Associate Editor, Chowhound

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Ref#: 34200
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: New York, NY, US

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Description:
Role Details: 
Chowhound is looking for a full-time Associate Editor. The ideal candidate will be a creative content creator with experience in the food and lifestyle space. The Associate Editor’s responsibilities will include pitching, writing, and editing a variety of editorial and commerce pieces to help grow traffic, revenue, and audience engagement.

Your Day-to-Day: 
  • Pitch, write, and edit multiple pieces of content across food, lifestyle, and e-commerce topic areas
  • Assist in top-editing and building contributor pieces
  • Monitor content for performance, making adjustments as needed
  • Help maintain editorial calendar 
  • Work closely with stakeholders across social, video, commerce, product, and SEO teams
  • Assist with SEO optimization of content, and creation of SEO-optimized lists and commerce content
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have -
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience in journalism or related field.
  • 2+ years of related experience developing high-quality digital editorial content in the food and lifestyle space
  • Experience being a flexible and detail-oriented team player accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Experience producing revenue-generating e-commerce content
  • Working knowledge of SEO and best practices for optimizing content for the web
  • Solid knowledge of a variety of content management systems, web analytics tools, and social media platforms
  • Experience working across teams (social, video, product, SEO, commerce)
  • Can-do attitude, creativity, and a sense of urgency 
  • Passion for food, lifestyle, and associated trends

You might also have -
  • Recipe editing, culinary, and/or photography experience a plus
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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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