Thursday, August 23, 2012

Remote/ Telecommute Position: Editor for for Kidspot, Australia's Largest Women's Website

Post date: Thursday, August 23, 2012
Are you an experienced writer and sub-editor wanting to work for Australia’s largest women’s website, Kidspot? We are after a brilliant wordsmith with a fantastic eye for detail to work in a fast-paced, dynamic content environment to deliver even more eyeballs to our website, which already attracts more than a million visitors each month.

Reporting to our Senior Editor, you will be responsible for the production of Kidspot Daily, our daily newsletter. As well, you will be responsible for our highly-trafficked children’s activities section of text articles, text activities and videos and commissioning, editing and managing freelancers.

To be successful, you must have:
  • Extensive editorial experience, including the ability to write great copy and engaging headlines and intros, proofread, and commission content
  • Basic Photoshop and picture editing skills
  • Strong experience in copy management, including an understanding of style, grammar, formatting and a willingness to learn basic HTML
  • A willingness to learn the best SEO practices
  • A genuine interest in social media and its ability to connect with our audience to ensure great stories that can cut through the digital noise to genuinely connect with people
  • Confidence working with cloud technology as well as smart phones and tablets
  • An adaptable attitude and a sense of humour
This is a Sydney-based work-from-home role where you will be expected to work from your own office while being able to attend regular meetings in a Sydney city location. To be considered for the role you will have experience working as a content editor, writer and sub-editor and have at least 3 years solid experience in a commercial publishing environment. And it won’t hurt to be able to demonstrate an understanding of what Australian mums want to read and engage with online.

Sounds like a job you could thrive in? Apply and tell us why! Please send your resume along with a covering letter addressing your suitability for the role.


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