Entertainment IndustryJob Opening for Freelance Weekend Editor in Mashable (Austin, TX)



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Job Category : Entertainment Industry
Company Name: Mashable
Position Name: Freelance Weekend Editor
Location : Austin, TX
Job Description : Who We Are:
Ziff Media Group is dedicated to delivering exceptional user and partner experiences across a portfolio of leading brands in the Tech, Lifestyle, and Shopping verticals. Our leading brands include Mashable, PCMag, AskMen, RetailMeNot, Offers.com, and BlackFriday.com. Our mission is to be the most trusted purchase companion, helping users make the best decision for their interest and need. We connect brands and partners to large contextually-aligned audiences and deliver measurable performance.
About The Role:
Mashable is seeking an enthusiastic and confident Weekend Editor to helm our Saturday and Sundays. The editor will oversee the assigning, editing, and publishing of stories. They will also use their talents to write stories as well.
The Weekend Editor will have the opportunity to work across all of Mashable’s core verticals — culture, tech, entertainment, science, and social good — to ensure we are producing engaging, original stories. The role also requires an ability to understand (and/or willingness to learn) best practices for SEO, and embracing a quick turnaround approach to stories that creatively capitalize on the news cycle.
The ideal candidate is focused, disciplined, and dedicated to shaping stories through the editing and pitching process. She/He/They is a true team player who understands the value of working directly with other editors and writers. We’re looking for someone eager, creative, and full of ideas.
Candidates should have proven editing and writing experience, be familiar with Mashable’s voice and core coverage areas, be comfortable working closely with writers of different backgrounds and skill sets.
This is a part-time position that will work 9am-6pm ET every Saturday and Sunday.
What You’ll Do:
Assign and edit 4-10 stories per day
Oversee Mashable’s weekend coverage
Share stories on Mashable’s social platforms
Keep homepage updated
Maintain Mashable’s editorial integrity with thoughtful, careful edits that adhere to our style guidelines
Write 2-4 stories per shift, when needed
Create a fun Slack environment that is warm and generous
Who You Are:
Based in the U.S., able to work East Coast hours
Minimum 3-5 years editing experience at a media publication
Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
Strong communication skills
A critical editing eye
Detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable managing sensitive topic areas
A self-starter as well as a team player (a sense of humor is a must!)
Knowledge of the digital space and Mashable’s core coverage areas
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Information
Individuals seeking employment at Ziff Davis are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us align with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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