VICE.com is looking for a senior editor to join our online editorial team. The editor will be expected to commission articles from freelancers, write original pieces, as well as help with top edits. This person should be well versed in news and culture and have an insatiable drive for breaking stories and finding unique ways to talk about issues swirling around the internet on any given day. This is a fast-paced work environment; the ability to work quickly under pressure while maintaining sky-high editorial standards is essential.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Acting as an editorial resource for other members of the team
- Commissioning and editing from freelancers
- Writing original pieces when possible
- Generating story ideas
- Coordinating content ideas with the editor-in- chief and managing editor
- 4+ years experience as an editor at a notable publication or high-volume website covering news and/or culture
- Knowledge of the current global media environment and the VICE brand
- Ability to multitask and perform well under pressure
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Experience with all social media platforms, CMS, and Photoshop
Equal Employment Opportunities: VICE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that strives to create and maintain a workplace that celebrates inclusion and diversity. At VICE, we understand that inclusion and diversity is a major benefit to our employees, our readers and viewers, and our company culture. We treat all applicants and employees fairly without regard to age, alienage or citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status and partnership status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion/creed, sexual orientation, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, unemployment status, salary history, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, status as a veteran or active military service member, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
VICE requires that all employees have proper authorization to work in the U.S. Should an applicant require employment sponsorship, VICE will determine, in its sole discretion, whether such sponsorship will be provided.
Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, or other applicable law.
*Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation. The requirements and essential functions described above are not an exhaustive list and instead are meant to describe the general nature and level of work required of the job. VICE reserves the right to modify the essential functions of this position where a legitimate business exists.
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