Blog Editor

genxxl Published: November 22, 2009
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Description is expanding and is looking for an editor to take us to the next level (think very very BIG). You will be responsible overall for all aspects of the blog from developing and managing layout and content to search engine optimization and links. You will either be able to fulfill these positions yourself or recommend professionals to achieve the best result.This position is responsible for increasing the sites’ online traffic and recognition through entertaining writing, fantastic layout and up to date news.
You must be able to:
• Edit, assign and publish content on WordPress about news, the industry and latest gossip
• Find information off newswires and other sources to be able to publish the ‘gossip’ first and ensure we always have compelling and up-to-date content
• Engage and motivate the bloggers
• Be proficient in promotion (content promotion, networking with competitive sites, working with PR agencies for reviews/interviews/etc.)

The ideal candidate will:
• Have general knowledge of health and fitness.
• Be able to research and conduct others to do so
• Be extremely proficient in the English language (spelling, grammar, sentence structure).
Stay up to date on current news stories and be able to do the research required to do so
• Have experience managing a team of approximately 10 writers and motivating a team via remote contact (Skype, IM, email)
• Have a minimum of 2 years of experience developing editorial content online
• Have a good eye for design and be able to hire the best designers to make our blog visually appealing.
• Be creative and knowledgeable in coming up with ways to drive traffic (social networks, SEO, forging partnerships)
• Have a working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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