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List Editor: TV, Crime, Creepy, Misc.

  • Full-Time Job
  • Publication Type: Content-Based Website
  • Publication / Company Name: Ranker
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Job Description:


    This position is an in-office high-touch content editing gig. You will be editing smart, fun lists in the creepy, weird, entertainment, and viral verticals a day.

    The ideal candidate has experience assigning, writing and editing for the web, a deep understanding of Internet culture and the ability to edit copy to be clear and snappy. You love making lists, and it’s easy for you to think of story ideas in round-up or list formats. You are also a fast, organized and detail-oriented editor, who can manage deadlines.

    You are obsessed with consuming current TV, online streaming programs, movies, and/or video games. You are well-versed in nostalgia and trivia in these verticals too. You are the kind of person who spots Easter eggs and notices interesting recurring themes in whatever you are watching. You embrace both high and low brow entertainment. You are capable of both drafting off trending topics and creating one-of-a-kind content, that gets shared because it’s original and high quality. You’ve also shown that you can create super clickable Facebook posts that drive major traffic back to a website. You are metrics-oriented and have a proven track record of growing traffic in the movies and TV verticals. You have a strong desire to be part of something great early on, and have the skills and work ethic to make it greater.


    – Generate creative and compelling ideas for Rankable lists

    – Assign and edit a high volume of daily content at a fast pace

    – Recruit new talented writers who can write clever, funny, A-list quality work

    – Ensure that copy is accurate, grammatically correct and entertaining

    – Optimize content for SEO


    – Minimum 1 year experience as an editor in Entertainment, viral, video games, culture, horror, and other relevant verticals (we are considering Jr. & Sr. hires)

    – Assigning experience. You’ve managed multiple freelancers before

    – Excellent writing and editing skills

    – Experience editing according to a style manual, such as the AP Stylebook

    – Photo skills – picking great images, cropping, etc. Creative photoshop skills a plus.

    – Facility with web analytics, Google docs and working in a CMS

    – Broader entertainment knowledge in celebrity, music, games, a MAJOR plus
    Salary commensurate with experience. Fully paid medical benefits and stock equity are also part of the package. Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

    If you’re interested, please submit the following ON OUR JOBS PAGE—

    – Resume

    – Cover letter giving color/examples of how you meet and exceed the qualifications listed above. Please also include at least 3 writing samples, as well as (if applicable) links to any social media properties you’ve helped program. As we are a site with lists about literally everything, and we like editors who know lots about lots of things, it is also super helpful if you list in your cover letter any areas of expertise you have, from the broad to the “pretty granular.” Everything can be ranked!

    – Salary requirements


  • Job Benefits: Fully-paid medical and stock options for employees
  • Hourly Rate/Salary: DOE
  • Job Application Contact Name: Brandon Gorrell
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