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09.01.04 03:42 PM

I'm looking for an online editor

Publication or Company VIBE/SPIN Magazine
Industry Magazine Publishing
Salary
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY USA

Job Requirements The online editor plays a principal role in the daily publishing of online content and is responsible for assigning and editing original content, as well as working with VIBE magazine staff to plan creative repurposing and integration of magazine content for VIBE.com. This position involves daily contact with editors, designers, and writers to produce an online version of VIBE. This job requires job requires journalistic experience in writing and editing combined with experience working with online media. Music and entertainment experience preferable.

The online editor reports to the General Manager, Online and will work closely with the Producer/Designer, Online, as well as the Spin Managing Editor, New Media, and the Mobile Editor/Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Determine, along with editorial staff, the scope and nature of new media content.
Effectively use authoring interfaces, content management systems and other electronic publishing tools.
Repurpose existing content for Web publication.
Create, review and polish originally generated content for Web publication.
Handle administrative duties related to daily publication of content.
Assist general manager in the identification of content needs and creation of weekly editorial calendars.
Produce and oversee production of specially formatted content used in conjunction with content management system.
Handle site testing as appropriate.
Handle other production projects as assigned.
Work with editorial, design and technical staff to interpret design and systems specifications and translate them into quality Web sites.
Participate as required in production of site demos and prototypes.
Contribute to issues of site design, functionality, and architecture.
Research pertinent copyright issues for Intranet and Internet articles, sources and graphics.
Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Four or more years of professional writing, editing, and content production experience; music/entertainment experience required.
A Bachelors degree in English or Journalism preferred.
Must be very comfortable working with a computer and able to quickly learn new software and technologies.
Extensive experience with the Internet and World Wide Web.
Ability to work with databases, spreadsheets, content management systems, and other electronic publishing tools.
Familiarity with both Mac and Windows platforms.
A basic understanding of technological and Web terminology preferred.
Experience with HTML.
Knowledge of XML, XHTML, CSS, as well as graphics editing software such as Photoshop and Illustrator will be an additional advantage.
Familiarity with streaming content and streaming distribution and delivery systems.

About Our Company Salary is competitive with experience and offers great benefits, including participation in medical, dental, vision programs, STD/LTD and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) investment plan, vacation and paid holidays.

Contact Human Resources
Email Address resumes@vibe.com
Address 215 Lexington Avenue 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016 USA
Fax (212) 448-7400

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