Job Title: Associate Editor
Date Posted: 09-07-2007
Job Location: New York-Long Island
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Waterfront Media
Company Website: www.waterfrontmedia.com/
Contact Information: Waterfront Media   Waterfront Media (jobs@waterfrontmedia.com)
Job Description:
The Associate Editor will be responsible for supporting the editorial team in maintaining and
updating a consumer Web site on pregnancy and parenting. He or she will regularly contribute
to the new projects on the sites, from concept through completion, and execute ongoing content
updates and other site-related projects. The prospective candidate should be able to identify
problems as well as offer potential solutions. Must have strong writing and editorial skills,
significant experience with online media, and an interest in the subjects of pregnancy,
parenting, and women’s health. 

 

Daily site tasks, including but not limited to:

 

Regularly embodying the voice and tone of our sites 
Creating and organizing new content, making appropriate updates to existing content 
Uploading content to the designated production folders and content management system (CMS), as
necessary
Assisting in management of freelance contributors, including assigning and editing content and
overseeing production tasks
Contributing to the writing and/or editing of the daily e-newsletters and Q&As
Organizing and promoting periodic chats and subsequent editing of chat transcripts
Monitoring message boards for new questions, hot topics, and site-related suggestions
Writing new home page promos, holiday content, and other promos
Working with nutritionists to monitor recipes and meal plans, and making changes/revisions as
necessary
Helping the Community team to build and maintain a strong Community area
Interfacing with the Customer Service team to provide solutions and proper responses to
subscribers who contact them with product questions or issues 
Supporting the Senior Editors and Executive Editor in cross-functional projects with
Marketing, Ad Sales, and Tech teams, as well as company-wide initiatives
 

Qualifications:

3+ years writing/editing experience, with at least some experience online

College degree, preferably with English or journalism concentration
Basic understanding of HTML and online media

Strong research, organizational, writing, and communication skills
Detail-oriented with the ability to meet deadlines effectively and multitask

Interest in and/or experience with pregnancy, parenting, or women’s lifestyle content
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