Executive Editor, LoveToKnow.com

Remote US/Canada

 

LoveToKnow Media is seeking an experienced Executive Editor who will play a critical role in the editorial evolution of LoveToKnow.com by setting the tone, voice, vision, and ambition of the brand’s new growth initiative. The Executive Editor will be responsible for collaborating with the Managing Editor to develop and execute a content strategy to innovate editorial content across LoveToKnow.com’s ecosystem. The Executive Editor must have exceptional editing and writing skills and have proven experience creating content that’s modern, innovative, unique, data-driven, brand-aligned, and engaging. A key visionary and managerial leader, the Executive Editor will oversee a team of LoveToKnow Feature Writers.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Set the future editorial vision for LoveToKnow’s features that will position the brand for success as a leader in digital editorial content
  • Collaborate with the Managing Editor to ensure current content strategy is maintained but establish the site as a modern, innovative, digital destination for our target audience and advertisers alike
  • Ideate story ideas for onsite, social media, and brand growth that deliver on goals and initiatives
  • Manage a team of writers who write and package authentic, shareable stories, and recurring series content
  • Direct and guide the social media and community building efforts 
  • Have a key understanding of the kinds of stories will attract readers and keep their attention and trust
  • Create feature content that aligns with current trends and the LoveToKnow mission of You Ask, We Answer
  • Create modern, imaginative, innovative stories, and find fresh angles that cut through the clutter
  • Meet defined traffic and engagement KPIs and deadlines
  • Collaborate closely with the revenue and marketing teams to develop branded content programs and editorial sponsorships that enhance the profitability of LoveToKnow
  • Work with key stakeholders across the business to ideate sponsorable mini-series and built-if-bought programs to drive profitable growth

 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • At least 7 years of professional editorial experience
  • A strong portfolio of published content
  • Excellent writing and research skills
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and management skills
  • Flexibility to tackle a variety of different article types and feature initiatives
  • Deep understanding of branded content and how editorial can work to help achieve revenue goals
  • Experience creating social media content
  • Experience creating video content a bonus

 

Benefits

  • 100% Remote, Work from Home Company
  • 100% Company Paid Medical, Dental, Vision for employee
  • Employee contribution to available Life, STD, LTD coverage
  • Retirement plan with 3% Company match
  • Flexible Paid Time Off
  • 11 Paid Company Holidays
  • Laptop Reimbursement
  • Premium membership to Headspace app, to align with our Work/Life Balance Mantra!


About LoveToKnow Media:

LoveToKnow Media’s websites comprise one of the largest digital media companies in the US. Our family of lifestyle, educational & outdoor recreation brands provide best-in-class content every month to 30 million unique users and across 100 million page views. CEO Howard Love has founded or co-founded over 15 companies, and has invested in over 50 early-stage start-ups including OpenTable (IPO), Trulia (IPO), and HotelTonight. Howard Love is a frequent speaker, and recently published his debut bestselling book ‘The Start-Up J Curve.’ 

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