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Associate Web Editor - Southeast Asia

CoinDesk is seeking a Web Editor who will make sure that our flagship editorial product, CoinDesk.com, is operating daily for the editorial team and staying fresh, appealing and easily navigable for our audience.

The ideal candidate understands the functioning of a newsroom CMS and is able to effectively work with teams across an organization from editorial, research and multimedia to analytics and product. They also have a solid grasp of the engineering challenges involved in website design such that they can clearly articulate to developers the newsroom’s UI/UX priorities, both on the front end (the user experience) and the CMS (the in-house experience). The candidate must be collaborative, possess excellent communication skills and make sure editorial workflow and production is running smoothly as CoinDesk continues to scale.

This position reports to the Executive Editor, Operations & Strategy.

Responsibilities


Ensure that the CoinDesk.com homepage, price pages, and CDTV landing page are regularly updated and reflect the latest content published across the site. Comfortable using metrics tools like Parsley and Chartbeat to gauge traffic and what’s trending for placement, as well as balancing editor’s homepage placement requests.

Serve as a liaison between the editorial, research & multimedia teams on one side and the tech/product team on the other by working directly with a product manager to troubleshoot site and CMS issues, as well as convey the needs of content creators to developers, ensuring they are addressed in regular site upgrades.

With input from the content product manager and from the executive editor for operations and strategy, organize ongoing input priorities for website design changes to help the content department achieve its digital storytelling goals.

Collaborate with the SEO team to optimize content across the site and gauge metrics with tools such as Google Analytics and Ahrefs.

Ensure all teams, including editorial, research and multimedia, are following editorial guidelines and SEO best practices, image use, image crediting, and article formatting, in general.

Collaborate with editors, reporters, researchers and producers to workshop headlines, images, charts, social media posts and other content to perfection.

Work with CoinDesk’s audience engagement strategy team to optimize content by updating SEO, headlines, and recirculation strategies.

Monitor and maintain quality of comments on CoinDesk social channels.


About you


Must have extensive experience managing digital platforms and a content management system for a professional media organization.

Must be organized, hard-working, detail-oriented and comfortable troubleshooting CMS issues with writers and editors.

Works well both in a newsroom environment and with a geographically distributed team.

Solid news and content instincts and common sense about what plays well with readers in the 21st century.

 

COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees whose position is based out of the NYC office.  However, CoinDesk will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons on a case by case basis.

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COVID-19 VACCINATION

COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees whose position is based out of the NYC office. However, CoinDesk will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons on a case by case basis. (edited) 

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