calendar 
  • Regularly quality check the content as per our Editorial Guidelines 
  • Content performance tracking of core success metrics for the content 
  • Establishing relationships with key influencers and subject matter experts  
  • Recruit and train freelancers 

 What does it take to do this job?

  • Proven experience in delivering a mix of features, longforms and quick, news content 
  • Proven experience in successfully managing desk and freelancers  
  • Excellent project and time management skills, ability to multi-task and ensure tasks are completed on time 
  • Proven familiarity with Google Analytics and basic knowledge of SEO will be an advantage 
  • Proficiency in AP style writing will be an advantage 
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills  
  • Strong work ethics and a motivated self-starter
  • Degree/Diploma in Journalism/English/Mass Communications with 5+ years’ experience

 ***In terms of logistics, all interviews will take place over phone or video due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic***

Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are from a marginalized or underrepresented group, particularly in the technology industry. Some candidates may see a long list of job requirements and feel discouraged because they don't match every single bullet point - we suggest, please apply anyway. We're flexible on location wherever possible - we are a Work From Anywhere company. We don't believe in a "perfect" candidate because we believe in our core value, "Evolve and Adapt Quickly". If you believe this is a role that you'll be excited to work in every day, want to be a part of a culture like ours, and will be relentless about pushing boundaries to succeed, please apply.

Empathy Statement:

Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are from a marginalized or underrepresented group, particularly in the technology industry. Some candidates may see a long list of job requirements and feel discouraged because they don't match every single bullet point - we suggest, please apply anyway.

Work from Almost Anywhere: We are flexible on location wherever possible - we are a Work from Anywhere company. We do not believe in a candidate because we believe in our core value, Evolve and Adapt Quickly If you believe this is a role that you will be excited to work in every day, want to be a part of a culture like ours, and will be relentless about pushing boundaries to succeed, please apply.

Who we are: Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD) is a trusted global marketplace that connects technology buyers and sellers with the most actionable and precise intent data. We are uniquely positioned to offer tech brands unmatched visibility into accounts that are truly in-market, by leveraging our scale, quality and diversity of intent data. With unparalleled access to the world’s most influential technology buyers through a combination of first-party (Community, Tools, Editorial) and third-party intent data, SWZD is a leader in intent-backed, intelligent, omnichannel marketing.