Job Title:         Junior Editor      

Reports to:     Managing Editor, Microsites

Position type:  Temporary Position, Hourly

Location:         Portland, Oregon preferred, but open to other locations remotely. 

 

About Us:

Founded in 2002, Designtechnica Corp. publishes Digital Trends, Digital Trends en Español, and The Manual and touches over a hundred million people every month. Through a suite of marketing services and partnerships with some of the world's largest companies, Designtechnica helps connect brands to consumers through premium, brand-safe content, live and on-demand videos, and events held across the country. Through offices in New York City, Portland, Los Angeles, Chicago, and more, and across all of our brands, we speak to a millennial audience about people, innovation, and the tech that's changing their world. 

 

Who We Are Looking For:

We're looking for a multi-faceted Junior Editor/Marketing Specialist to work broadly across our Affinity sites on Editorial work, Social Media accounts, and Performance Marketing. This role will be involved in and building various processes in a variety of contexts within our growing website portfolio. This position is an entry-level, production-oriented role, which will require someone who can work in a fast-paced environment and hit tight deadlines.

 

What You'll Do:

  • Partner closely with the Managing Editor and Commerce Strategist to publish, or prepare for publishing, a high volume of content daily.
  • Prioritize production of article layouts for guides, list posts, and evergreen content within the CMS including working with structured data.
  • Acquire, create and edit assets for content production.
  • Create, layout and manage site landing pages using proprietary page creation tools.
  • Creation and management of site taxonomies and navigation structure.  
  • Ensure content is produced in a timely fashion and meets deadlines.
  • Ensure produced content meets SEO goals, content styling, and brand guidelines.
  • Assisting with general site upkeep, data entry, and other miscellaneous tasks.
  • Offer feedback on areas of improvement regarding content styling, process, and workflow.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

What We Require:

  • Must have 2-3+ years experience in content creation and editing.
  • College degree strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability to understand digital media.
  • Knowledge of WordPress required.
  • Experience with Google Analytics required.
  • Experience managing social media accounts preferred. Posting and interacting with an audience is a plus.
  • Previous experience with Performance Marketing tools and metrics.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Able to communicate and provide feedback effectively to others.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a hybrid remote office environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines.

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