Overview

<p>THE NATIONAL BUSINESS POST is looking for an experienced, confident LA-based senior editor – someone who is interested in business, the markets, entrepreneurship, and startups. This is a new publication that will launch this Fall.&nbsp; They will report directly to the publisher and work with the other writers, editing and overseeing all content while also maintaining high standards for quality and accuracy.&nbsp;</p>

<p>IMPORTANT:&nbsp; The position requires someone who is able to plan and handle multiple projects at one time, yet is able to be flexible in their own scheduling and time.</p>

<p>Responsibilities include:</p>

<p>- Help the publisher lead a team of writers who are located across the country</p>

<p>- Edit a consistent volume of daily content, long features making sure everything meets the legal team's standards</p>

<p>- Set up interviews, and assign stories to writers</p>

<p>- Edit all written content to be posted</p>

<p>- Working with publisher to ensure layout and posting of stories is on brand, accurate, fair and balanced, and of the highest quality</p>

<p>- Mentor younger writers and editors</p>

<p>- Aid in tracking traffic and site metrics to help increase pageviews, uniques and other editorial goals</p>

<p>Requirements:</p>

<p>- Willingness to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and special events&nbsp;</p>

<p>- Minimum 5 years experience editing and writing for a competitive, news-driven publication</p>

<p>- At least 1 year experience managing a team</p>

<p>- Strong understanding of SEO best practices and Google Analytics</p>

<p>- Solid news judgment and editorial instincts</p>

<p>- Ability to multitask and work on deadline</p>

<p>- Familiarity with various social media platforms</p>

<p>-Some writing required</p>

<p>This is a position for self starters who can be&nbsp;focused and productive while working at home</p>


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