REVOLT is focused on expertly curating the best in hip hop culture and engaging youth in social conversation – on-air, on-line, on-demand. This unapologetically hip hop, multi-platform network offers breaking original programming, music news, videos, artist interviews, and exclusive performances.
REVOLT is looking for a Jr Editor who will report to and assist the Associate Managing Editor in driving the editorial voice of REVOLT as the leading authority in Hip Hop culture.
What You’ll be Doing:
Support Associate Managing Editor with all day-to-day activities to commission articles from a network of freelance writers
Write original pieces when necessary
Generate story ideas and coordinate content ideas with Associate Managing Editor, staff, and freelancers
Focus on stories being optimized with best practices from search to image optimization to help drive traffic to our site
Support traffic goals against our website, as well as publishing activity numbers
Help drive the voice of REVOLT by maintaining editorial calendar and managing copy which ensures that REVOLT is performing as a best in class publisher
Work closely with the Product, Sales, Social, Linear and Digital teams to support editorial requests and overall business goals
Work closely with Product team to drive innovations such as long form interactive storytelling to branded content.
Partner with Product analytics/measurement team to manage all online/mobile traffic and analytical requests and implement Content Strategy initiatives across multiple platforms
Meet/ exceed established multi-platform growth goals including fan engagement and content consumption metrics and publishing activity volume
Drive "digital-first" content creation specific to our various web, mobile and social platforms.
Who You Are:
1-3 years’ experience as an editor at a notable publication or high-volume website covering news and Hip Hop culture
Demonstrates good news sense, a drive for breaking stories, a fearless approach to journalism and a sense of humor
Stays current with trending current events, Hip Hop culture, and industry publishing trends with
Experience with all social media platforms, CMS, and Photoshop
Knowledge of AP Style and data driven editorial tools like Parse.ly, Omniture, Google Analytics
Passionate about Hip Hop culture
Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills
Applied understanding of how to use visual and audio journalism, digital video, and social media to enhance storytelling
Must be detail-oriented and organized
Able to multitask, perform well under pressure, and a problem-solver
Occasional late nights or weekend overtime required