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Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 200 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 85 percent of U.S. Millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty, fashion, news and sports. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 5,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. and at walmart.com.

Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

 



 

The Job:

FORTUNE, which boasts signature franchises like the FORTUNE 500, Most Powerful Women in Business, and World’s Greatest Leaders, seeks an Assistant Audience Engagement Editor to help lead its social media presence, SEO strategy, newsletter production and audience growth. This editor will collaborate with Fortune’s writers and editors on everything from daily news to franchise launches. Daily responsibilities include using data analytics to develop new strategies, launching Fortune presences on new platforms, and engaging the newsroom in best audience strategy practices. The Assistant Audience Engagement Editor will help lead newsroom conversations around audience strategy and digital growth.

The ideal candidate will have a journalism background and at least two years of professional experience in digital journalism, preferably with branded social media accounts. S/he should be aware of digital media trends, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, comfortable working collaboratively and eager to learn.

 

You Will: 

  • Assist editors in assigning stories and writing headlines
  • Follow breaking news and collaborate with news editors to promote stories
  • Develop FORTUNE’s voice and posting strategy based on short- and long-term data analysis and editorial goals
  • Manage and post to FORTUNE’s social media accounts
  • Train writers and editors on social media and SEO best practices
  • Grow FORTUNE’s newsletter audience through editorial best practices and subscriber campaigns
  • Collaborate with FORTUNE’s art and photo departments to engage readers across platforms
  • Identify emerging trends, networks and ideas in digital media

 

You Are:

  • Proven: Able to demonstrate strong news judgment; experience in growing a digital audience
  • Flexible: Able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Experienced: Understanding of social media and SEO best practices. Familiar with optimizing newsletters and growing subscriptions
  • Creative: A master of writing catchy copy with meticulous attention to detail. Able to find new and interesting stories
  • Technical: Proficient with content management systems, Parse.ly and/or Chartbeat, and experience working with Google Analytics, HTML, and Photoshop

 

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