Refinery29 is looking for a rock star Senior Editor who will work closely with the site's Deputy Editor, Managing Editor, and Senior Editorial staff. The Senior Editor is responsible for overseeing and top-editing content for various local channels (up to four) and providing support and mentoring to local editors, including generating story ideas, talent wrangling and shoot-production support, and writing content as needed.
This Editor will collaborate with the rest of the Senior Edit team to align on the comprehensive monthly schedule, representing said channels' ongoing requirements, including SEO and seasonal content. This position will also work with local editors and share the responsibility of meeting all traffic and local growth goals. He/she will be responsible for helping to maintain quality control and tone/style consistency across all chosen channels.
Conceive and write feature stories for both local and global channels
Cultivate a wide range of celebrity, influencer, and local contacts/talent, and help to increase awareness of the R29 brand
Top edit and schedule content, assign stories to contributors, and oversee and produce photo shoots
Keep a sharp eye on performance, social media strategies, and local-audience growth and engagement
Work closely with local editors in creating a short- and long-term editorial calendar, as well as work with the creative team to conceive original visuals and graphics
Plan and execute big-picture ideas to help grow and engage the R29 audience
Share and report on R29 growth and traffic goals
Represent the R29 brand in New York, from television and radio to other online outlets and print