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Food Editor/Editorial Assistant

One Green Planet is a platform for the growing compassionate and eco-conscious generation. With over 6 million monthly visitors, we are the fastest growing (and largest!) independent digital media startup focused on sustainable food, animal welfare, environmental protection, and cruelty-free/green living. If that’s not enough, we also just happen to be the biggest vegan/plant-based food and recipe site on the Internet.

About The Role

We are looking for talented individuals (Editorial Assistants and experienced Editors) who are passionate about anything and everything related to vegan food, cooking, the latest food trends, as well as plant-based nutrition.

Responsibilities

  • Plan editorial calendar/category strategy and collaborate on projects and tools to increase audience retention and engagement.
  • Pitch ideas for features on most relevant topics, showcasing trending/seasonal themes and concepts, as well as daily news related to the Food Monster category of the site.
  • Write, edit and format articles + perform layout, proofreading, and fact-checking tasks.
  • Editorial coordination, including planning and communicating with editorial team members, managing bloggers, and relationships with partner organizations/companies.

Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and strong research, proofreading and writing skills.
  • Between 3-7 years relevant editorial work experience.
  • A quick learner with a solid understanding of social media platforms and blogging tools.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines and communicate well.
  • Entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit.
  • Ability to generate content ideas quickly and to think visually: Light photo editing skills a plus.
  • Creative writing voice that translates to web-speak.
  • A sense of humor!

Interested?

  • Send a cover letter to [email protected] explaining why you are specifically interested in working for One Green Planet
  • Include links/attachments to your writing samples, social media accounts and resume, along with 5 food-related article ideas.
  • What is your salary expectation for this role?
  • We would love for you to participate in our #imagreenmonster campaign: http://onegreenplanet.org/unleash-your-green-monster/  and send a link of your update along with your application.
  • Candidates must be based in New York City/Tri-State Area