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Editorial Director

One Green Planet is a fast-growing media startup focused on compassionate and eco-conscious living.

This role is for an entrepreneurial candidate who is excited about working in a creative, fast-paced and fun work environment, at a startup with tremendous growth potential.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan the editorial calendar/strategy for various content categories and collaborate on projects and tools to increase audience retention and engagement.
  • Manage and enhance editorial operations processes and grow the roster of  contributors to increase breadth and depth of content.
  • Oversee a team of freelance writers and editorial staff.
  • Develop, pitch and select ideas for articles on most relevant topics, showcasing specific/seasonal themes and concepts, as well as daily news and viral posts.
  • Build and manage relationships with partners across channels.
  • Monitor the content to keep the site current, ensuring prompt elimination of any technical or content errors.
  • Develop new franchises, including video, and other types of content to drive traffic and user engagement.
  • Develop and analyze performance reports and leverage metrics to optimize the site via SEO, social media, etc.
  • Work with potential partners interested in sponsored posts, native advertising and co-branded channels.
  • Work closely with ad sales on brand positioning, franchise programs, digital strategies, and other new business initiatives.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have knowledge of and passion for animals, the environment, plant-based food and health, and conscious living, with extensive writing and editorial experience at a lifestyle publication. In addition, he/she must possess the following requisite qualifications:

  • 7+ years relevant editorial work experience.
  • Working knowledge of industry-standard metrics, traffic and revenue flow across the Internet.
  • Working knowledge of current SEO best practices, standard tools of digital publishing, including blogging platforms, content-management systems, photo and video software, including basic HTML.
  • Demonstrated success in increasing traffic via social media, content distribution/syndication/licensing and working with developers on new media projects.
  • Experience working with sales and marketing departments to come up with innovative ideas that drive business.
  • Ability to manage an editorial staff, including freelance writers, multitask effectively and operate under deadline pressure.

Location:

  • Candidate must be located in NYC/the Tri-state Area or willing to relocate at their own cost.

How to Apply:

        • Interested candidates please send an email to team AT onegreenplanet.org with a cover letter, writing samples and resume. 
        • Participate in our #imagreenmonster campaign:  http://www.onegreenplanet.org/unleash-your-green-monster/ and send a link of your update along with your application.