Associate Editor- Entertainment, HuffPost Black Voices

Posted On: June 21, 2011

Journalism Job

Media Organization: AOL/Huffington Post Media Group

Company Description

At AOL, we're in the business of making the Internet better -- period. Through innovation and creativity, we've raised the bar and set the standard for what we believe high quality content is on the Internet.

Our content sites and products allow more than 250 million visitors around the world to access the best collection of journalists, artists and musicians on the web.

After 25 years, AOL is still very much a pioneer and we encourage you to come along for the ride and see what's next.

Job Description

About The AOL Huffington Post Media Group

Passionate, curious, creative? Our employees have helped to create some of the most influential and social online destinations that attract over 150 million unique visitors each month globally. We look for people that are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission: to inform, entertain, and connect the world.

Role: Associate Editor- Entertainment, HuffPost Black Voices

HuffPost Black Voices will spotlight the best and brightest contemporary black thinkers, game-changers and journalists. As Associate Editor you will report into the Black Voices Managing Editor and be responsible for updating the site with breaking news, analysis, blog posts, video and more, optimizing web traffic, promoting content on social media and growing our community.

Write, publish and promote engaging, high-impact Black Voices stories
Curate and manage the Black Voices homepage and/or subsections
Grow traffic through creative use of social media
Edit stories as needed, improving clarity and style
Implement SEO best practices on all article pages and content packages
Very strong writing skills and previous online publishing experience, including editing, SEO concepts, social media growth and promotion
Ability to analyze traffic data and track metrics, and respond to them
Basic understanding of HTML, Photoshop and blog publishing platforms
Be comfortable in a fast-paced, creatively demanding work environment that requires meticulous attention to detail
Extensive knowledge of social media sites and ideas about how to engage HuffPost's reader community in the issues of the day
Endless energy and ideas for high-quality reliable content, and exceptional drive to maximize its visibility and impact

To Apply

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