Date Posted: 6/17/2018

Managing Editor


  • HiConsumption
  • United States
  • California
  • San Diego
  • 3 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available
Job Description

HiConsumption is a scrappy, bootstrapped media brand obsessed with gear, and we are constantly scouring the deepest corners of the web to uncover the greatest gear known to mankind. From EDC essentials to electric bikes, from waterproof boots to whiskey, from architecture to automobiles - we’ve got it covered. If you’re passionate about gear the same way we are, then we’re looking for you.

Role

The Managing Editor will work directly with the Editor in Chief to establish and maintain editorial vision for the HiConsumption website and social media platforms. You will be responsible for managing a team of in-house staff writers and freelancers to create content for the website across all verticals: Gear, Tech, Automotive, Entertainment, Food & Drink, etc.

You’ll also be responsible for maintaining our editorial calendar, and using Google Analytics to grow site traffic, implementing key findings to help make decisions regarding editorial direction. You will also work with our in-house Account Manager to design/develop custom content ideas and platforms for advertising campaigns. 

Responsibilities

-Assign/edit stories to a team of Staff Writers and Freelancers across various verticals

-Manage deadlines/schedules for editorial team

-Maintain editorial vision and calendar for HiConsumption website, email, and social media platforms

-Use Google Analytics to grow site traffic, implementing key findings to help make decisions regarding editorial direction.

-Work with Account Manager to design/develop custom content ideas and platforms for advertising campaigns. 

-Produce several pieces of original content each week, including product reviews, features and in-depth buyer’s guides

-Create and maintain all editorial budgets

Job Requirements

-Passion for well-designed, well-built gear - above all else

-At least 3+ years managing editorial team at print or digital lifestyle magazine

-A clear understanding of common online advertising, native content and affiliate commerce best practices.

-A willingness to work odd hours as the assignment/editorial schedule dictates

-Must meet deadlines and have strong prioritization & time management skills

-Excellent grammar skills with a diverse vocabulary and proficient at spelling

-The ability to perform in-depth research on anything men’s gear related

-Strong interpersonal skills, comfortable receiving constructive criticism

-Loves working in a team environment

-A highly organized, detail-oriented approach to work

-Experience multitasking and tracking several projects simultaneously

-Strong, creative eye for images that will tell the story and visually sell on social media

-Witty and quick to develop enticing article headlines

-MailChimp experience is a plus

-Photoshop skills are required

-Wordpress experience is required

-Bachelor’s Degree required

Perks

Date Posted: 6/17/2018

Managing Editor


  • HiConsumption
  • United States
  • California
  • San Diego
  • 3 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Not Available