Editorial Assistant

Killscreen | U.S. Only | 6 months ago

UnknownUnknownIntermediate (2-5 years)Intermediate (2-5 years)Long-termLong-termOver 30 hrs/wkOver 30 hrs/wk

We're looking for an assistant editor to help run assist our editorial operation. You'll work alongside our CEO to research and pitch interview subjects, copy-edit and proofread articles, create and curate digital content, including social media posts. You will also help our art director arrange photo shoots.

You’ll also do lay-out for our website for weekly publication as well as copy-edit podcast interviews.

You're an excellent writer, multi-tasker, and editor who is eager to learn. You have a passion for telling stories that sway hearts and minds, and the multi-platform skills to make your work shine.

Your Profile

Futurist: You’re thinking both upstream and downstream, keeping on top of things that have happened and have yet to come. You’re constantly asking “What’s Next?”
Solid Communicator. You are articulate and persuasive, presenting information across a variety of sources clearly, and with conviction. Framing insights in simple language, building a strong rationale for strategic recommendations, and crafting compelling stories are all practically second nature for you. And you present yourself with confidence, professionalism, authority, and humility. You can capture a room without feeling the need to own it, creating a space for creativity and dialogue. You deliver bad news early.
Persuasive: You keep people on task with a smile. You are eager and assertive and help people get to the finish line. You inspire them to become better story-tellers.
Detail-Oriented: You are obsessive about details. You abhor typos and deliver perfect copy in every format possible. You’ve deleted “um” and “uh” from your spoken vocabulary.

1-3 years of experience in content creation
Experience managing editorial process from pitch to edit to fine-tuning
Strong writing, editing, and multimedia production skills
Solid research and fact-checking abilities
Generally creative, curious, creative, collaborative, and personable
Experience with culture editorial is a plus