HuffPost UK, Life Editor - 12 Month FTC
HuffPost is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The site launched its first international edition in May 2011.
HuffPost is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The site launched its first international edition, in the UK, in May 2011.
About the role:
- Commission stories across Lifestyle, Parents and Style that are highly relevant to the HuffPost audience and set the agenda in their subject areas
- Work closely with writers on edits to make their copy the best it can be
- Develop series and returning features that will drive loyalty and engagement
- Run daily lists and prioritise workload and publishing schedule
- Be committed to developing diverse voices across HuffPost Life
- Collaborate with the video team to find the strongest stories for the right medium
- Work in partnership with other Life editors to increase quality and trust in HuffPost journalism
- Excellent copy editing skills across both longer reads and quicker takes
- Brilliant briefing skills so that writers feel confident and deliver sound features
- Confidence in structuring a story and spotting the holes in it.
- Collaborative approach to working with reporters and developing ideas
- Generous and open approach to working with other desk editors and senior editors
- Creative thinker who thrives under pressure and isn’t afraid to take risks
- Positive and collaborative team player who is confident in leading writers
- Strong knowledge of social media distribution and social networking tools
- Excellent organisational skills with an eye for video as well as written narrative
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