Refinery29 is hiring an

Assistant Audience Development Editor

New York, United States

Job Description:

This is a freelance-to-perm position.

The prime candidate is knowledgeable of analyzing analytics, CMS production, Refinery29’s content, creating content strategies, finding trending stories, and current video trends and strategies. This person will be responsible for collaborating with the editorial, video, and growth teams to create specific strategies to help grow SEO traffic for our video content, optimize videos for Google, and train team members in best practices.  S/he will also be responsible for increasing organic traffic through helping implement an SEO promotion strategy with heavy focus on keyword strategy.

S/he will must be detail-oriented, data-driven, a creative problem solver, great at communicating between teams, and passionate about our mission.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Help create video content strategy with SEO in mind
  • Work with audience, video, and editorial teams to analyze and report on key metrics
  • Identify and optimize email, syndication and PR wins from video content
  • Collaborate with social, SEO and syndication teams to develop and implement new traffic-growth tests and implement successful tests into new strategies
  • Train video team and international teams on best practices for SEO and content strategy


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant field
  • Previous marketing, editorial, or content strategy experience through previous internships or job
  • Utmost attention to detail and quality
  • Must show initiative, and be able to work well with many people
  • Ability to work with and communicate effectively with our SEO, editorial, marketing, design, and product teams
  • Experience using a CMS
  • Experience with web analytics and Excel
  • Demonstrated interest in and understanding of the media landscape, as well as a passionate interest in video