Assistant Tech Editor - Mashable

Editorial New York, New York


Description

Position at Ziff Davis

Mashable is looking for an enthusiastic, talented editor to work with our team of committed tech journalists in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. Candidates should be obsessed with new gadgets, current events, pop culture, and the effects of technology on society and individuals.

Candidates will be expected to edit stories, write for the website, come up with story ideas, and share content on social media. The Assistant Tech Editor will also help write and produce stories for Mashable’s very popular Snapchat Discover channel.

The ideal candidate is…

  • A detail-oriented editor who knows how to get the best out of writers and can quickly turn around clean copy.
  • A tech expert who is fascinated by current events, the internet, and pop culture.
  • Well-versed in a variety of social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat.
  • Someone who understands SEO and why it’s so important.
  • An excellent writer who understands the ins and outs of technology and isn’t afraid to have fun in their stories.

 The Day to Day 

  • Edit 2-5 stories per day
  • Collaborate with Tech Editor on daily tech coverage
  • Help plan editorial series, theme weeks, and longform features
  • Write multiple Snapchat stories each week
  • Help maintain editorial calendar
  • Write stories as needed 

Qualifications 

  • Minimum 2-4 years editing experience at a media publication
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • A critical editing eye
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable managing sensitive topic areas
  • A self-starter as well as a team player (a sense of humor is a must!)
  • Knowledge of the digital space and Mashable's core coverage areas

About Mashable

Mashable is a global media and entertainment company that’s passionate about culture and tech. With smart, spirited coverage of stories that keep people talking, Mashable reaches millions of users who can’t get enough of the people, products, and innovations that shape our connected lives. We’re clever. We’re curious. We’re ahead of the curve. Obsess with us.


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