Senior Editor (Web Publishing, Lifestyle)
Senior Editor (Web Publishing, Lifestyle)
Growing Website in the Men's Lifestyle space seeks a full-time senior publishing editor to support various editing tasks, including but not limited to, running a final grammar and structure check, publishing content to the site with consistency, and injecting true personality into our posts.
This is an opportunity for the candidate, who meets the requirements to work with a large & growing men’s lifestyle web publication and with a team of exceptional and diverse writers.
About Us/Who We Are
Solid Ventures, Inc. is a quickly expanding Southern California-based media company owning and operating a growing & diverse portfolio of exceptional digital content brands. Visit us at https://solid.ventures/ to learn more about our core values and mission.
About the Role
This Senior Editor role is crucial to maintaining our high-bar content and ensuring content reaches the site on time, every time. You will be responsible for reviewing formatted content on a daily basis, and ensuring the content not only meets editorial standards, but is formatted correctly to meet SEO best practices and article expectations.
You’ll work directly with our Content Manager & existing editorial team.
You’ll be brought up to speed on our entire editorial process & procedures and understand exactly how you fit into this process.
Our team communicates using Slack & Asana for editorial assignments/processing.
You’ll be responsible for reviewing/finalizing each piece of content for publication (upwards of 60-90 posts/month) in order to ensure a proper, site-consistent tone & voice. You’ll also focus on making each piece factual, aligned with our SEO best practices, valuable, engaging & entertaining to read.
You’ll start ASAP in this role. The role will start off part-time, in order to really develop skills in the role with ample ability to scale up.
Onboarding and Training
If hired, you’ll work directly with the Content Manager to learn the ropes of the editorial publishing process & hone the site’s voice & tone.
Day to Day
You’ll receive and review final drafts. Following, you’ll make edits to content formatted on WordPress to ensure top-quality content is published to the site (link editing, adding content, rearranging, etc.).
You’ll use Asana, Slack & Email to communicate with other team members.
Who You Are
You’ll be an experienced and organized Editor in the Web Publishing industry capable of expertly publishing 90+ (2500+ word) posts each month.
Expert communication skills with an exceptional grasp of written & spoken English (Fully Fluent & Conversational).
Citizen of one of the following countries: US, UK, Canada, Belize, New Zealand, or Australia
Expertise in editing and optimizing blog posts in various styles (e.g., listicles, informational, product reviews, etc.).
Witty tone and humorous slant to spice up bland writing and integrate brand tone.
Self-starter and self-motivated perfectionist who loves finding and correcting errors.
Meticulous attention to detail, ensuring proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation in all content produced. Include the phrase "Meticulous attention to detail" at the start of your application reply.
Mastery of time management to get through a large volume of work and meet deadlines.
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with cross-functional team members while constantly communicating personal progress and needs for assistance to ensure all deadlines are met.
Experience with Software Tools such as Slack, Asana, WordPress & Google Docs
SEO background - w/experience correctly formatting/structuring Heading Tags & Keywords for SEO.
All candidates interested in this position should detail relevant editing experience, along with a paragraph about why they feel they are a perfect fit for this role.
Please include a few samples of live, published editing/proofreading work (Please specify the process you performed for the work you reference).
Nice to Haves:
Men’s Lifestyle/ Fashion Publication Experience
SEO and/or Content Strategy Background
Qualified candidates will be provided an Editing Trial for review by our founders & Content Manager. Selection of a candidate for hire will take between 1 & 2 weeks.
What’s in it for you?
Monthly Compensation Range: $2,500 - $3,000 USD (Dependent on Experience)
Flexible schedule with some team overlap requirements
100% Remote (No fancy attire needed here. We're focused solely on results. Feel free to work in your favorite comfy clothes).
Annual learning budget: Want to learn new skills relevant to your role? We'll cover it.
Company Core Values
We are dedicated to achieving the highest quality in all our endeavors. Top-quality research, meticulous attention to detail, and effective strategy are employed at all points in our business, from acquisition to content creation.
By prioritizing exceptional performance over the allure of scale, we can deliver outstanding results within the smallest details. As we continue to grow, our steadfast dedication to quality will remain the core of our success, ultimately setting us apart in a competitive landscape.
Our commitment to excellence extends to the team members we recruit and work with. We embrace individuality and diversity of opinion and communicate honestly and transparently. With the addition of each new team member, we strive to raise our bar for quality and performance.
We foster an environment of empowerment and autonomy. We seek to learn, teach, and document best practices for clarity and alignment in order to utilize powerful tools and resources efficiently.
We collaborate to expand our perspectives and further our collective understanding. We value each other's considerable skills, knowledge, and experience while supporting life-long education and self-improvement.
We envision and target our goals, celebrate our successes, and communicate openly about our failures, recognizing them as invaluable opportunities to adapt, learn and grow.
Our reliance on one another to deliver on our commitments and to realize our shared goals enables us to overcome complex and unique challenges, thus instilling camaraderie, trust, and integrity among our team.
We understand the value of offering others solutions to problems and pain points. We approach all such opportunities with a value-add mindset.
We aspire to view all challenges through a lens of possibilities to discover and cultivate potential hidden value.
We jump hurdles rather than stop short, ask for forgiveness rather than permission, and exhibit what we’ve learned from our mistakes in the changes we enact.
We endeavor to inspire creative thinking and always consider new possibilities, allowing us to remain relevant and forward-thinking in the value we provide.
We take calculated risks, demonstrate adaptability and resilience when facing new challenges and spend time exploring, learning, and sharing new ideas for perpetual advancement.
We strive to remain at the forefront of our industry to continue to positively impact the audiences and communities we serve.
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