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Digital Editor

  • Temp/Freelance Job
  • Publication / Company Name: Shape.com (Meredith Corp)
  • Location: remote (with option to work from NYC office)
  • Job Description:

    Shape.com is seeking a strong, smart, and fast writer/editor to join its team. The role is currently a contracted position but will be working full-time alongside the rest of the team. The ideal candidate is experienced in writing and editing digital content rooted in SEO best practices, has previously worked for a wellness or women’s media brand, and has an interest in Shape.com’s core pillars of fitness, beauty, healthy eating, mental health, celebrity, and wellness trends.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Write, assign, and edit new content and optimize existing pieces with the goal of increasing search traffic, audience engagement, and e-commerce sales while maintaining the brand’s voice.
    • Work closely with the editorial, visuals, e-commerce, and SEO teams to create or optimize content for business-critical keywords and create engaging copy that speaks to our social audience.
    • Help with production requests as needed
    • Assist with additional SEO, e-commerce, or social projects as needed

    Main Job Functions:

    • Edit, write, and optimize content for organic search and e-commerce revenue
    • Brainstorm and commision ideas for key business initiatives around news, search, and e-commerce
    • Work with existing network of Shape.com freelance writers and recruit new talent
    • Collaborate with social, e-commerce, and SEO departments

    Desired Experience:

    • 2-3 years working as an editor or writer for a digital media brand or comparable organization; wellness or lifestyle brand preferred
    • Fast and confident reporting, writing, and editing skills
    • Proven track record of creating SEO-focused content that drives traffic
    • Experience (or interest) in e-commerce editorial content; beauty experience a plus
    • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask under pressure
    • Comfortable being a team player while also spearheading independent projects
    • Familiar with CMS platforms, namely WorkPress, and analytic tools such as Google Analytics and SEMRush
    • Great communicator, strong people skills, passionate about the SHAPE brand
  • Job Benefits: health care benefits available through contract staffing platform
  • Hourly Rate/Salary: $35
  • Job Application Contact Name: Alyssa Sparacino
  • Job Application Contact Email: [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to alyssa.sparacino@meredith.com

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