Digital Content Editor at iHeartMedia

Remote | Entry-level | Part-time
iHeartMedia

Title: Digital Content Editor

  • Location: Virtual, USA

Job Summary:

The ideal candidate will have experience conceiving, writing and editing music and entertainment content, from breaking news to features, a deep understanding of internet culture, the ability to identify stories before they go viral and the ability to quickly edit copy to be clear and snappy. Is first and foremost a lover and avid consumer of music, who also has a voracious appetite for television, movies, and prides him or herself on having an encyclopedic knowledge of pop culture. Must have a keen sense of why certain content is trending across social platforms. This person is a skilled researcher who can learn about unfamiliar topics at the drop of a hat, and is an organized and detail-oriented editor who can manage deadlines and turn around content very quickly.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify, write and edit a high volume of content daily at a fast pace, ensuring that copy is accurate, grammatically correct and entertaining.
  • Generate creative and compelling ideas for features, photo galleries and other shareable content across multiple music formats.
  • Produce coverage around our exclusive music tent pole’ events and other franchises, as well as various awards show coverage throughout the year

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Journalism or English
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in web producing and content creation
  • Strong writing and copy-editing skills and editorial judgment
  • Journalism, blogging or writing experience in a quick-paced environment
  • Professional experience copy-editing, or editing according to a style manual, such as the AP Stylebook

Requirements and General Skills:

  • A proven track record in creating highly shareable, viral content, with particular success on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels and collaborate with a team on a daily basis
  • A collaborative and positive attitude in both writing and life are a must
  • A love of new music, including pop, dance, hip-hop, country and rock preferred
  • Working knowledge of SEO and tag management best practices a plus.
  • Understanding of content marketing principles, fundamentals, strategies and key trends
  • Self starter, ability to work alone but also across long-term, complex editorial projects
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Writing clean, engaging online content (blog posts, headlines, social media content)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Image editing in Photoshop, etc.
  • Experience in CMS publishing
  • Basic HTML

Location

  • VIRTUAL, USA

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