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Senior Parenting Editor, CafeMom

CafeMedia is hiring a full-time Senior Parenting Editor for CafeMom, an honest, funny and affirming site for moms. CafeMom connects millennial moms to the conversations their peers are having and gives them a much-needed break with content that entertains, informs and sustains.  

The senior parenting editor will work with the Editor-in-chief to define and execute an editorial strategy while overseeing a four-person team of content creators. The ideal candidate is a hands on editor who can guide a variety of stories from concept to finished product, and instill a consistent and engaging voice across platforms.

The senior channel editor will oversee daily articles, long lede features, video, Facebook Lives and content created for a variety of social channels.  We are seeking a creative leader who has an original voice, a great sense of visuals and an innate understanding of social media to help grow audience to this key brand vertical.  The ability to convert hot-button parenting issues, twitter trends, everyday news and fresh service into compelling original content that’s viral and sticky is a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategize with the Editor-in-chief on best ways to grow audience
  • Conceptualize and create original, compelling, shareable content in a fast-paced environment
  • Oversee a team of four editors creating up to 20 daily articles in a variety of beats (pregnancy, parenting news, products, etc.)
  • Pitch and write 1-2 posts per day
  • Mine social media for bubbling trends and stories
  • Utilize analytics to inform editorial decisions and grow traffic
  • Pitch, script and appear in videos and live streams
  • Constantly cultivate new writers and first-person stories

Requirements:

  • 5 to 7 years experience in digital media (which ideally includes managing a team)
  • Demonstrated ability to create content that drives traffic
  • Excellent writing, packaging and top editing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  •  Ability to mentor and guide junior and mid level reporters
  • Creative, conceptual thinker who is willing to take content risks
  • Video experience (conceptualizing, producing and/or writing scripts) a big plus

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and links to two clips to csmith@cafemedia.com.

We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. CafeMedia is an equal opportunity employer.

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