Remote Newsdesk Associate Editor

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: Salary

Staff Reviewed: Tue, Sep 15, 2020

This job expires in 26 days

Job Category: Writing

Remote Level: 100% Remote

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

An online media company has a current position open for a Remote Newsdesk Associate Editor.

Must be able to:

  • Manage the flow of news stories as they break
  • Coordinate with reporters and work with managing editors to ensure a copy get to the news stream in a timely fashion
  • Optimize breaking news stories on appropriate social channels

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Experience reporting or editing on a breaking news desk
  • Familiarity with SEO to optimize story views
  • Proven attention to detail on fact checking and copy editing
  • Demonstrated interest in news and the evolution of the media industry