Blisstree is a health and wellness site focused on providing readers with funny, engaging and inspirational content.
We are looking for a part-time Associate Editor with a strong personal interest in health and wellness and excellent editorial judgement. To be right for this job, you must be committed to health, have an adept knowledge of the news cycle, and have a strong point of view. The Associate Editor reports directly to the Editor-in-Chief, and is responsible for creating, planning and editing content in a fast-paced environment.
This is a part-time position based in New York City, though candidates who must work remotely will be considered.
- Write, edit, and oversee the publication of a mix of short items, original reporting, and opinion.
- Craft headlines, display copy, and photos or other art that draw readers in and convey Blisstree’s perspective and tone.
- Generate ideas for Blisstree’s ongoing editorial calendar.
- Assist in building community through social media platforms–a working knowledge of Twitter and Facebook is a must.
- Experience editing and reporting/writing for health-related publications.
- Sincere interest in wellness and health trends.
- Familiarity with online publishing software, analytics and traffic-monitoring tools, RSS readers, and basic HTML.
- Active involvement in social media.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL
- Have the ability to produce high-quality, error-free posts with ease, as well as comfortably and quickly polish other writers’ copy.
- Possess an editorial sensibility that is in line with both the news cycle and Blisstree’s mission/voice.
- Know how to write effective headlines, find photos or other art, optimize posts for search, and package stories for the web.
- Thrive in a fast-paced editorial environment.
Interested applicants should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume, cover letter, and any links to articles you’ve written, blogs or websites you keep, and relevant social media profiles. We’re looking for writers who are serious about health, but don’t take themselves too seriously. Please use “Associate Editor” in the subject line.
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