Brit + Co is hiring a

Senior Editor, Style

San Francisco, United States

If your brain is regularly abuzz with great ideas, your sartorial eye is on point, your finger is on the pulse of what’s trending across multiple platforms and you know top experts and writers, Brit + Co has just the job for you.

Our editorial team is looking for a Senior Editor focused on the Style areas of our site — which covers the topics of fashion and beauty, home decor, weddings, celebrations and food. The Senior Editor will be the person coming up with the biggest and best ideas, stunts and series and can find and foster the talent that makes up the Community in Brit + Co. They will focus on having a strong vision for the focus of the Style squad, filling up a long-lead calendar of what’s trending each month, know what people are searching for and will develop content specifically targeted to the Brit+Co user on our biggest platform, Pinterest.

You get the Brit + Co voice and vision and can help freelance writers nail it as well. You have a knack for knowing the perfect person for a special assignment, can onboard contributors in the most efficient way and expertly guide part-time writers in honing their B+C beats over time.

We want you, your can-do attitude, your eye for what’s beautiful, your creative spirit and your skills in scouting. The focus of this job is editing, managing and assigning, with a side of writing. As the Senior Editor, you will work closely with design, editorial and marketing to develop a content strategy that grows audience on and off site.

This is a full-time role based either in San Francisco, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and assign content production within the world of Lifestyle (style, beauty, home, weddings, parties)
  • Manage and work closely with Community Editor to assign out weekly and long lead assignments
  • Develop network of strong writers at varying levels of experience and payscale
  • Craft a long lead calendar yet be responsive in real time to trends and real happenings
  • Work closely with marketing team on Pinterest strategy
  • Manage lifestyle-focused area of contributor program
  • Find and onboard contributors, journalists, freelance photographers and content partners
  • Help strengthen NY-based writer community

REQUIREMENTS

  • 8+ years experience working in a fast-paced editorial environment
  • Knowledge of SEO and analytics
  • Professional and personal knowledge of Pinterest
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and experience collaborating with designers
  • You are a quick study in a company’s voice
  • You are a grammar and copywriting ninja… but know when it’s acceptable to make up a word
  • Your eye for the perfect featured photo is just as sharp as your headline-writing skills
  • Willing to be on-call occasional nights and weekends

NICE TO HAVES

  • Degree in Journalism, Creative Writing, English, Communications or related field
  • Experience in multiple mediums, (magazine, newspaper, TV, web)
  • Wordpress knowledge

Please include your resume, snappy cover letter and examples of sites and/or areas of sites you have managed in your application.