Section Copy Editor

Job title: Section Copy Editor
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 424415
Contact name: Alexandra Wolfsberger
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with an online editorial focused on showing men how to live a life that is more engaged; in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and culture to help them find a fully remote, freelance Copy Editor.

Job Description:
Section Editors are leaders. You’ll decide where to focus resources, make calls on what events we should cover, and maintain a coverage calendar.

What You'll Do:
  • Develop and maintain expert-level knowledge of the mobile and wearables industry.
  • Oversee every level of section production from freelance writers to staff writers and editors.
  • Identify trends and top-performing articles to shape future editorial efforts.
  • Standardize reviews with repeatable benchmarks and procedures.
  • Maintain relationships with key companies to ensure timely coverage.
  • Hire and train new writers with an eye and ear to quality, speed, and voice.
  • Write informed product reviews, thoughtful analysis and pointed opinion pieces.
  • Represent within the assigned area of expertise on video, television, radio and in print.
  • Provide constructive, forward-looking input to help shape editorial standards.
You Have:
  • 3+ years experience in editorial position, focusing on consumer 
  • A deep passion and knowledge of consumer electronics including wearables and mobile technology.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; able to write in a style that is interesting to the core audience.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills. Able to communicate and provide feedback effectively to others.
  • Experience working with web content management systems (WordPress preferred) and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Photography and videography skills are a plus.
  • College degree in journalism or related field preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of the current tech landscape is a necessity.
  • Ability to work in an office environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and meet deadlines.
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